Spring Fling



Spring Fling is unique to The John Buck Company and is now the leading springtime charity celebration in the Chicago Real Estate community. Over the past 30 years, Spring Fling has raised more than $13 million for Chicago non-profit organizations. What started as a few hundred dollars in a baseball cap among 6 people has evolved into premier springtime event with over 2,600 attendees each year.

The John Buck Company Spring Fling

2019 Big Draw Winners
$25,000 Lynn Sywolski
$10,000 Andrew Wagner
$5,000 Rob Knight
$1,000 Mike Flanagan
$1,000 Clay Edwards
$1,000 Ira Swidler
$1,000 Molly Gilles
$1,000 Kara Collins
$1,000 Judy Brown
$1,000 Barack Farrazzano
$1,000 Jim McNichols
$1,000 Kevin Doherty
$1,000 Donna Wright

Beneficiaries

  • 2019 VOCEL
  • 2018 Working on Womanhood, Youth Guidance
  • 2017 By The Hand Club for Kids 
  • 2016 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chicago
  • 2015 Off The Streets Club
  • 2014 Working in the Schools
  • 2013 New Schools for Chicago
  • 2012 Noble Network of Charter Schools
  • 2011 US Empowered
  • 2010 High Jump
  • 2009 Legacy Charter School
  • 2008 Hephzibah Children’s Services
  • 2007 Holy Family Lutheran School
  • 2006 B.U.I.L.D.
  • 2005 LEARN Charter School
  • 2004 Sam Miguel School
  • 2003 HighSight
  • 2002 Lutheran Family Mission
  • 2001 Horizons for Youth
  • 2000 Junior Achievement
  • 1999 Link Unlimited
  • 1998 Metropolitan Family Services
  • 1997 Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights
  • 1996 Victor C. Neumann Association
  • 1995 Chicago Cares
  • 1994 Junior Achievement
  • 1993  United Charities
  • 1992  Golden Apple
  • 1991 Boys & Girls Club of Chicago
  • 1990 Boys & Girls Club of Chicago
  • 1989 Boys & Girls Club of Chicago