Voice from the Heart Legacy Celebration

Thank you to everyone that already registered and will be attending!

We still have a few volunteer slots open. Sign up online.


Saturday, December 4, 6 pm to 9 pm
Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort


Woman with four small children on a playground


Honoring Executive Director Dr. Michele Wilkins with the Voice From the Heart Award and celebrating 25 years of listening, learning, and language at Child’s Voice.

Join us for Alumni Speakers, Mission Moments, Opportunities to Support Our Programs, an Online Silent Auction, and more!

Including cocktails (including Dr. Michele’s favorite signature drink), passed appetizers, and food & sweet stations

Wear your cocktail party attire with holiday flair!


The event will feature general seating in a cocktail-party setting. You are invited to mix and mingle and visit our Mission Moment stations, where you can visit with Child’s Voice staff and learn more about our programs and services. You may also purchase an assigned seat or table.

Want to stay the night after the party? The Hilton Oak Brook Hills is offering a $99 per night rate AND waiving the resort fee for Child’s Voice guests!


Sponsorships available now!

Ticket and Sponsorship Levels

If you can’t make it in person, for $100, you can send your virtual congratulations to Child’s Voice on 25 years or to Dr. Michele on her upcoming retirement and Voice from the Heart Award.

$10,000 Legacy Sponsor
Premier recognition during event and on all media (website, online auction, & social)
Logo placement on online auction banner
16 Guests with two reserved tables at the event

$5,000 Building Blocks Sponsor SOLD OUT

$2,500 Silver Anniversary Sponsor SOLD OUT

$2,000 Signature Cocktail Sponsor
Recognition at the bar and on signature cocktail signs during event, in addition to all digital media (website, online auction, & social)
Does not include any guests

$1,000 Mission Moment Sponsor SOLD OUT

$750 Something Sweet Sponsor
Recognition at the dessert bar/station, in addition to all digital media (website, online auction, & social)
Does not include any guests

$500 Timepiece Sponsor
Recognition on all digital media (website, online auction, & social)
2 Guests with reserved seating

Interested in sponsorship? Have questions? We are excited to speak with you! Please contact Kate Bousum a kbousum(at)childsvoice.org to discuss!

We are also looking for Silent Auction items! Donate here!


Thank you to our sponsors!

Timepiece Sponsor

Jeff Belden

Wendy and Rob Deters

The Jareczek Family / CNA Surety

Cochlear logo



Dean and Mary Olsen

RBC Wealth Management

Dr. Anna Tess

Dr. Dawn Violetto


Something Sweet Sponsor

Nancy & Marwin Goble

Krusinski Construction

Dean and Mary Olsen


Signature Drink Sponsor

Dr. Nancy M. Young


Mission Moment Sponsor

Advanced Bionics

Catherine Cappuzzello

ComEd Exelon



Silver Anniversary



The Deamer Group logo

The Hub Group logo

The McMahon Family


Schaumburg Bank and Trust logo


Building Blocks

UChicago Medicine Pediatric Hearing Loss & Cochlear Implant Program


We also thank

Divine Signs Graphics

Oak Park Jewelers Logo