The Wheaton Chapter of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago



Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!


Thank you to all who participated in our luminaria sale! Your hard work raised almost $20,000 after expenses! A total of more than 17,000 candles were sold through our neighborhood sales efforts and more from our sales through the hardware stores. More specifically, thank you to:


~~The ​Wheaton Warrenville South and Wheaton North Key Club members who helped to assemble luminaria kits


~~The Auxiliary members who helped to assemble, market, sell, and deliver the luminary kits, as well as to collect donations


~~The Neighborhood Coordinators who assisted members in coordinating sales in specific neighborhoods


~~Rosanne Merrill, Luminaria Chairperson, for her tireless efforts in planning and executing this fundraiser (again and again!) 


~~The following hardware stores for selling our gift-wrapped luminaria sets:

Carlson's TrueValue Hardware, East Liberty Street, Wheaton

​Buikemas's Ace Hardware, North, North Main Street, Wheaton

Buikema's Ace Hardware, South, East Loop Rd.







Thank you for joining us in

"Lighting a Candle for a Child "

by participating in our 2016 Luminaria fundraiser!

A Holiday Tradition for 47 years!!​​​​

Click the photo to view a Luminaria-Lit Evening in Wheaton!