7:00 PM19:00

Comedy Night Fundraiser

  • Willow Creek Crystal Lake, Student Auditorium (map)
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Please join us for this laugh filled show that has been enjoyed by thousands of people, both young and old alike. Featuring the family friendly comedy of Green Room Improv an ensemble-based theatre company that specializes in improvisation.

Doors open at 6:30 for pre-show festivities.  Enjoy games, raffles, snacks for purchase, and a chance to meet Ked Frank, Refuge for Women Founder and National Director. Show begins promptly at 7:00 pm

Thank You To Our Sponsors


Express Employment Professionals



Deb & Walt Wolf

Wholesale Carpets

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9:00 AM09:00

A Visit with Amy Carmichael

Refuge for Women, is pleased to invite you to this special fall fundraising event.

Please join us for a dramatic portrayal on the life of Amy Carmichael. This one-woman drama presented by Maggie Rowe- author, dramatist, and women’s speaker- depicts the life and words of Amy Carmichael, a missionary in India.

Amy Carmichael was one of the early heroes to those caught up in sex trafficking and Refuge for Women is proud to honor this early sex trafficking abolitionist by presenting this program.

Enjoy a light breakfast, door prizes, A Visit with Amy Carmichael and a presentation on the restorative, healing work of Refuge for Women.

Tickets to this event are COMPLIMENTARY.  An opportunity to give to Refuge will be presented.  RSVP Here


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6:00 PM18:00

Freedom...Living a New Story


Please join us for an extraordinary evening of inspiration!

You will experience moving stories of transformation and hear how Refuge is helping our residents to live a life of Freedom.  

Our special guest will be Julianna Zobrist.

Enjoy our silent auction, dinner and program in the beautiful surroundings of the Boulder Ridge Country Club. Your attendance at "Freedom...Living A New Story", will help support our newly established restorative home in McHenry County. 

Your registration includes: Silent Auction, Dinner, Complimentary Valet Parking, Stories of Inspiration and More.

Event sponsorships and Program booklet ads are also available.  Contact Helena Madsen at

Registration Ends April 28th

Sponsored by:



Willow Crystal Lake

220 Exchange Drive

Crystal Lake, IL 60014


Vein and Laser Center

1600 N Randall Rd #355 | Elgin, IL 60123


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7:15 PM19:15

Human Trafficking Awareness Seminar

Join us for a free screening of "Chosen - The True Story of America's Trafficked Teens" and a discussion on how to better protect our children from falling victim to this horrible epidemic. 

Featuring a special presentation from the States Attorney's office on how the law regarding the use of technology and inappropriate activity affects our children.


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11:30 AM11:30

Benefit Luncheon and Fashion Show

  • Willow Lakes Estates Community Center (map)
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Join us for a Benefit Luncheon and Fashion show sponsored by “Women After God’s Own Heart” to raise money for Refuge for Women. There will be Butternut Squash Soup, Large Salad Bar and yummy Desserts. Door prizes, musical entertainment and a fashion show by LuLaRoe to delight your senses.  

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10:00 AM10:00

Gary United Methodist Church

Human Trafficking is a dark industry that abuses and exploits women of all ages. Karen M. Schultz, City Director for Refuge for Women-Chicago, will share information on the long-term care this non-profit, faith based organization provides for women who have escaped human trafficking or sexual exploitation. Their hope is for each woman to leave Refuge for Women with self-sustainability and a life marked with dignity and hope.

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8:30 AM08:30

Freedom Prayer Gathering

Hosted By: Administer Justice, New Name, Reclaim 13, Refuge for Women & WAR International

Join us again as we come together and ask God to move in our city.  Add your voice as we pray for the work and people served by Administer Justice, New Name, Reclaim 13, Refuge for Women and WAR International. Hear stories of hope and requests for justice and deliverance.  And because of your prayers, lives will be changed. 

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