Annual Benefit raises over $100,000

Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center hosted its annual Rising to the Challenge benefit on Friday, November 4, 2022 at the Evanston Golf Club.

Turning Point is pleased to announce that the benefit raised over $100,000 to support Turning Point’s many programs. This year’s event celebrated honorees Holly Johnson Carr and Tom Carr and featured many exciting packages in the auction including a very special Zoom Visit with Jeff Tweedy of Wilco. Turning Point was pleased to welcome to the event Michael and Angela Ingersoll whose outstanding performance had guests on their feet, dancing through the dining room!

The Wellness Sponsor for this year’s Rising to the Challenge benefit was NorthShore University HealthSystem.

“We are deeply grateful to our wonderful sponsors and community members for joining us in support of expert, affordable, and compassionate mental health care,” said Turning Point CEO Ann Fisher Raney. “We are so thankful for our community’s support and were delighted to welcome our extended family back in person to this year’s Rising to the Challenge Benefit.”

See our benefit photo gallery featuring photos by Genie Lemieux-Jordan of Evanston Photographic Studios.

See the 2022 Benefit program book.


About Turning Point

Established in 1969, Turning Point is a non-profit outpatient mental health center, serving children and adults, with a mission to provide “solid support, when you need it most.” Each year, Turning Point serves approximately 1,300 children and adults from throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, approximately 90% of whom are low income. Located in Skokie and recognized as a leader in innovation and community support, Turning Point was honored with the 2017 Excellence in Mental Health Award from the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health, the 2015 Impact Award for Excellence in Behavioral Healthcare Management from the National Council for Behavioral Health, and the 2017 Public Health Partners of Excellence Award from the Skokie Health Department and Board of Health, in recognition of exceptional contributions to the health of Skokie. Turning Point was recently honored to receive the 2021 Skokie Business of the Year Award.