Albums of Hope to host auction

McHENRY – Albums of Hope will hold “A Toast to Hope Wine Tasting and Silent Auction” fundraising event from 6 to 9 p.m. April 26 at the Hampton Inn, 1555 S. Route 31.

Guests will have the opportunity to sample more than 35 different wines, thanks to Cardinal Wine and Spirits in Crystal Lake. There will be appetizers and dessert, courtesy of Parkway Banquets of Ingleside and Kiera’s Confections of McHenry.

A silent auction will take place as well.

Overnight packages are available through the Hampton Inn at 815-578-1900.

All proceeds from the event will go directly to continuing the nonprofit organization’s mission to provide pocket-sized albums filled with uplifting quotes and beautiful photos to local cancer treatment centers to lift the spirits of patients.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. They can be bought by calling 815-363-3624 or by sending in the order form found at

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