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!



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.







The Wheaton Chapter of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago