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Wilder Mansion fundraiser to benefit Ugandan students

Published: Friday, April 26, 2013 4:53 p.m. CDT

ELMHURST – On May 2, Children UP invites all to the "Up, Up and Away" fundraiser between 5 and 8 p.m. at Wilder Mansion, 211 S. Prospect Ave.

Children UP is an Elmhurst-based non-profit dedicated to providing education to students in rural northern Uganda. The fundraiser will include a silent auction and donation bazaar filled with unique gifts from Africa. Cafe Amano will provide hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer to guests.

Tickets are $50 and are available at childrenup.org/benefit.html. Checks also may be mailed to Children UP at 481 Alma Ave., Elmhurst.

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