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Annual event raises money for Indiana Children’s Wish Fund Presented by Wallington Asset Management, LLC

Give the Gift of Hope This Holiday—Help Grant a Special Christmas Wish!


Ho Ho Ho!!!  The holidays will be here before we know it and it will be time to celebrate at Indianapolis’ premier holiday event – Christmas in the Kitchen. This unique holiday food extravaganza will take place on Thursday, December 5, 2019 in the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis’ main kitchen and ballroom at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Indiana Children’s Wish Fund and grant special Christmas wishes for Indiana Wish children. Presenting sponsor is Wallington Asset Management, LLC.  Other sponsors are Commercial Trade Source and Diamond Direct.

Guests will enjoy a wide assortment of delicious appetizers, entrees, desserts, famous “Polar Bear” drinks, wine and spirits.  All of the culinary creations, crafted by Executive Chef Louis Reese and his Hyatt team, will be prepared right in front of the guests in the Hyatt kitchen. A silent auction will also be held to raise money for Indiana Children’s Wish Fund. Festive live holiday music will be provided by the Tim Brinkley Band. Diamond Direct will present “Bling Ring” fundraiser and add “sparkle” and fun to the night.

Individual tickets are $200 (admittance into the event with seating) or $150 per person (admittance into the event without seating). Corporate tables (seating for 10 people) are $2,000. “Christmas in the Kitchen is a unique event that foodies look forward to each year,” says J’Lynn Cooper, Director of Wish Fund Operations. “The room decor, food and atmosphere puts everyone in the holiday spirit and the best part is that the event helps grant special Christmas wishes for our Wish children.”

“Every year we enjoy partnering with Indiana Children’s Wish Fund on this extraordinary event with a memorable culinary twist, says Kyle Hueston, General Manager of Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. “We look forward to another successful year of granting children’s wishes.”

Indiana Children’s Wish Fund, established in 1984, grants wishes to Indiana children, ages 3-18, who suffer from a life-threatening illness. Wishes include trips to Disney, shopping sprees, meeting celebrities, family vacations and home computers. To date, the organization has granted over 3,400 wishes to Indiana children.