2020 Gala Event Journal

Download the 2020 Event Journal to learn more about the Housewares Charity Foundation and the distinguished Honorees.

2021 Gala Honorees

Each year, the HCF board of directors selects outstanding individuals for their humanitarian efforts and exceptional leadership. The Honorees are:

Lifetime Achievement for Retail Innovation Award

Johnny Morris

Founder & CEO
Bass Pro Shops

Lifetime Achievement Award

William Endres

President
Select Brands, Inc.

Tony Mantuano

James Beard Award Winner

Rick Bayless

James Beard Award Winner

Abra Berens

James Beard Foundation

 

Christine Cikowski & Joshua Kulp

James Beard Foundation

Abe Conlan

James Beard Award Winner

Debbie Gold

Top Chef, James Beard Award Winner

Beverly Kim & Johnny Clark

James Beard Award Winners

Katsuji Tanabe

Top Chef, James Beard Foundation

 

Fabio Viviani

Top Chef, James Beard Foundation

Thank you to our Dinner Wine Sponsor!

2021 Gala After-Party

When The Gala Ends @ 9:00PM, The Party Continues!

Join HCF’s Young Leaders Council at a lively Gala After-Party located at the Offshore Rooftop & Bar at Navy Pier!  Continue networking while enjoying drinks and appetizers, and make sure to invite your friends and colleagues even if they were unable to attend the main event!

Our Mission

SUPPORTING CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE WORLD

The mission of the nonprofit Housewares Charity Foundation is, in the spirit of goodwill, to raise funds annually for designated charities and help unite and promote the philanthropic image of the housewares industry.

In a collaborative effort among industry manufacturers, retailers and allied industry partners, the Foundation hosts an annual charitable dinner that coincides with The Inspired Home Show. The goals of the dinner are to raise funds for charities, unite our industry and honor its leaders.

Honorees are selected for their humanitarian support and exceptional leadership. The Foundation endeavors to create an industry legacy by supporting a single charity in continuity while also partnering annually with charities selected by honorees.

The mission of the nonprofit Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) is, in the spirit of goodwill, to raise funds annually for designated charities and help unite and promote the philanthropic image of the home + housewares industry.

In a collaborative effort among industry manufacturers, retailers and allied industry partners, the HCF hosts an annual charitable dinner during The Inspired Home Show. The goals of the dinner are to raise funds for charities, unite our industry and honor its leaders.

Honorees are selected for their humanitarian efforts and exceptional leadership. The Foundation endeavors to create an industry legacy by supporting a single charity in continuity while also partnering annually with charities selected by honorees.

For More Information on the Housewares Charity Foundation

Please contact us online or via telephone at +1-847-692-0111.

Heart of Housewares

The History of the Housewares Charity Foundation

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