Join us for our second annual casino night! It will take place February 24 in the Erin Room of the Irish American Heritage Center. Hope to see you there!
You can purchase tickets to this event via credit card or check. Your ticket includes entry to the event, all you can drink, an array of food choices, live music, gambling, and bus transportation. A silent auction and major gifts prizes will also be available at the event. Don’t miss out!
Ticket prices are $85 for general admission. Members of Irish partner organizations (includes members of the Ireland Network, the Irish American Heritage Center, Gaelic Park, Irish Fellowship & Young Irish Fellowship) are $75. Additionally you can purchise group tickets and save. Transportation will be provided from both Fado Pub and Gaelic Park.
May the luck of the Irish be with you!
If you have any questions about this event or would like to volunteer please contact our Executive Director, Michael Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-282-8445.
Why Support CIIS?
CIIS is the only direct service, charitable organization, specifically catered to the Irish community in the entire Midwestern United States. CIIS has full service and confidential immigration, pastoral, and social services programs. Our mission is to serve, empower, and connect the Irish and Irish American community in the Midwestern United States. We serve the Irish community by providing legal, social, and referral programs. We provide access to resources and assistance, empowering community members to resolve the challenges they face. We connect by acting as a voice of the Irish community, liaising with relevant organizations, policy makers, and the government of Ireland. Over the past 12 months, CIIS has seen a 41% increase in demand for our legal services from this time last year. During that same time period, CIIS has hosted 24 immigration legal clinics directly serving 127 individuals and has addressed over 780 total immigration related inquiries. Our social services program has also had an extremely busy year hosting 37 senior group meetings on both the north and south side of the city with a total of 922 seniors who have attended these groups encompassing 140 individuals. Through our social services program we have conducted 191 home visits to vulnerable or isolated seniors and have provided 26 seniors with ongoing case management services. In addition to our immigration and social services programs, CIIS has also provided housing and employment referrals to over 182 summer J1 student visitors.
Thank you for your consideration and we very much appreciate all of those who have already contributed to CIIS this year.