On September 15th Alicia’s House Food Pantry will celebrate their 10th Annual Alicia’s House Celebrity Golf Outing, at Lincolnshire Country Club (390 East Richton Rd., Crete, Illinois), followed by a fabulous dinner and a huge silent and live auction.

Last September (2011) Alicia’s House Food Pantry closed out their week of celebrity charity events with donations totaling over fifty thousand dollars to help feed the needy. The week of fundraising started out with Actor/Director/Humanitarian Scott L. Schwartz returning to WGN for an interview, making a first time appearance on NBC’s “The Talk” and visiting the South Chicago Heights Fire Department in Steger, IL. Later in the week Milt Pappas (Legendary All Star Chicago Cubs Pitcher) joined Kevin “The Butcher” Hughes and Scott L. Schwartz at Rasberry’s Pancake House for “Tip A Star” and Aurelio’s Pizza.

The week of charity events ended at Lincolnshire Country Club for a day of golfing with the stars, dinner and silent auction. Some of the silent auction items included: Michael Jordan autographed picture, Mickey Mantle autographed baseball, Derek Jeter autographed picture, Michelle Monroe handbag, Other celebrity supporters included: Yoko Ono, The Chicago Cubs, White Sox, Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears. Top sponsors included: Goldie’s Auto Body (Mechanical & Towing) in Beecher, Aurelio’s Pizza (Crete), Desiderio Landscaping, Enterprise, Quality Inn (Bradley), Country Financial (Steger), Thrivent Financial for Lutheran and Winpak Portion Packaging.

Thanks to their supporters, in 2011 Alicia’s House fed 4728 families, 17,616 people, and distributed 194,450 pounds of food. This year with our economy the way it is, they have seen an increase of over 28% in the amount of individuals they are helping. Alicia’s House is totally supported by donations from individuals, businesses, and their various fundraisers. All of the money raised goes directly to feed the hungry and run the pantry; no one at Alicia’s House is paid.

Their mission is to ensure their quality program continues to make a difference in the lives of the people they serve. To maintain this caliber of service they need your help.

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Cupcake Wars Winner, Annette Starbuck of Goodie Girls teams up with Home Baked Beanies to create “A Sweet Trunk Show” to benefit Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting…

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Cupcake Wars Winner, Annette Starbuck of Goodie Girls teams up with Home Baked Beanies to create “A Sweet Trunk Show” to benefit Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting…

January 10, 2012, (Los Angeles, CA) Goodie Girls are preparing to host their second benefit with Home Baked Beanies, most popular for their “Scented Cupcake Beanie”. This event will take place on Thursday January 19, 2012 from 1-4pm at Goodie Girls (415 E. Broadway #100, Glendale, CA) and will benefit Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting. Guests can expect to be treated to cupcake samples, discounted cupcakes and Home Baked Beanies all to benefit Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting.

Annette Starbuck, the multi-Award Winning Founder of GOODIE GIRLS exuberates a joyous passion for creating a variety of baked delights through her valiant curiosity and enchanting talent. Even more remarkable, aside from countless independent Instructional Culinary Sessions, Annette has never actually enrolled into any institutional Culinary Programs or attended Culinary School, but she’s achieved acclaimed success only through her seasoned personal experience and pure creative determination. “Baking is a passion of mine and I create every cupcake with all my heart and soul. Whether for a small occasion of getting together with Friends, BBQ’s, Showers or a big event for Charities, Weddings, or Banquets I craft each batch as I was feeding my own family – it’s who I am at the core. I am lucky to have my whole family with me on this adventure including my rock star husband Anthony, my amazing father Doug and last but definitely the most influential, my step mom Stephanie. Together we Rock the Cupcake World!”

HOME BAKED BEANIES are the first smelly hat company. The owner and creator of this new sweet idea is Tracey Scott, as well as the whole family that contributes to the designs. Smelly or not, the styles are totally unique like their cupcakes hats that smell like cupcakes as well as the hand tie rag hats, vintage shabby chic, every color, every style, and every size. They invite everyone to stop and “smell the hats“. Fans of these unique beanies can find their own Home Baked Beanie to match their personality/style at several locations including: Big Bear, CA, San Diego, CA, Los Angeles (Select boutiques), Trunk shows, holiday events and red carpet events.

