Equality Illinois Annual Gala Goes Virtual, Silent Auction Now Open

Wed. January 6, 2021 9:38 AM by GoPride.com News Staff

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Equality Illinois gala's silent auction runs through Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. (CT)

Equality Illinois announced that its 30th-Anniversary Gala will be a virtual celebration in 2021.

One of the preeminent LGBTQ equality events each year, The Equality Illinois Annual Gala will celebrate its 30th year on Saturday, Feb. 6 beginning at 7 p.m. (CT)

The LGBTQ civil rights organization announced the virtual gala will feature a performance by a surprise Grammy-winning artist. To find out who the Grammy-Winning artist is you must purchase a ticket and log in on Feb. 6.

The gala’s silent auction is now open and will remain open until the end of the gala on Feb. 6, at 8 p.m. (CT) Winning bidders' credit cards will be automatically charged and they will be contacted by Monday, Feb. 8, with information on how to obtain their silent-auction packages.

Some of the auction items include collages of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, former President Barack Obama and basketball legend Michael Jordan (separate); villas in Santorini and Tuscany (separate); and a Grammy Awards VIP experience.

For more information on the silent auction or to purchase tickets, go to www.equalityillinois.us/2021-gala.