To support Holly Club of Joliet‘s continued efforts to benefit women’s and children’s programs in Will County, Illinois, please plan on joining us for our upcoming Lawn Party fundraiser: We’re Off to The Races!

WHEN is this fundraiser?

  • 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2023

WHERE will this fundraiser be?

  • near downtown Joliet, Illinois.
  • at the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate.
  • 15 S. Richards St., Joliet.

WHAT TYPE of fundraiser is this?

  • a silent auction

WHAT KINDS of items can I be bidding on?

  • patio and lawn ornaments
  • gardening accessories
  • home décor accents
  • entertainment baskets
  • hostess gifts
  • jewelry
  • handbags
  • plants


  • Of course! This is a luncheon with dessert.

WHAT PROGRAMS will this event benefit?

  • Paws-4-Kids Facility Dog Program
  • Greater Joliet Area YMCA’s Safety Around Water Program
  • Trinity Services’ Rapid Re-Housing Program

HOW MUCH is a ticket to this event?

  • $50

HOW can I purchase a ticket?

  • To purchase a ticket online, please use the following button.
  • To purchase a ticket by check, please make the check payable to Holly Club of Joliet with “Lawn Party” in the memo field. Please mail to Holly Club of Joliet, P.O. Box 3169, Joliet, IL 60434

BY WHEN do I need to purchase a ticket to this event?

  • May 22, 2023

SEATING? When friends and I purchase a ticket online, how can we tell you with whom we would like to be sitting?

Table seating will be assigned. If you are purchasing a ticket online, please email to tell us with whom you would like to sit.

AM I CORRECT in thinking a certain accessory is highly encouraged?

Yes, you are! We are having a contest for the best derby hat.

WHOM do I contact if I have other questions?

If I can’t make this event, can I still support this fundraiser?

Certainly! We accept donations year-round.

  • You can mail us a check payable to Holly Club of Joliet with “Lawn Party” in the memo field, and addressed to Holly Club of Joliet, P.O. Box 3169, Joliet, IL 60434
  • Or you can use send us a donation online by using this button.

IS IT TRUE that Holly Club of Joliet is one of the oldest volunteer organizations in the United States?

  • Yes. Holly Club of Joliet was founded in the same decade as the Red Cross and United Way, six years before Rotary Club, and more than a decade before Kiwanis International and Lions International.
  • Please see find details about our founding – in 1889 – here.