READING, WRITING, IT’S EXCITING (RWE) is a nonprofit literacy program designed to improve the reading and writing skills of at-risk children. They do this by providing one-to-one writing mentors throughout the school year for kids who are chosen by their teachers to participate. The reason for RWE’s program is that research shows that if children aren’t writing and reading at their grade level by the end of second grade, they almost never catch up. Further research has also shown that as many as 80% of those kids eventually drop out of high school, are unemployed, are in prison or join gangs. And how accurate are those numbers? Several states actually base their future prison building plans on them! There are over 45,000 second grade students in L.A., and only 41% of them are proficient in writing and reading. Their goal is to help all of them… For more information about RWE, please visit: www.rweprogram.org.


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9/29/11

Juan & Stella Hernandez, Milt Pappas and Scott L. Schwartz help raise over $50,000 to benefit Alicia’s House Food Pantry…

September 29, 11 (Chicago, IL) Alicia’s House Food Pantry closed out their week of celebrity charity events with donations totaling over fifty thousand dollars to help feed the needy. The week of fundraising started out with Actor/Director/Humanitarian Scott L. Schwartz returning to WGN for an interview, making a first time appearance on NBC’s “The Talk” and visiting the South Chicago Heights Fire Department in Steger, IL. Later in the week Milt Pappas (Legendary All Star Chicago Cubs Pitcher) joined Kevin “The Butcher” Hughes and Scott L. Schwartz at Rasberry’s Pancake House for “Tip A Star” and Aurelio’s Pizza. The week of charity events ended at Lincolnshire Country Club for a day of golfing with the stars, dinner and silent auction.

Some of the silent auction items included: Michael Jordan autographed picture ($500), Mickey Mantle autographed baseball ($800), Derek Jeter autographed picture ($500), Michelle Monroe handbag ($450). Other celebrity supporters included: Yoko Ono, The Chicago Cubs, White Sox, Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears. Top sponsors included: Goldie’s Auto Body (Mechanical & Towing) in Beecher, Aurelio’s Pizza (Crete), Desiderio Landscaping, Enterprise, Quality Inn (Bradley), Country Financial (Steger), Thrivent Financial for Lutheran and Winpak Portion Packaging.

Alicia’s House Food Pantry celebrity event supporters included: Milt Pappas (Legendary All Star Chicago Cubs Pitcher), Scott L. Schwartz (Actor/Director/Producer -most recognized as “Bruiser” of Ocean’s 11, 12, 13, as well as Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Fun With Dick and Jane.), “Mr. Karate” Juan Hernandez (5 time National Karate Champion), Kevin “The Butcher” Hughes (Pro wrestling Superstar), The Golden Boy Paul Christy (Pro Wrestling Legend), Bunny Love (Pro Female Wrestler & Valet), Lee Roupas (National Bodybuilding Champion) and Jeff Renzetti (Former radio personality from the Mancow Show known as “Turd”).

In 2010 Alicia’s House fed 4403 families, 15,401 people, and distributed 150,358 pounds of food. They were able to do this because of the celebrities, local businesses and individuals that supported their annual event. This year with the economy the way it is Juan & Stella Hernandez of Alicia’s House have noticed an increase of over 48% in the amount of individuals they are now helping. Alicia’s House is completely supported by donations from individuals, businesses, and the various fundraisers. All of the money raised will go to feed the hungry and support the pantry. Alicia’s House Food Pantry is 100% Non-profit.

9/19/11 – NBC’s “The Talk”- Chicago, IL

9/19/11 – WGN- Chicago, IL

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Alicia’s House Food Pantry prepares to host their 9th annual golf outing to raise money and help feed the needy…

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8/25/11

Alicia’s House Food Pantry prepares to host their 9th annual golf outing to raise money and help feed the needy…

August 25, 2011 (Chicago, IL) Five time national Karate champion Juan Hernandez of Alicia’s House Food Pantry is preparing for another week of star-studded events to raise money to help feed the needy. Fundraising for Alicia’s House Food Pantry will start with “Tip A Star” (celebrities serving for tips) at Rasberry’s Pancake House (3145 Chicago Rd., Steger, IL 60475) from 10am – 12:30pm on Wednesday September 14, 2011 and Aurelio’s Pizza (1372 Main St., Crete, IL 60417) on Thursday September 15, 2011 from 5pm-8pm. Next on the agenda is the 9th Annual Alicia’s House Celebrity Golf Outing on Saturday September 17, 2011 at Lincolnshire Country Club (390 East Richton Rd., Crete, IL), followed by dinner with the stars and a huge silent auction.

