​​A full afternoon:  

Chateau Ritz Banquet Hall

9100 N Milwaukee Ave

Niles, IL 60714
Phone: (847) 298-0700

The Banquet Hall is easily accessible  from I-294 or the Edens Expressway, just North of Dempster.  Plenty of free parking!

​​The Raffle:     $20 ticket.    A complete Palestinian culinary experience for 6 at the winner’s home.                                                               The creative inspiration for this dining adventure is a Seraj Board Member, Mai Khader Kakish, who was  raised in                                                            Al-Ram, a  Palestinian village near Jerusalem. See her work at Almond & Fig   https://www.instagram.com/almondandfig/

                              $15 ticket.    $ 400 cash pot.
                               $10 ticket.   Eight fresh succulent lobsters flown in from Maine. 

(cash or credit card for raffle tickets at the Benefit)

The Silent Auction:  You will have opportunity to bid on over 100 items in the Silent Auction.   Payment by  check, credit card, or cash.  Do your Christmas shopping early and support the great work of the Seraj Library Project





Reception & silent auction    3:45 pm
Dinner served                               5:00 pm
Program                                           6:15 pm
Good night                                     7:30 pm

The Seraj Benefit

YOU are invited!   Please join us!

The 2017 Seraj Benefit

       Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Chateau Ritz, Niles

Purchase tickets here.  OR  Send a check - see details here We invite you to make a donation in support of a successful Benefit, even if you cannot attend.

Why we host an annual benefit

  • renew financial support for our Seraj partners 
  • gather the US Seraj community for an evening of good friends, food and fun
  • learn more about Seraj, the Palestinian people and the struggle to end the Occupation​

How you can participate …

  • plan to attend
  • invite friends who would welcome learning about Seraj 
  • contribute an item for the silent auction  
  • volunteer to be a Benefit worker
  • Contact us.