Founded in 1983 by early childhood professionals, the mission of Family Network a Family Focus Center is to promote the well-being of children from birth by supporting and strengthening their families in and with their community. Family Network provides educational and enrichment based programs for parents with young children, offers after school programming for school age youth in North Shore District 112. A wide variety of Spanish-based services are also provided within our center to parents and children.
Engineers Without Borders USA builds a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. Our 16,800 members work with communities to find appropriate solutions for water supply, sanitation, energy, agriculture, civil works and structures.
Lurie Foundation, Stanley Mann Children’s Research Institute
The research arm of Lurie Children’s, Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute helps us provide cutting-edge treatments and discover more effective ways to prevent and diagnose conditions that affect children’s health.
Our physicians and scientists are also faculty at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, our academic partner. Working closely together, our hospital, research institute and medical school train the next generation of pediatric specialists while advancing children’s healthcare.
Naples Children & Education Foundation supports effective, disciplined charitable programs that significantly improve the physical, emotional and educational lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County, Florida.
For more than 20 years, Writers Theatre has captivated Chicagoland audiences with inventive interpretations of classic work, a bold approach to contemporary theatre and a dedication to creating the most intimate theatrical experience possible.
For more than 50 years, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been a leading environmental advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the water, land, wildlife and future of our five-county area. To do that, the Conservancy uses the synergy of four teams to meet this mission.
The Shelter operates a 60-bed emergency shelter; seven transitional living cottages with the capacity to house 42 participants; provides outreach services, training and education throughout Collier County, FL, with offices in Naples and Immokalee.
Guitars Over Guns Organization (“GOGO”) was founded in 2008 by Dr. Chad Bernstein, an accomplished professional trombonist and educator in Miami, and his father, Bob Bernstein, a successful financial professional in Chicago. The inspiration derived from their joint desire to formalize the ad-hoc mentoring that many members of Suénalo, a popular Miami band of which Chad was a member, had been providing in their community for years. After several years studying philanthropic start-ups, the first program was born with an intense desire to provide kids from the most under-served neighborhoods opportunities to play music, especially music they love . . . opportunities that Chad and all the mentors had in their lives but saw fading from school curriculums and budgets.
JourneyCare Foundation was founded in 1992 to help JourneyCare keep one of its most important promises: never turn anyone away because of inability to pay.
At JourneyCare Foundation, we hold on to the dream that end-of-life care will be available to all who can benefit. Your donation to the JourneyCare Foundation will help ensure that JourneyCare can continue providing compassionate, exceptional care to patients and families throughout our ten county service area for years to come, and that everyone who is in need of our services receives the support they need, regardless of their ability to pay.
The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world’s diverse artistic traditions, for the inspiration and education of the public and in accordance with our profession’s highest ethical standards and practices.