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Share a gift with our kids this Giving Tuesday!

Give kids a bright future

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There are only a few hours left to help out families affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Gifts made today will be matched.

#GivingTuesdayNow is almost over. Only a few hours left to help our families affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Gifts made today will be matched up to $50,000 thanks to the generosity of a dedicated group of employees at William Blair and its matching gifts program.

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Brighter Futures..

begin with you, help Chicago’s children by donating to Mercy Home!

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Ringside Volunteer Information

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Ringside for Mercy’s Sake
Saturday, November 2, 2019
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Chicago Marriott Downtown—540 N. Michigan Ave. (at Ohio St.)
Entrances are on both Michigan Ave. and Rush St. (312) 836-0100
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4:00PM (6th floor) Note: Some shifts may arrive earlier or later.
Please be prompt for check in, as training is imperative for most of the volunteer roles.
Please note, after 6pm, volunteer check in will be moved to the 7th Floor Registration desk.
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Public transportation or taxi are strongly recommended. Try to avoid driving to the
hotel, but if you must, you may wish to avoid using the hotel parking as it is costly. Please note:
Mercy Home cannot reimburse volunteers for transportation or parking
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Dress for the event is black-tie optional. Volunteers typically wear a cocktail dress or ballgown
or , a suit or tux. Please, wear comfortable shoes, as you will be on your feet for a few hours.
Please do not bring a large bag or purse. There is no storage, only coat check.
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There will be dinner and a briefing for all volunteers, so please be on time. Depending on
your role, you may need to eat quickly, and for other roles there may be a longer wait time.
We ask for your patience as we get everyone in place.
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If you are able to stay until the end of the event to help us put things away, we need you!
Having more hands on deck will enable us to pack up quickly.
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As you volunteer, please keep in mind that in addition to your role, you also serve as a
representative of Mercy Home. There will be a number of special guests and generous
benefactors who also believe in what we do. Many of them are the reason we are able
to sustain our mission, and it is expected that you will conduct yourselves in a manner
that is responsible and pleasing
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If you would like to have a drink, please do so responsibly, and only after your volunteer shift
has ended.
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directly to someone at registration or Amanda Hays.
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If you have any questions or concerns about your volunteer role please contact:
Amanda Hays—Coordinator of Special Events
amahay@mercyhome.org

We appreciate your continued generosity and dedication to the mission of Mercy Home for Boys & Girls!

You can also download this information here.
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