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Place your bets on April 22nd!

Mark your calendars to attend Amate House’s first-ever Casino Night at our 39th annual gala! Try your luck at poker, blackjack, or craps to support the Amate House mission. The evening includes food, drinks, auctions, raffles, and dancing at our amazing new venue, Venue West!

Founders Award 

Presented to Sasha Hamilton-Cotter ‘13 and ‘14

Program Schedule

6:00pm: Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and silent auction
7:00pm: Program
7:30pm: Casino opening, food stations, and dancing
10:30pm: Silent auction closes and Magic raffle drawing

Venue West

221 N Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60612
Free Parking + Coat Check

Ticket Pricing

Card Shark $250

General admission ticket. Includes $50 in poker chips for use in casino games. 

The Ante (Alumni) $150*

*An Alumni General Admission ticket for fellows ending their service year in 2018-2022.

Pair of Aces: $450

A pair of general admission tickets. Includes $100 in poker chips for use in casino games. 

Jackpot! $1,000

5 General Admission tickets. Includes $150 in poker chips for use in casino games. 

For tickets, sponsorship opportunities, or more information about the event, contact JeannieBalanda at! If you can’t join us, please consider sponsoring the event or making a donation. 

Help Amate House continue to grow our impact!


Since 1984 Amate House has been putting love into action through service to Chicago area communities.


Volunteer Service Valued at Over $38 Million


Over those years, we have served over 220 nonprofit organizations and schools.


Over 1,050,000 Lives Touched


Over 1.4 Million Service Hours Donated to Chicago Communities


880+ Alumni Continue to Live Out the Amate House Tenets

Check out photos from our 2022 gala!

Thank You to our Amate Magic Sponsors!