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Black and Red Bash logoThank You Friends, Donors, Sponsors, and Guests!

This year we asked you to give from the heart. You answered the call…and then some!

Looking around the room of the Abbington we saw a sea of red and black as a show of support. We could tell that you embraced the new electronic bidding through the glow of smartphone lights. The smiles we saw and the laughter we heard throughout the night signaled that a great time was being had by all.


And then there were the donations. Once again, you answered the call. Your support of our participants and families through The Black & Red Bash continues to be both inspiring and humbling. We thank you for your generosity throughout the evening.

Lisa McClowryIn the words that were sung by Lisa McClowry, “when it comes from the heart, it goes to the heart.” Your support has touched our hearts and will touch the hearts of so many because your donations make it possible for WDSRA to continue to serve our participants, families, and communities every day.

We thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

Event Photos

Check out photos from The Black & Red Bash on our Facebook page.

Thank You Auction Committee and Volunteers!

The Black & Red Bash, our signature event, is made possible through the efforts of a small but dedicatedAuction winner picture team of individuals on the auction committee and many loyal volunteers. With their support the silent auction tables are filled with spectacular packages, the Anniversary raffle was well-stocked with bottles of wine and great gifts, and the evening was dedicated to the enjoyment of our guests.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who made this year’s auction a success!

Hall of Fame Awarded to the Itrichs’!

Hall of Fame Award winners

We are thrilled to bestow the Hall of Fame Award on two very deserving individuals who know the value of both fundraising and friend-raising. Tom and DonnaLee Itrich have been extraordinary partners over the years and have opened their hearts to our participants and families through all they do for WDSRA. We applaud their ongoing commitment to WDSRA and the special needs community. Congratulations Tom and DonnaLee Itrich!



Thank You Sponsors



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Cantera Financial Associates


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Robbins Schwartz                Ancel Glink




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Contact Information

  • For more information on The Black and Red Bash, contact WDSRA Superintendent of Communications and Development, Lea Jackman at 630-681-0962 ext 580 or leaj@wdsra.com.

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