Contact Us

Use the form on the right to contact the Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation if you have questions about the website, donating, medical services, applying for help or volunteering. We appreciate your feedback!

444 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL, 60005
United States

844-374-5437

Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation provides no-cost medical treatment to children with physical deformities through the gift of reconstructive surgery and related medical care.

Events

2018 Celebrity Golf Classic, Hosted by Jermaine Dye

Pre-Tournament Party: SUNday, June 10, 2018 at Rivers Casino

Golf Tournament: Monday, June 11, 2018 at The Glen Club

Jermaine Dye (Chicago White Sox, 2005 World Series MVP) hosted the 4th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic June 10-11, 2018 to benefit Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation. Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing children with no-cost reconstructive surgery and follow-up medical care. The organization has provided no-cost surgeries and medical care to 74 patients and more than $3 million in donated medical care since its June 2014 inception in Chicago.

Former Chicago White Sox and 2005 World Series MVP, Jermaine Dye, along with Honorary Chairperson, Kevin Miller, hosted the pre-tournament party at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, IL on Sunday, June 10, 2018. The evening featured live and silent auctions with prizes, various experience packages, and sports memorabilia and an opportunity to mingle with Jermaine Dye and other celebrity guests.

The golf outing took place at The Glen Club in Glenview, IL on Monday, June 11, 2018. The golf outing participants hit the links with celebrities, competed for prizes, and fellowshipped during a bountiful lunch.

Special thanks to Jermaine Dye (Chicago White Sox, 2005 World Series MVP) for hosting a wonderful weekend. In addition, thank you to our Honorary Chairperson, Kevin Miller, for his hard work and diligence and to our very generous sponsors and supporters for their donations of auction items, food, drinks, desserts, music, and printing. In addition, Fresh Start is very grateful to the celebrity attendees, golfers, guests, and volunteers. Last, but certainly not least, we are eternally grateful for our partnerships with Rivers Casino, The Glen Club, and Global Golf Management to ensure that our event was the most successful to-date by raising nearly $100,000 to benefit patients in need.

2018 Celebrity Golfers

Jermaine Dye (Host)         Marcus Allen             Harold Baines              Stephen Bardo           Lance Briggs                Tim Brown           

Vince Coleman                           Chuck Garfien           Jon Garland                 Bo Jackson                  Fergie Jenkins            Toni Kukoc

Dan Pasqua                                 Scott Podsednik        Adam Russell           

 

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the 4th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic will directly benefit the medical needs of children served by Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation. The organization provides no-cost medical services to patients through Surgery Weekends and clinics held at The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital three times per year. Medical services are donated by doctors, clinicians and other medical professionals. The Celebrity Golf Classics have raised more than $185,000 to-date to benefit Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation in Chicago.

Please use the link and password listed below to view photos from the event.

Link: https://www.dannydiazphotography.com/Frest-Start-Party-and-Golf-Event-2018/

Password: WHITESOXMVP

 whi

whi

Platinum, Silver, and Bronze Sponsors.jpg
Tee Sponsors.jpg
In-Kind Donors.jpg
Food and Beverage Donors.jpg
Auction Item Donors.jpg

 

2017 Celebrity Golf Classic, Hosted by Jermaine Dye

Monday, June 12, 2017 at The Glen Club

Special thanks to Jermaine Dye (Chicago White Sox, 2005 World Series MVP) for hosting a wonderful event. In addition, special thanks to our Honorary Chairperson, Barry Golden, for his hard work and diligence.

Special thanks to our very generous sponsors and supporters for their donation of food, drinks, desserts, music, and printing. In addition, Fresh Start is very grateful to the celebrity attendees, golfers, guests, and volunteers.

Please use the links and passwords listed below to view photos from the event.

Link: http://www.dannydiazphotography.com/Fresh-Start-Golf-Event-2017/

Password: whitesoxmvp

Here is a list of the celebs who attended the event:

Jermaine Dye (Host) 

Marcus Allen                                    Harold Baines                                  Marshall Faulk

Kyle Fuller                            Chuck Garfien                                  Mike Huff

Bo Jackson                            Carlos May                                        Dan Pasqua

Scott Podsednik                   Adam Russell                                   Bradley Sowell

Frank Thomas

     

 

 

 

View the promotional video below for the 2017 Celebrity Golf Classic  - Hosted by Jermaine Dye (Chicago White Sox, 2005 World Series MVP.

Special thanks to Kevin Miller at Quiet Light Communications

BRONZE SPONSOR

UNDERWRITER SPONSOR

TEE SPONSORS

House Logo.jpg

IN-KIND SPONSORS

IN-KIND DONORS

FOOD SPONSORS


2016 FIRST ANNUAL PATIENT & VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PICNIC

On Sunday, August 7, 2016, Fresh Start hosted its First Annual Patient and Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at LaBagh Woods in Chicago. Many thanks to our patient families and volunteers who contributed to a special day of fun! 

Special thanks to our friends from PayLease, who helped us coordinate the event and volunteered at the picnic.

