Mona Purdy, from Share Your Soles, holds shoes near a container at the nonprofit's former Alsip facility. | File photo
Updated: October 1, 2014 6:03AM
The Burnham Park Yacht Club, 1500 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago, will host the 15th Annual Share Your Soles Fundraiser Celebration from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 18.
Share Your Soles is an international nonprofit founded in 1999 by Mona Purdy, a graduate of Richards High School in Oak Lawn, to bring shoes and other items to impoverished children all over the world.
Tickets are $125 and include appetizers, dinner buffet and live entertainment by John David, of Ditka’s Restaurant; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Epsilon Eta Chapter, from Chicago State University; and celebrity disc jockeys Madrid Perry and Kamil Bartoszcze.
Parking is available for $1 per hour.
To reserve tickets, visit www.shareyoursoles.org. For more information, call (708) 448-4469 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.