Celebrity Guests Include: Milt Pappas – Former Chicago Cub, Scott L. Schwartz – Actor/Director/Producer (most recognized as “Bruiser” of Ocean’s 11, 12, 13, as well as Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Fun With Dick and Jane, etc…), “Mr. Karate” Juan Hernandez – 5 time National Karate Champion, Kevin “The Butcher” Hughes – Pro wrestling Superstar, The Golden Boy Paul Christy – Pro Wrestling Legend, Bunny Love – Pro Female Wrestler & Valet, Percival A. Friend – Legendary Wrestling Manager, Lee Roupas – National Bodybuilding Champion, Jeff Renzetti – Former radio personality from the Mancow Show known as “Turd”…

In 2010 Alicia’s House fed 4403 families, 15,401 people, and distributed 150,358 pounds of food. They were able to do this because of the celebrities, local businesses and individuals that supported their annual event. This year with the economy the way it is Juan Hernandez of Alicia’s House states that he has noticed an increase of over 48% in the amount of individuals they are helping. Alicia’s House is completely supported by donations from individuals, businesses, and the various fundraisers. All of the money raised will go to feed the hungry and support the pantry. Alicia’s House Food Pantry is 100% Non-profit.

To honor the memory of Alicia, who passed away at the age of 4, January 14, 2001, her Grandma Stella & her Poppy Juan started a non-for profit food pantry called Alicia’s House. Alicia’s House will continue to feed hundreds of hungry families and each box of food distributed will contain Alicia’s special loving touch. The goal of Alicia’s House is to try and alleviate hunger and some of the problems associated with hunger. Alicia’s House provides food, at no cost, to low-income residents of Crete, Beecher, Steger, Monee, University Park, and South Chicago Heights. Alicia loved people and loved helping people. She would spend hours working with her grandma, at the church pantry, making boxes of food to hand out to people in need. Although her grandma had a specific way to nutritionally pack the boxes, Alicia would always add her special touch by making sure each box would contain a special treat, usually candy.

For more information please visit: www.aliciashouse.org

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Lily Elise is showing her support for the Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty launch of “A Scent for Humanity”…


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June 20, 2011 (Sherman Oaks, CA) On Friday July 1, 2011 at 1pm (13812 Ventura Boulevard) celebrities, press and media are invited to stop into Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty to celebrate the “Pink” carpet launch of “A Scent for Humanity” with Pop & R&B recording artist Lily Elise (NBC’s “The Voice” – Christina Aguliera’s team). Lily is helping with the charity drawing as well as creating her own scent. Guests will receive complimentary gift bags along with desserts provided by Ingrid’s Cafe, snacks by Food Should Taste Good, and Hint Water…


“A Scent for Humanity”
is a charity trend created by Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty to benefit charities worldwide. Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty is inviting celebrities into the boutique on the first day of each month to benefit a different charity each month. After the celebrity draws the charity he or she will celebrate by creating the perfect scent. After the drawing Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty will donate a portion of sales to benefit that charity each month. This event will give ALL charities a chance to participate and benefit from the exposure as well as creating scents for each celebrity and every time that scent is sold Eleanor Jean will donate a portion of sales to benefit the monthly charity.
Some of the participating charities in the drawing include: Santa’s Gift, Toys For Tots, Reading Writing It’s Exciting!, H.A.R.K., Children Of The Night, and Alicia’s House Food Pantry, more to come.

Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty is the newest and most exclusive beauty boutique located at 13812 Ventura Boulevard next to Belle Gray, Sweet Butter and InvenTori. This boutique offers: Traditional and Airbrush Makeup services, Novalash Lash Extensions, Full Waxing Services, Princess and Bachelorette Parties, Bliss Spa Facials, Lash Dip, Lash and Brow Tinting, Mani’s/Pedi’s and Gel nails.

Some of the VIP’s already enjoying Eleanor Jean Boutique include: Lisa Rinna, Tori Spelling, Denise Richards, In Touch Weekly magazine, Vanessa Minnillo, Carrie Ann Inaba, Lisa Vanderpump, Cheryl Burke, Lauralee Bell, Beth Hefner, Nancy La Scala, Kelly Harper, Fiona Gubelmann, just to name a few… This is a very popular and exclusive celebrity hot spot.

For the fragrance buff Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty also offers custom blended perfume, lotion, sugar scrub, baby wash, bubble bath, shower gel, milk bath, body spray, shampoo or conditioner.

For more information please visit: www.EleanorJeanBoutique.com or www.EleanorJeanBoutique.wordpress.com.


Press/Media Check In: 12:30pm
Red Carpet: 1pm

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