OPEF Makes Magic

A Virtual Event

Please join us May 21st from the comfort of your own home or backyard for a magical evening you won’t forget!

Raffle Tickets are $20 Each or 3 for $50

You could win one of these fabulous prizes

Thank you to our sponsors

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Check out the magical food packages from these local restaurants.


The ribs are amazing at the brand new BBQ joint at Fitzgerald’s! Add some specialty Kinslagher Babygold Beer to go along with your BBQ feast. Go to the “OPEF Gala” tab on their site and order here for pickup and heat at home.


Check out this wine boutique gem and order here for pick up between Tuesday the 18th and Friday the 21st. 10% of wine sales will be donated to OPEF.


Ooh la la! Sugar Fixe is offering two custom designed desserts for you and your family to enjoy as a sweet treat during the event! Place your order here for pickup on Friday the 21st.

Fundraising News

Monica Collins, Winner of 2021 Staszak Outstanding Educator Award

Monica Collins, Winner of 2021 Staszak Outstanding Educator Award

We are thrilled to announce that Monica Collins is the winner of this year’s Staszak Outstanding Educator Award. Congratulations to Ms. Collins, a beloved District 97 social worker and OPEF partner. Ms. Collins demonstrates a deep commitment to expanding summer...

Magical Prizes for a Magical Night!

Magical Prizes for a Magical Night!

By this point in the Pandemic, we're all about ready to get away, one way or another. That's why we're so excited about the raffle prizes for our upcoming Evening of Magic. We'll help you get out of town, out of the house, or maybe a little bit out of your mind!...

Good-Beye to Mr. Ellwanger

Good-Beye to Mr. Ellwanger

One of the things that made us saddest about canceling this year's Bingo Bash was that we were losing the chance to give Mr. Ellwanger, also known as Mr. E, the 2020 Staszak Educator Award. Mr. Ellwanger started his Oak Park career as a music teacher at Beye, and...