37th Annual Holiday Fundraiser and Bonenkai

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Please note that the reception time has changed to 5:30-6:45pm. Presentations and Dinner will be held from 7:00-9:00 pm. 

To celebrate 93 years of U.S.-Japan friendship in true holiday spirit, the Society will host our 37th Annual Holiday Fundraiser and Bonenkai on December 14, 2023 at the Union League Club of Chicago. The Society’s goal is to continue to strengthen the relationship between Japan and the United States, and to celebrate cross-cultural understanding and friendships. We thank you in advance for helping us in this continued endeavor, and look forward to a promising 2024.
All proceeds from this event will benefit programming and educational endeavors.





  • Table of 10
  • Preferred seating
  • Full-page, color ad in program book
  • Corporate logo on Society website
  • Company name included in email update
  • Logo on auction signage
  • Company sign on table


  • Table of 10
  • Full-page, black-and-white ad in program book
  • Corporate logo on Society website
  • Company name included in email update
  • Company sign on table
Thank you to our current confirmed table sponsors! CLICK HERE TO VIEW

We would be grateful if you would consider contributing to our fundraiser in the following ways:

Attend the Gala or purchase sponsorship.

Individual reservations are available for $190 per person or you can purchase Chrysanthemum ($3900) or Cherry Blossom ($2900) sponsorship with additional promotional value.

You can purchase individual, Chrysanthemum, and Blossom reservations to the event at the bottom of this page.

Purchase Raffle Tickets

37th Annual Holiday Fundraiser & BonenkaiRAFFLE PRIZE – December 14, 2023

(1) Japan Airlines (JAL)

Round-Trip Economy Class Ticket to

Tokyo, Japan

Winner does not need to be present to win. Once tickets are purchased, JASC staff will complete contact info on ticket and will email purchaser ticket # info. Winner is responsible for tax and fuel charges.
Purchase tickets under TICKETS SECTION below. 


Donate a gift certificate and/or item for silent auction.

You and/or your organization will receive a display board outlining your donation, which will be viewed by 200+ Japanese and American executives and their guests.  In addition, your company will be listed in an auction book to be disseminated to all attendees, as well as listed as a donor in the Society’s email update.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Download a donor form as a fillable and printable PDF .

Make a cash donation.

Cash donors will be listed in a program book to be disseminated to 200+ Japanese and American executives and their guests. All cash donors will be listed in the Society’s annual report and email update.

Donations of $700+ will receive one complimentary dinner reservation.

All donations are tax deductible (FEIN # 36-2480811).

Click the button or scan the QR code below to make a donation.

Donate to the JASC holiday fundraiser
Purchase An Ad

Ads will be placed in the Society’s Holiday Fundraiser program book to be disseminated to 200+ guests.

Ad Sizes and Prices

Inside Front Cover 4.6” x 7.5” – B&W: $550 Color: $750
Full Page 4.6” x 7.5” – B&W: $400 Color: $600
Back Cover 4.6” x 7.5” – B&W: $650 Color: $850  SOLD
Inside Back Cover 4.6” x 7.5” – B&W: $550 Color: $750
1/2 Page 4.6” x 3.5” – B&W $350 Color: $550
1/3 Page 4.6” x 2.25” – B&W $250 Color: $450

* To purchase Inside Front Cover, Back Cover or Inside Back Cover please email us at: or call: (312) 263 3049.

All other ad sizes can be purchased online by clicking “Purchase Ad” below:

Purchase a Program Book Ad

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The Society seeks volunteers to assist with everything from auction set-up to registration and final auction coordination.

If you are interested in volunteering, please CLICK HERE or email Erika Kono at . All volunteers will receive a volunteer link in early to mid-November listing all available opportunities with detailed descriptions. A light dinner will be provided and a $50 travel stipend.


December 14, 2023
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$30.00 – $3,900.00
Event Category:


Japan America Society Of Chicago
(312) 263-3049
View Organizer Website


Union League Club of Chicago
: 65 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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