Arden Shore Child and Family Services, to purchase new linens and dinnerware for two community-based group homes that they run. These homes serve boys with emotional and/or behavioral disorders by providing a safe, structured and nurturing environment.
Evanston Youth Job Center, for their Strategic Corporate Alliances program, which is a three-week job training program designed to help young adults with multiple barriers to employment prepare for the workforce and secure full time employment that leads to economic self-sufficiency.
Porchlight Counseling Services, which provides resources and counseling to college sexual assault survivors, for 5 months of group therapy sessions at no charge to the client.
Rebuilding Together North Suburban Chicago (formerly known as Christmas in April), which preserves and revitalizes houses for low-income homeowners, to provide supplies needed for home repair such as roofing, plumbing, or electrical repairs.
Youth Choral Theater of Chicago, for their performance of an inter-disciplinary concert for peace and reconciliation, a reflection on the lives of mothers and children in Rwanda and Darfur, which is based on the journey of North Shore resident and New Trier graduate Clementine Wamariya, a child survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
American Lung Association of Illinois – Greater Chicago – Asthma Adventure Camp, which provides children an opportunity to learn about their asthma and disease management in a fun outdoor environment with expert medical supervision. The campers have a 46% decrease in missed school days, 44% decrease in unscheduled Doctor’s visits, 82% decrease in ER visits and a 74% decrease in hospitalizations over a 12 month period.
Nurture (Nutritional Upgrading Realized Through Underwriting, Resources and Education), which provides low income families with the resources and education necessary to provide healthy, home-cooked meals that can be prepared on a limited budget with limited resources within a limited timeframe.
Evanston Art Center Generation F-Stop Program, which combines photography and journal writing workshops for low-income Evanston pre-teen girls that helps the girls to learn to express themselves in new ways, increase their self-confidence, recognize their positive family role models and make art a lasting and meaningful part of their lives.
The Mental Health Associatin of the North Shore
Winnetka Historical Society
Midwest Palliative & Hospice Care Center
New Trier Alliance for Youth
Literature for All of Us
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
Providence Englewood Charter School
YMCA Evanston Women's Schelter
The Institute for Women Today
Light Opera Works
Literature for All of Us
Housing Opportunities for Women
The Winnetka Alliance for Early Childhood Education
Infant Welfare Society of Evanston
The Sara Synders Trust Fund
Families in Touch/Teen Moms
Girls on the Run
Junoir League Disaster Relief Fund for September 11th
Wilmette Historical Society
Open Studio Project