Infant Welfare Society of Chicago, 3600 W. Fullerton, Chicago, IL 60647 - 773-782-2800

Infant Welfare Society Auxiliary  

Celebrating over a century of service and support of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago    

Wheaton Chapter

Organized 1957 

Karen Patton and Mary Plepel

Currently the Chapter has 27 Active Members and 9 other members 

In FY 2016 we
 volunteered 3,146 hours

Special Events
In FY2016 the Chapter raised more 
than $30,180.  Events included Luminaria Sale, Make a Difference Day CHAT collection, Bean Soup Kits, Coat Drive, See Santa Party, Bridge Group, Dental Goodie Bags, Arrowhead Dining Fundraisers 

Memorial and Honor 
donations totaled $155


September 14, 2017

"Playing Fore the Kids"​

Maria Penland 773-782-5041

​Year to Date our Chapter is proud to have raised $39,671 
for the Clinic through our fundraising efforts: Luminaria sale, Golf Outing, Bridge Group, Arrowhead Dining Fundraiser days, and Planter’s Palette gift certificate sales.

And with the following in-kind donations to the Clinic:  Make 
a Difference Day (59 new coats and a combination of 128 new scarves, hats and mittens); See Santa 60 gift sets (for the boy’s 9-10 year age group); Bean Soup (126 soup meals); Dental Kits (144 gift bags for the dental clinic); and $500 worth of Diapers.

Our Chapter also awarded a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from Wheaton Warrenville South High School. The scholarship is our way of giving back to our local community.

Other events . . . At our annual end of year dinner, 
we installed our new board members for the upcoming 
2017-2018 fiscal year. Thank you ladies for continuing to make our chapter wonderful.

Introducing our 2017-2018 Board: L-R Back row: 
Karen Patton, Lynda Given Lessek, Betsy Bennett, 
Julia Cziesla, Julie Hickey Front row: Nancy Carlson, 
Debi Zablock and Jill Jakubowski.