Chicagoland Habitat for Humanity
  • Be the first to see the nation’s largest auto show by attending the black-tie First Look for Charity, benefiting Habitat for Humanity and 17 other nonprofits. Top-shelf refreshments complement abundant hors d’oeuvres from notable Chicago eateries - and you'll have the chance to win a 2023 Honda CR-V Touring Hybrid or 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Sport.

    Vehicle Giveaway

    Vehicle Giveaway

    One highlight of the First Look for Charity is the vehicle giveaway. Over the years, lucky winners have driven off with the keys to 50 vehicles, including a Chevrolet Corvette and Dodge Viper. Any attendee who has purchased a ticket is eligible to win. However, the winner must be present at the time of the drawing.

    This year, the giveaway vehicles are a 2023 Honda CR-V Touring Hybrid or a 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Sport. Winner must be present at the time of the drawing.

    2023 Honda CR-V Touring Hybrid

    2023 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

    [1] A random drawing of ticket stubs for all attendees at the First Look for Charity Event with be made upon open stage during the course of the event. Vehicle(s) will be awarded at that time. If the owner of the winning ticket stub drawn fails to claim prize within a reasonable time, as determined solely by the Chicago Auto Trade Association, his right to the vehicle will be forfeited and an additional ticket stub will be drawn. The odds of winning depend upon the number of ticket stubs collected. Substitutions for the vehicle are not permitted; there are no cash award alternatives. Void where prohibited by law. Winner agrees to permit the Chicago Automobile Trade Association and/or the First Look for Charity Foundation to use his/her picture for future publicity and promotion without compensation. Winner further agrees to provide name, address and Social Security number to the Chicago Automobile Trade Association and/or the First Look for Charity Foundation, and to be responsible for any and all taxes, including Federal and State income taxes, state and local sales taxes or excise taxes, as applicable. Winner further acknowledges that he/she will be provided a Federal Form 1099 at year end indicating the full value of the prize awarded.

 

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Tickets
Individual Tickets

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Corporate Sponsorship
Corporate Sponsorship

Sponsorship

Purchase Sponsorship Now

Click here to download a 2023 Sponsorship Kit and order form.

With a Corporate sponsorship, you demonstrate considerable support of Habitat for Humanity in Chicagoland, and that support is rewarded in kind. Contributors to each package receive a similar number of tickets to the Habitat Pre-Reception, First Look for Charity and the Chicago Auto Show.

And top off your evening with a stay at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, which adjoins the convention center. First Look for Charity has secured a limited number of rooms - click here for more information.

There is no better way to reward key employees and important clients than by treating them to a splendid evening and sharing your passion for affordable homeownership.

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Vehicle Giveaway
Vehicle Giveaway

Vehicle Giveaway

One highlight of the First Look for Charity is the vehicle giveaway. Over the years, lucky winners have driven off with the keys to 50 vehicles, including a Chevrolet Corvette and Dodge Viper. Any attendee who has purchased a ticket is eligible to win. However, the winner must be present at the time of the drawing.

This year, the giveaway vehicles are a 2023 Honda CR-V Touring Hybrid or a 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Sport. Winner must be present at the time of the drawing.

2023 Honda CR-V Touring Hybrid

2023 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

[1] A random drawing of ticket stubs for all attendees at the First Look for Charity Event with be made upon open stage during the course of the event. Vehicle(s) will be awarded at that time. If the owner of the winning ticket stub drawn fails to claim prize within a reasonable time, as determined solely by the Chicago Auto Trade Association, his right to the vehicle will be forfeited and an additional ticket stub will be drawn. The odds of winning depend upon the number of ticket stubs collected. Substitutions for the vehicle are not permitted; there are no cash award alternatives. Void where prohibited by law. Winner agrees to permit the Chicago Automobile Trade Association and/or the First Look for Charity Foundation to use his/her picture for future publicity and promotion without compensation. Winner further agrees to provide name, address and Social Security number to the Chicago Automobile Trade Association and/or the First Look for Charity Foundation, and to be responsible for any and all taxes, including Federal and State income taxes, state and local sales taxes or excise taxes, as applicable. Winner further acknowledges that he/she will be provided a Federal Form 1099 at year end indicating the full value of the prize awarded.

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Attire
Attire

Attire

FIRST LOOK FOR CHARITY'S ATTIRE FOR MEN IS TUXEDO-MANDATORY, AND WOMEN SHOULD BE DRESSED APPROPRIATELY.

The Men's Wearhouse is proud to offer $50 off your tuxedo rental, or 40 percent off a retail purchase, for the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity 2023 gala. The Men's Wearhouse will donate another $5 to the charities supported by First Look For Charity when you book under group # 9114415. Orders should be booked by Feb. 3, 2023, to avoid paying a rush fee.

Find a convenient Men’s Wearhouse, and see the booking code to mention when you get measured.

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Hotel
Official Hotel

Hotel

WHY NOT MAKE A SPECIAL EVENT EVEN MORE MOMENTOUS? THE CHICAGO AUTO SHOW HAS PARTNERED WITH THE HYATT REGENCY MCCORMICK PLACE TO OFFER AN EXCEPTIONAL RATE FOR GUESTS ATTENDING FIRST LOOK FOR CHARITY.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

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The Chicago Auto Show is proud to announce its continued partnership with the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place as the official hotel for the 2023 Chicago Auto Show.

Just a 5-minute indoor walk from the McCormick Place show floor, experience modern guestrooms and sweeping views of the Chicago Skyline. Overnight guests of the hotel will receive a 15% discount at our multiple on-site food and beverage outlets.

The negotiated rate for First Look for Charity, scheduled for Friday, February 10 is $143*. Internet and health club/pool access is included with the price of the room.

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