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Renaissance Social Services Invites You to Our Exclusive Event:

A Taste of Hope 

Taste and learn about handpicked Domestic Wines in an intimate setting with the expert Sommeliers at
J9 Wine Bar

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only 45 tickets are available to our strongest supporters, to help Renaissance provide continued services

during this crisis.

Exclusive tickets are available at $250 per guest

(plus two free raffle tickets)

Individual sponsorship opportunities are:

$10,000 Level

    -18 tickets

    - Assists in the purchase of a Mobile Health van for
our street outreach teams.

$5,000 Level 

    - 8 tickets 

  -Provides school supplies and clothes for 10 families.

$3,000 Level 

    - 6 tickets

    - Provides 12 doses of Narcan, medication that can
      save the life of someone from an opioid overdose.

$1,500 Level 

    - 4 tickets

    - Provides 6 months of CTA passes for Rapid Rehousing
      program participants.

Your sponsorship will also have a direct impact on the
lives of Chicagoans affected by homelessness! 








Explore our Raffle Items today!

On-Line Raffle ends Oct. 13th

Prizes will be drawn on Oct 14th, at the event.  

Winners need not be present to win! 

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors 

Conversations on Homelessness

The Renaissance Living Room
On October 19th, from 12:00 to 1:00pm  join us as we discuss 
The Renaissance Living Room,  featuring Loren Phillips, Team Leader of The Renaissance Living Room, and Michael Banghart, Executive Director of Renaissance Social Services. 

The Renaissance Living Room is an alternative to hospitals or the police when you’re having a mental health crisis or just too stressed and overwhelmed to cope, in a safe, home-like atmosphere.

Previous Conversations

Sponsored by: 


Conversation on Homelessness:

How to Help Our Homeless Neighbors
 A Virtual Series


What do you do when you encounter a homeless person? Many people are unsure of how to help our most vulnerable neighbors and this Conversation answers this question and more.


Featuring Richard Rowe, Chairperson of the Lived Experience Commission, and Senior Program Manager at CSH, Connie Bacon, and Michael Banghart, Renaissance’s Executive Director

Conversation on Homelessness: Finding Home 

A Virtual Series

Featuring Lillian and Ray, two Renaissance Program Participants, and Michael Banghart, Renaissance’s Executive Director

Conversation on Homelessness: Why

Housing Makes Cents (Sense)

A Virtual Series


          Betsy Benito, Principal Consultant, High Ground Partners, LLC

          Richard Day, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

          Michael Banghart, Executive Director, Renaissance Social Services

Betsy Benito, Richard Day and Michael Banghart will discuss why ending homelessness is not only ethically correct, but why it also makes financial sense. 

Conversation on Ending Homelessness

A Virtual Series

  Sol Flores, Deputy Governor, Health and Human Services, State of Illinois

Sol Flores, Deputy Governor, State of Illinois, and Michael Banghart, Renaissance’s Executive Director will discuss the issues surrounding homelessness and the steps being taken to end it.