CGMC Sings Out with Pride!

CGMC's 2021 Annual Fundraiser *VIRTUAL*

We hope you will join us for our upcoming virtual fundraiser CGMC SINGS OUT WITH PRIDE! An online fundraiser for the Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus! You can browse through our wonderful silent auction, including some great entertainment, fitness, and experience packages…PLUS MORE, all from the comfort of your computer or mobile device. The silent auction starts on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 1:00pm CDT and ends on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 7:30pm CDT.

Join us for a virtual, live event starting Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 7:00 PM CDT. Enjoy the glamour and humor of our fabulous host Bridgette of Madison County, take part in our silent and live auctions, paddle raise and raffle, and enjoy a stellar, virtual performance from THE SKIVVIES, all while supporting CGMC! We hope that you will join us!

Ticket Tiers

$100 – VIP:  includes access to the live event and performance, appetizer box from J&L catering*, wine*, special VIP gift bag*, exclusive video content from CGMC, and access to CGMC-TV subscription service. *Delivery within the Chicagoland area ONLY, delivery time window: 11am – 2pm on the day of the event. MUST PURCHASE BY JUNE 4!

Please be sure to purchase tickets for any guests watching with you. Your appetizer box will reflect the number of VIP tickets in your purchase.

$20 – Suggested Donation: includes access to the auctions, live event and performance.

$0 – No Fee: includes access to the auctions, live event, and performance. Please consider the suggested donation.

All tickets are at a per attendee cost.


VIP Appetizer Box Menu


  • Sliced Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Cream and Onion Jam on an Pretzel Roll (Veg Option With Grilled Zucchini)
  • Bag of house made potato and taro chips with cracked pepper and pink sea salt, French onion dip on the side
  • Brown Sugar Glazed Bacon (Veg option cheese straws)
  • To-Go Box Of Pasta Salad With Grilled Mushrooms, Arugula, Parmesan & Garlic-Herb Oil
  • Plum Tomatoes Stuffed With Niçoise Salad: olives, egg, market potatoes, capers, niçoise vinaigrette


  • Decadent Double Chocolate Brownie
  • Pistachio Cannoli – Cannoli Shell Filled With Ricotta Filling and Finished With Crushed Pistachios
  • Coconut Cake Balls – Vanilla Cake and Unsweetened Coconut Mixed with Buttercream Dipped in White Chocolate and Rolled in Toasted Coconut


  • Red or white wine (one per box)
  • Litre of Pellegrino (one per box)

Live Auction Package

South Africa Photo Safari for 2 People

6 days and 6 nights accommodation for two people in a standard room at Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge/Tented Camp. These facilities are situated in the heart of Zululand and St. Lucia/Sodwana Bay Marine reserve/Lubombo corridor – one of the richest wildlife conservation regions in Africa.

Includes full board, which is three delicious meals per day, prepared by the finest international chefs – with an African flavour of course. Two Game Viewing activities per day, guided by your own professional game rangers in open game viewing vehicles, in Zulu Nyala game reserve (the filming location of “I Dreamed of Africa” starring Kim Basinger).

Valid for a period of two years from the auction date. Bookings can be made for any period in the year. This package is non-transferable and non-refundable and may not be given to any other person or organization and may not be sold in any other manner. Package does NOT include airfare, transfers, side trips, personal beverages, or phone calls.

Value: $5,950.00
Donated by: Trevor Shaw, Owner Zulu Nyala

Thank you to our item donors!