 


2016 ARLINGTON Heights chamber of commerce mane event

 On Friday, August 5, 2016, Fresh Start painted the town - literally -- at the  Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce Mane Event . As proud members of the  Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce , it was such a pleasure to meet and mingle with other members and event guests. We were thrilled to participate as a vendor this summer.   Special thanks to Angelina Ly, our resident face painter!!!

On Friday, August 5, 2016, Fresh Start painted the town - literally -- at the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce Mane Event. As proud members of the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce, it was such a pleasure to meet and mingle with other members and event guests. We were thrilled to participate as a vendor this summer. 

Special thanks to Angelina Ly, our resident face painter!


 

Fresh Start Caring For Kids 2016 Celebrity Golf Classic,

Hosted by Jermaine DyE


Sunday, June 19, 2016: Pre-Tournament Party at The Hilton Chicago - Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, Illinois.

Monday, June 20, 2016Golf at The Hilton Chicago - Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, Illinois

Special thanks to Jermaine Dye (Chicago White Sox, 2005 World Series MVP) for hosting a wonderful weekend. In addition, special thanks to our Honorary Chairpersons, Mrs. Janie Song and Dr. David Song for their hard work and diligence.

The event began on Sunday evening with a pre- tournament party at The Hilton Chicago - Indian Lakes Resort. On Monday, golfers brought their best golf shot to the Celebrity Golf Classic at The Hilton Chicago - Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, IL.

Special thanks to our very generous sponsors and supporters for their donation of food, drinks, desserts, music and printing. In addition, Fresh Start is very grateful to the celebrity attendees, golfers, guests, and volunteers.

Please use the links and passwords listed below to view photos from the event.

Link: http://www.dannydiazphotography.com/Fresh-Start-Celebrity-Golf/

Password: worldseriesmvp


Here is a list of the celebs who attended the event:

Jermaine Dye (Host) 

                               Marcus Allen              Jerry Azumah            Robbie Gould             Frank Thomas              Dan Pasqua                 

                                                   Brian Andersen                                   Chuck Garfien                              Alfonzo Ribeiro


BRONZE SPONSORS

Liz & Eric Lefkosfsky


 

TEE SPONSORS

Erik Castro, BPA

______________________________________________________________________________________________

IN-KIND SPONSORS

 

______________________________________________________________________________________________

FOOD SPONSORS

 

Taste of Greece - a Culinary and  Cultural Event

Thursday, June 25, 2015
National Hellenic Museum
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Thank you to all who joined us for a wonderful evening to celebrate the foundation and its wonderful mission:

Transforming children's lives one surgery at a time.

Special thanks to our sports celebrity Jermaine Dye (Chicago White Sox, 2005 World Series MVP), who greeted attendees, signed autographs and took pictures with our guests. 

Special thanks to our very generous sponsors for their donation of food, drinks, desserts, music and printing. Fresh Start is also very grateful to the National Hellenic Museum for donating their gorgeous museum.

Please use the link and password listed below to view photos from the event.

Link: http://www.dannydiazphotography.com/Journey-To-Greece/

Password: whitesox

 


fresh Start caring for kids foundation Celebrity Golf Classic, HOSTED by jermaine dye

Sunday, August 30, 2015: Pre-Tournament Party at Lucky Strike, Chicago.

Monday, August 31, 2015Golf at The Beverly Country Club, Chicago

jermaine-dye-celebrity-golf-outing.jpg

Special thanks to Jermaine Dye (Chicago White Sox, 2005 World Series MVP) for hosting an evening of fun and a  terrific day of golf.

Special thanks to our very generous sponsors for their donation of food, drinks, desserts, music and printing. In addition, Fresh Start is very grateful to the celebrity attendees, golfers, guests, and volunteers.

Please take a look at the video below from the 2015 Celebrity Golf Classic Weekend - Hosted by Jermaine Dye.

 
Special thanks to Kevin Miller at Quiet Light Communications

Please use the links and passwords listed below to view photos from the event.

Link: http://www.dannydiazphotography.com/Fresh-Start-Pre-Golf-Party/           

Password: whitesox

Link: http://www.dannydiazphotography.com/Fresh-Start-Golf-Event/

Password: holeinone

 _____________________________________________

      Here is a list of the celebs who attended the event:

Jermaine Dye (Host)    

Marcus Allen   Tim Brown   Sterling Sharpe  

David Justice   Mark Mulder  Richard Dent   Patrick Mannelly

Frank Thomas   Grant Fuhr   Scott Podsednik  

Ron Kittle   Dan Pasqua

   Mike Huff   Donn Pall   Andre Reed   

Marshall Faulk


BRONZE SPONSORS

The Malkin Family

TEE SPONSORS

FOOD SPONSORS

IN-KIND SPONSORS

IN-KIND DONORS

ABC Printing Company

Cotton Citizen

élevée

Genuine Thermos Brand

Golfsmith

International Autos Orland Park - Land Rover/Jaguar

Meijer

New Balance

Nike

Norma Shepardson

Oakley

PGA Tour Superstore

Trunk Club

Travis Mathew