Waukegan Friends is thrilled to have partnered with Dandelion Gallery & Studio to present the "Taking Pride" art exhibition, a vibrant celebration of Pride Month that showcases the incredible talent of LGBTQ+ artists from our community. We invite you to take a closer look at the captivating moments from the event by exploring our online photo album.
Waukegan Friends transported us back to the era of disco in an unforgettable night in support of Rainbow Railroad's vital mission within the LGBTQIA+ community. Relive the magic of this extraordinary night through our online photo album.
Rainbow Poker Run The Rainbow Poker Run was a great opportunity for new members to participate in our very first fundraiser and membership drive. This event was held outdoors and followed all of the COVID19 recommended health and safety guidelines. Over $8,000 was raised from the Rainbow Poker Run, Silent Auction, Raffles and Wine Pull. A portion of the proceeds will be presented to Rainbow Railroad.
Pride Drive 2020 In June 2020 Waukegan Friends participated in the Lake County Health Department and Heart of the City Pride Drive Event celebrating Pride Month.
Waukegan Friends Garage Sale 2020 The Waukegan Friends garage sale in June 2020 helped raise money to jump start our organization and begin meeting the community. Items were donated to local families in need.