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Thanksgiving 2018

We served 2,200 families!

Map of deliveries made in 2018

A record breaking year for the Brigade delivering 2,200 Thanksgiving baskets to families all throughout Chicagoland.

Made possible with the help of hundreds of volunteers, drivers, social workers, supporting organizations and financially by means of our sponsors and donors! We thank you all!

2018 Brigade Photos

4th Annual James Bond Masquerade Soiree

It’s that time of year again! On behalf of Sean Tehrani and the Chicago Basket Brigade we cordially invite you to Chicago’s 4th Annual James Bond Masquerade Soiree benefiting Thanksgiving Basket Brigade – Chicago

Enjoy an exclusive night full of elegance, espionage, and adventure — as we celebrate the 54th anniversary of the James Bond films.

So, please join us on Thursday Nov 10th at 6:30pm, as we once again unveil a world of mystery and sensuality.

Bond themed drink specials, featuring a vintage “shaken, not stirred” (you must be 21 years old or older to enter this event)

If you missed it the past year, here’s what you can expect:


Thanksgiving 2015

Another wonderful Basket Brigade this year delivering to 1,500 families. We delivered to families in more areas of the city and suburbs this year and also focused on creating a better experience for volunteers and larger more bountiful baskets of food for families.

Connect.Inspire.Grow 4 Year Anniversary of Networking Events

{A portion of proceeds will go to the Chicago Basket Brigade providing Thanksgiving dinners for families throughout Chicagoland.}

Connect.Inspire.Grow 4 Year Anniversary of Networking Events Honoring Inspiring Chicagoans

Join us for cocktails, hor d’oeuvres, entertainment, networking and words of wisdom from influential leaders of all industries. Proceeds benefit the Chicago Basket Brigade.

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Chicago Raffaello
201 E Delaware Pl
Chicago, IL 60611

Street & Valet Parking Available


The mission of Connect. Inspire. Grow. Networking Events is to CONNECT business professionals that INSPIRE each other from their experiences and allow them to GROW their success.

Watch video from our one of our past events:

Have a complimentary professional profile photo taken to be used on social media sites and professional material!

Videographers will give you a chance to promote your business! Chicago business owners have an opportunity to market and share the video on social media and email campaigns!

Advertising | Accounting | Banking | Broadcasting | Computer | Consulting | Education | Energy Entertainment | Finance | Fitness | Healthcare | Hospitality | Human Resources | IT | Legal Services | Marketing | Media | Medical | Nonprofit Charitable Organizations | Real Estate | Recruiting | Restaurant & Food Services | Social Media | Telecommunications | Travel | Video Marketing | Web Development & more!

Level 1 Package $300
Level 2 Package $500
Level 3 Package $1,000

Sponsors have designated table space to promote their business and interact with attendees. Sponsors will be featured in our event video & promotional materials. Contact