Aspire, a Chicago-based nonprofit that serves children and adults with developmental disabilities, hosted its 21st annual Big City Night gala in February with 500 guests in attendance. Guests were transported to the land of Oz during the Emerald City themed fundraiser. $250,000 was raised during the evening to directly support Aspire’s programming. aspirechicago.com
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