Welcome to our inaugural Split the Pot Raffle Benefiting Friends of Lakeview! This Raffle will be open for 6 weeks with a guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000. But, the more tickets you buy, the BIGGER the pot, so buy early and often and let's raise some money for Friends of Lakeview!
Half of each ticket sold supports Friends of Lakeview and its efforts to improve our neighborhood through public art and initiatives like the Low-Line Farmers Market & Dine Out West Lakeview. Friends of Lakeview is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and partner of the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce and Special Service Area (SSA) 27. By leveraging individual and corporate donations, grants, and other sources of funding, Friends of Lakeview supports a resilient local economy and high quality of life for the benefit of businesses and residents in Chicago's Lakeview community by improving and enhancing public streets and spaces, creating memorable experiences, and promoting the neighborhood.
Friends of Lakeview Program Areas:
Community Events: Friends of Lakeview seeks to create memorable experiences through community events in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, in order to strengthen the sense of attachment to the neighborhood, attract consumers to the local business district, and strengthen community bonds by connecting neighbors to each other.
Public Space Enhancements: Through beautification, public art and placemaking activities, the organization seeks to develop and enhance public spaces to create and improve parks, neighborhood streetscapes, and community gathering spaces.
Planning & Advocacy: Friends of Lakeview conducts planning and research activities to identify new strategies and programs to strengthen the local economy and improve quality of life.
Our service area is from Diversey Pkwy. to Irving Park Rd. and from Racine Ave. to Ravenswood Ave.