Give the Gift of Hope this Holiday Season

Ho Ho Ho!!! The holidays will be here before we know it and it will soon be time to celebrate with friends, family and co-workers. Due to the COVID-19 virus, the annual Christmas in the Kitchen event will be a virtual Facebook LIVE event this year. To tie in the holiday spirit, the live event will take place at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Indianapolis on Thursday, December 3rd at 6 p.m. Co-hosting the festivities is Big Joe Staysnaik, former NFL Colts player and The FAN radio personality and of course Santa Claus!


The Virtual Christmas in the Kitchen event is broken into 2 fundraising options.  
  • Option One: Purchase a virtual Christmas ornament. (price ranges from $1 to $150)
  • Option Two: Reindeer Raffle ($25) each

Go to CIK.GIVESMART.COM for details on purchasing an ornament & reindeer raffle ticket.

Amazing prizes will be given out to lucky winners including:
  • themed Christmas trees, (Disney Christmas tree, Country Christmas tree & Silver & Gold tree),
  • Tito’s Vodka holiday basket
  • Christmas downtown package
  • jewelry from Carter Greenwalt and much more!

Proceeds will benefit Indiana Children’s Wish Fund and grant wishes for Indiana Wish children. Presenting sponsor is Wallington Asset Management. Other sponsors are Indy’s Child, Hyatt Regency and Tito’s Vodka.

“Bringing joy and sparkle to our Wish kids is extra special during the holiday season,” says J’Lynn Cooper, Director of Wish Fund Operations. “We are extremely grateful for our long-lasting partnerships with our sponsors and supporters.”

Indiana Children’s Wish Fund, established in 1984, grants wishes to Indiana children, ages 3-18, who suffer from a life-threatening or terminal illness. Wishes include; trips to Disney, meeting celebrities, home computers and much more. To date, the organization has granted over 3,200 wishes for Indiana children.

For more info contact: Indiana Children’s Wish Fund at (317) 913-WISH or visit:    

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