Our Contributions


Jewell Events Catering takes great pride in supporting nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and the multifaceted arts communities of Chicago. Our passion is enriching the lives of Chicagoans and our employees, making a difference and with a tangible and lasting impact on the community at large.  In support of this vision, we have dedicated over $1,000,000 over the past five years in support of these organizations.


We are honored and proud to support the following organizations that share our vision.



Arts Communities


Alliance Française de Chicago – Chicago’s center of French language and French speaking cultures
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University – Committed to presenting the finest in international, cultural, community, and educational programming
Chicago Opera Theater – Expands the tradition of opera as a living art form
Court Theatre – Professional theatre of the University of Chicago, dedicated to innovation, inquiry, intellectual engagement, and community service
Driehaus Museum – Explores the art, architecture, and design of the late 19th and early 20th centuries with a focus on the Gilded Age
Goodman Theatre – Chicago’s oldest and largest not-for-profit theater, has won international renown for the quality of productions
Harris Theater Millennium Park – Chicago’s primary residence for music and dance
Joffrey Ballet – The Joffrey is a world-class, Chicago-based ballet company and dance education organization committed to artistic excellence and innovation
Lyric Opera of Chicago – One of the world’s great opera companies, renowned internationally for its artistic excellence
Piven Theater – Professional theatre and a nationally acclaimed theatre workshop for children and adults
Writers Theater – Contemporary theatre with a dedication to creating the most intimate theatrical experience possible
WTTW – Premier public media organization committed to creating and presenting independent, unique television and digital media content



Educational Institutions


Chicago Public Library Foundation – Supports the public library system’s most responsive and innovative programs, its acquisition of new technologies, and the development of its collections
Golden Apple Foundation – Non-profit organization that works to inspire, develop and support teacher and school leader excellence in Illinois, especially in schools-of-need
Illinois Institute of Technology – Technology-focused research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law
Lake Forest Country Day School – Lake Forest Country Day School embraces a tradition of personal excellence by engaging, inspiring and preparing each student for a lifetime of learning
Northwestern University – Northwestern is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research and the personal and intellectual growth of its students in a diverse academic community
Providence St. Mel – Providence St. Mel School is a private, coeducational Pre-K–12 school in East Garfield Park, Chicago, Illinois
Tutoring Chicago – Empowering economically disadvantaged children through education
University of Chicago – Urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890
University of Illinois Chicago – The University of Illinois at Chicago is an acclaimed research institution with 15 colleges dedicated to the discovery and distribution of knowledge



Nonprofit Organizations


A Better Chicago – Changing how Chicago fights poverty by investing in bold ideas that create opportunity for our youth
Autism SpeaksDedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support
Chicago Botanic GardensOne of the world’s great living museums and conservation science centers
Children’s Place Association – Provides critical assistance to children and their families in four key areas of impact: health, education, family stability and financial stability
Center on HalstedMidwest’s most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and securing the health and well-being of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) people of Chicagoland
Gateway for Cancer ResearchFund meaningful and breakthrough clinical trials worldwide that help people living with cancer to feel better, live longer and conquer cancer today
Ferrer Foundation – Inspire peace and hope for children in underserved Chicago communities
Harley Helping Hands – Positively impact the lives of adults battling Brain Cancer
Howard Brown – To eliminate the disparities in healthcare experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness
Komen Foundation – Save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer
Lincoln Park Zoo – Inspire communities to create environments where wildlife will thrive in our urbanizing world
Lambda Legal – National organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work
MercyHeath – Demonstrate excellence in patient care and clinical outcomes using evidence-based medicine, best practices and industry benchmarks to support a culture of continuous improvement