Third Annual Benefit Concert with Funkadesi

April 21, 2018 @ 6:30PM — 10:30PM

Celebrating, once again, with the award-winning group, Funkadesi!

General Admission

Available For 58 More Days!

Price increases to $100 at the door.


Professional Sponsor

Includes 10 tickets and recognition as a Leading Sponsor.


Alumni Sponsor

Includes 8 tickets


Graduate Sponsor

Includes 6 tickets


Undergraduate Sponsor

Includes 4 tickets


Scholar Sponsor

Includes 2 tickets


Planned participation by Fr. Jamels James, LIFT Founder and Executive Director, and LIFT graduates Arun David Raj and Arther Gunaseelan.

Master of Ceremony, Ravi Baichwal of ABC 7 Chicago.

6:30PM Doors Open

7:30PM Funkadesi

8:00PM Live Auction and Paddle Raise

8:30PM Funkadesi

10:00PM Raffle Winner Announced

Ticket price includes entrance to event, alcoholic + nonalcoholic beverages, and heavy hors d'ouevres.

For more information on sponsorship, click here.

To pay by check, please make payable to LIFT USA and mail to:

LIFT USA, PO Box 47560, Chicago IL 60647.

Questions? please contact Event Chair, Heena Waichulis, at

Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners!

Heena and Jim Waichulis

Suzanne Osetek

Event Location

1st Ward Events at Chop Shop
2033 W North Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647

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