LemonAid fundraiser in River Forest brings in $19,000 in donations

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By Devin Rose

Staff Reporter

On Tuesday the residents of the 700 block of Bonnie Brae in River Forest held their 11th annual LemonAidfundraiser. More than 1,000 people turned out to make charitable donations and get a refreshing beverage. This year's proceeds will go to Sarah's Inn – a charity that works with victims of domestic violence.

Organizers have raised $19,000, surpassing the $16,000 raised at last year's fundraiser. Patty Henek, a resident of the block, said they went through 54 gallons of lemonade, hundreds of baked goods and more than six pounds of popcorn.

Click here to read more about the annual event.

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