Have Mercy!

Online ticket sales have ended.
Tickets will be available at the door for $135.


Date: Friday, May 13, 2022
Time: 8 p.m. to midnight
Place: Theater on the Lake, 2401 N Lake Shore Dr 

Have Mercy! is back, and this year we’re at a new venue!

We hope you will join the Associate Board of Mercy Home for Boys & Girls at their 13th annual fundraising gala, Have Mercy!, on Friday, May 13, 2022.

Have Mercy! brings together leading young professionals for a night of dancing and entertainment. The event features live music, hors-d’oeuvres, drinks and dancing, an exciting auction, and raffle items – all in the beautiful setting of Theater on the Lake.

With ABC 7’s Samantha Chatman serving as emcee, you’ll have a great time and know that you’re making a difference in the lives of Mercy Home’s kids. In its beautiful new home at Theater on the Lake, Have Mercy! is the perfect way to kick off your summer!

Online ticket sales have ended.
Tickets will be available at the door for $135.

Check out what’s in store:

Bid on these exciting auction items!

  • Two C3 Presents VIP guest passes for all four Days of Lollapalooza
  • Premium seats to Chicago’s Air & Water Show at Theater on the Lake, including food and beverages
  • 3 day, 2 night stay at The Lombardy in New York City
  • Room Refresh from The Trend Design Group
  • A customizable home office furniture setup from Henricksen
  • Gift basket from Ulta Beauty and jewelry from Kendra Scott
  • Tickets to home games for the Bears, Cubs, Fire, and White Sox
  • Tickets to Notre Dame football vs. Clemson
  • Two passes to Chicago Pizza Tours’ Original Chicago Pizza Tour
  • Chicago restaurant packages, spa experiences, brewery tours, and more!

Win a Trip for Two to Mexico!

Don’t miss out on your chance at a 7-night Pick-Your-Paradise for two adults! Choose from a luxury collection of lavish beach front resorts, located in three of Mexico’s most beautiful destinations. Acapulco – Nuevo Vallarta – Cancun-Riviera Maya.

Boasting high-end amenities, comfort-filled accommodations, and the very best service in Mexico, there’s nothing quite like a vacation at Vidanta. Enjoy endless pools, world-class restaurants, live entertainment, tranquil spas, and activities for all ages! Tickets are one for $20 or six for $100 and can only be purchased at the Have Mercy! event.

Music by DJ MickCity and a live performance by Weird Beard!

DJ MickCity is a mobile and club DJ based in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Mickey started DJing in 2016 and has performed at a wide range of events, from weddings to the Tito’s Lounge at Lollapalooza. Mickey has an eclectic taste in music and enjoys tailoring his sets to the unique preferences of his audience.

Weird Beard is a Chicago based pop rock band that blends modern sounds with old school blues rock and soul. Comprised of Mark Stevens, Ryan Berger, Kevin Stevens, Matt Settle, and Rick Perez along with saxophonist Spencer Rose – the group brings a heavy rock edge tinged with a powerful horn section to create a sound that is sure to keep you wanting more.

Pop-A-Shot Competition

Compete in our Pop-A-Shot Competition! For $10, enjoy unlimited plays at our 4-person Pop-A-Shot game. High Score at the end of the night will Split the Pot with Mercy Home!

Online ticket sales have ended.
Tickets will be available at the door for $135.

Here are photos from our past Have Mercy! gala. Check out more photos from our 2019 Have Mercy! gala.

Thanks to our Sponsors!