Sponsor A Time to Shine 2024

Find out how you can be a part of our biggest event of the year!

As an organization dedicated to providing accessible quality child care and early education to Illinois’ youngest learners, we rely on the support of generous sponsors like you to bring our vision to life. Join us in making a difference and leaving a lasting impact in Illinois by sponsoring our annual event, A Time to Shine. 


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A Time to Shine

Our signature annual event, A Time to Shine, celebrates the impact of generous supporters like you. Join other donors; corporate, community, and civic leaders; and partners to support vital programs for children, families, and communities across Illinois.

We have welcomed a variety of notable guests over the years, including actors Dulé Hill and Tia Mowry; television host Tamron Hall; former advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett; and former First Lady Michelle Obama.

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Explore Our Sponsorship Opportunities

Explore the various sponsorship levels in our comprehensive Sponsorship Packet, designed to meet different budgetary considerations and marketing goals. Each level offers unique benefits to maximize your brand’s visibility and engagement.


Download the Sponsorship Packet

Why Sponsor?

Our annual event is a cornerstone of our mission, bringing together community leaders, supporters, and partners to celebrate our achievements and look ahead to future goals. By sponsoring this event, your company can play a pivotal role in driving positive change while gaining valuable exposure and networking opportunities.

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Visibility and Recognition

Your brand will be acknowledged through our event marketing materials, social media channels, and press releases, enhancing your brand’s visibility and credibility.

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Networking Opportunities

Connect with other sponsors, donors, and supporters who are committed to social responsibility and philanthropy in Chicago and Illinois.

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Sponsorship Packages

We offer flexible and customizable sponsorship packages tailored to meet your specific goals.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Your sponsorship directly contributes to our organization’s programs and initiatives, empowering us to create positive change in the lives of those in need.

Become A Sponsor

Your partnership can make a significant impact on children and families in Illinois. To become a sponsor, please fill out the sponsorship form.

Complete Sponsorship Form

For more information or to discuss custom sponsorship options, contact:

Sari Rubin

Director of Philanthropy



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