Category Chicago Fundraisers

Join Us at FCACC’s 13th Annual Big Night Event

Highlights from previous Big Night events:

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Wednesday, October 25 – 6pm to 9pm
Chicago Cultural Center

Tickets: $150 in advance ~ $175 at the door
Remember to buy raffle tickets for a chance to win a trip for two to New York City and tickets to see The Late Show with Stephen Colbert!

Purchase Big Night event and raffle tickets here.


More Big Night information here.

Time to Celebrate Jenny and Ollie!

August 31st – 7pm – 9pm
Trader Todd’s – 3216 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657

Jenny Schlueter and Ollie Davidson have done so very much for the kitties of Chicagoland over the past 10+ years. This is our chance to thank them for all of their work, have fantastic food and drinks, support a great rescue, and learn about Jenny and Ollie’s next plans to help the animals of Chicago.

Join us at Trader Todd’s from 7-9pm. Tickets are $20 at the door. We’ll have lots of great free food (vegan) and a great selection of free alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Proceeds benefit Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control (FCACC) so that more animals can be rescued.

Can’t make it? You can still make a donation to support the foster kitties of FCACC by visiting You can honor Jenny and Ollie by supporting animals in need. They will be notified of all donations.

All are welcome to come– please bring friends (and invite them on Facebook)!

Cubs vs Pirates charity event May 14!

See Cubs vs. Pirates and support homeless animals!

Realtors to the Rescue is a great FCACC supporter who is sponsoring a fun afternoon at the ball game charity event. Come to the pre-party at “Deuces & the Diamond Club” and then cheer on the Cubs while supporting homeless animals!

$50 registration fee includes 2 complimentary drinks, a t-shirt, and one Cubs ticket.

Come welcome spring with a baseball game!

Register today:


12 Trees of Giving Fundraising Event

12 Trees of Giving Fundraising Event

It’s the Season of Generosity

November 23 – January 2

FCACC has joined Block 37’s first annual “12 Trees of Giving” competition for the most wonderfully decorated Christmas tree on display at 108 North State St., Chicago, IL.

You are invited to come marvel at our beautiful adornments and vote for your favorite tree by donating $10 to FCACC!

Simply text TREE FCACC to 27722.

(A $10 donation will be added to your phone bill.)

If you really love the decorations you can vote one additional time through social media by using the hashtag #GIVE37.

Thank you and Happy Holidays!

Trader Todd’s Big Jolly Christmas Bash – Friday, 12/18 @ 6pm

Trader Todd’s Big Jolly Christmas Bash

Join us for food, drink, karaoke and holiday cheer at our annual Christmas party extravaganza! Admission is free with a donation (any amount) at the door to Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control. Enjoy beer, wine and cocktails, a holiday smorgasbord from our kitchen, and a free ticket for a holiday specialty drink to boot! Mrs. Claus will be making her traditional visit with door prizes and a free raffle for some awesome presents.

December 18th starting at 6pm!

Star-studded Big Night is almost here!

October 8, 2015 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Animal expert and WGN radio star Steve Dale is Honorary Chairman of this celebrity chefs event this year! Joining Steve as emcee will be Pete McMurray of NBC-5’s “24/7” and 97.1 FM “The Drive.” And of course they will be surrounded by Chicago’s best chefs cooking up a storm for you—all to help Chicago’s neediest animals.


08 de octubre 2015 de 6:00-21:00

Experto en animales y la estrella de radio WGN Steve Dale Presidente de Honor de este evento famosos chefs de este año! Junto a Steve como maestro de ceremonias será Pete McMurray de NBC 5 de ” 24/7 ” y 97.1 FM ” The Drive “. Y por supuesto que estarán rodeados de los mejores chefs de Chicago para cocinar un banquete para ti, todo esto para ayudar a los animales necesitados de Chicago.

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