Portfolio

Welcome to Hoopla's first wave of virtual events! 2020 was quite a year for the event world, and we are proud to present our nonprofit partners that made this innovative, robust, and effective event gallery possible.

Illinois Humanities: Public Humanities Awards

Illinois Humanities works to build dialogue across all sectors of society to examine issues important to democracy in the focus areas of public policy, media & journalism, economy, and art. Using the humanities as a tool to stimulate discussion, IH creates experiences across Illinois through programming, events, and grantmaking to engage a diverse public on ideas and issues that matter.  IH is transforming their typical in-person luncheon into an online event including a premier silent auction!


When:
May 21, 2020
Where:
YouTube Live

Kaleidoscope: Stories that Connect

Kaleidoscope’s mission is to empower children, youth, and families impacted by abuse and neglect to build resourcefulness, resiliency, and supportive relationships through innovative, individualized case management and clinical services.


When:
June 11, 2020
Where:
Vimeo Live, Facebook Live

Norwegain American Hospital: 2020 Power of Community Virtual Gala

The Norwegian American Hospital Foundation seeks to engage philanthropists, the corporate and foundation community, and civic leaders to help Norwegian American Hospital provide high-quality healthcare to the people of Humboldt Park and neighboring communities.


When:
June 17, 2020
Where:
Custom Platform

Heartland Alliance: Standing Together, A Conversation About Equity

Heartland Alliance works to advance human rights and champion human dignity by providing services and promoting solutions to achieve a more just global society. Society benefits when all people can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. 


When:
July 16, 2020
Where:
Vimeo Live

Environmental Law and Policy Center: All in for the Environment

The Environmental Law & Policy Center is the Midwest’s leading environmental legal advocacy organization. The ELPC drives transformational policy changes with national impacts.


When:
September 10, 2020
Where:
YouTube Live

Women's Business Development Center: Pivoting for Progress

The mission of the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) is to support and accelerate business development and growth, targeting women and serving all diverse business owners, in order to strengthen their participation in, and impact on, the economy.


When:
September 24, 2020
Where:
Custom Platform

Connections for Abused Women and their Children: Sounds of Silence

Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC) is committed to ending domestic violence. Using a self-help, empowerment approach, CAWC provides a shelter for adults and children, counseling, advocacy, and a 24-hour hotline for people affected by domestic violence. CAWC works for social change through education, service collaboration, and institutional advocacy.


When:
October 3, 2020
Where:
YouTube Live, Facebook Live

Voice of the People: Sweet Home Uptown

Voice of the People's mission is to enable quality, affordable housing opportunities for low-income people in Uptown and to empower residents through participation in advocacy, real estate development, property management and collaborative services.


When:
October 8, 2020
Where:
YouTube Live, Facebook Live

Intonation: Play it Forward

Intonation kids explore their limitless potential by learning to play instruments and form their own rock bands. Offered in partnership with schools, park districts, and community organizations, our year-round classes make music accessible to children by providing them with instruments, instruction, mentorship, and the chance to perform on stages across the city. Each Intonation student takes part in a personal and team approach to practice, setting goals, and problem solving; and over time they gain the confidence to take charge of their direction and seek out new experiences.


When:
October 20, 2020
Where:
YouTube Live

BPI: Change Is Now

As an independent public interest law and policy center for nearly fifty years, BPI is dedicated to advancing innovative solutions to pressing issues of social justice and quality of life in the Chicago region.  Today BPI’s work is focused on housing and community development, justice reform, public education, and political reform.


When:
October 22, 2020
Where:
YouTube Live

Chicago Architecture Center: If Walls Had Ears

The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) is a nonprofit cultural organization with tours, exhibitions, programs and events for all ages. CAC's mission is to inspire people to discover why design matters.

Presented by the Chicago Architectural Center as part of 2020 Open House Chicago, If Walls Had Ears is a special collection of virtual tours and brief performances that brings attendees “into” spaces they wouldn’t ordinarily see at storied Chicago music venues, including the Avalon Regal Theater, The Forum, Thalia Hall and the Vic Theatre. 


When:
October 23, 2020
Where:
Vimeo Premier

Women's Business Development Center: Early Childhood Education Summit

The mission of the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) is to support and accelerate business development and growth, targeting women and serving all diverse business owners, in order to strengthen their participation in, and impact on, the economy.


When:
November 14, 2020
Where:
Custom Platform

Access Living: Lead on LIVE

Access Living ignites disability power and pride, provides critical services, and breaks down systemic barriers to create a stronger, more inclusive society.


When:
November 19, 2020
Where:
Custom Platform