Our Projects

We envision a world where our children’s most formative years are not hampered by issues beyond their control. We believe that brilliant, innovative, and humane minds must be nurtured, and we support programming that assists those in need in overcoming barriers to success, opportunity, health and happiness.

Doctors for You

Doctors For You is a humanitarian organization that has been working to provide assistance to under-served areas across India since 2007. Their focus is on ensuring equal access to medical care and providing emergency medical aid to communities affected by conflict, natural disaster, and epidemics.

Inner City Computer Stars Foundation

For over 20 years, i.c.stars has been working in the Chicago area to identify and train low-income young adults who demonstrate extraordinary potential. Their program is aimed at helping these young adults develop the fundamental skills necessary to succeed in technology services and community leadership in the belief that a focus on both can significantly improve their talent and effect social change.

La Casa Norte

La Casa Norte’s mission is to serve youth and families confronting homelessness. They provide access to stable housing and deliver comprehensive services that act as a catalyst to transform lives and communities. La Casa Norte follows a housing first model and offers a continuum of housing resources and opportunities to youth and families who are at-risk or experiencing homelessness throughout 43 different zip codes in Chicago.

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New Moms, Inc.

At New Moms, 100% of the young moms who access our services live in extreme poverty. 63% come from homes where their mothers were teen parents. They are caught in a generational cycle of poverty.

OPRF Infant Welfare Society

The Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society has committed to advancing the health and well-being of children in need for over 100 years. The Society provides quality medical, dental, and social services through their Children’s Clinic. Through the support of volunteers, community members, and a dedicated staff, their clinic is able to serve thousands of children throughout the Chicago area every year.

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New Moms, Inc.

At New Moms, 100% of the young moms who access our services live in extreme poverty. 63% come from homes where their mothers were teen parents. They are caught in a generational cycle of poverty.

Partners In Health

Partners in Health

Our mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations based in settings of poverty, Partners In Health strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them and to serve as an antidote to despair.

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Mission for Vision

Mission for Vision (MFV) is an NGO working to combat avoidable blindness and promote a disability inclusive world. In partnership with 21 reputed centres in 14 states of India, MFV has played the role of a catalyst in restoring sight and renewing independence and dignity in over a million adults and children.

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Glen Ellyn Childrens Resource Center

Our mission is to help children from low-income families acquire the necessary skills in academics and social interaction to move successfully through grades K-12 and into adulthood. We do this by providing after-school and summer programs which emphasize literacy and community involvement, using the talents of teachers, volunteer tutors, adult caregivers and a variety of local support services.

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DuPage Children’s Museum

DuPage Children’s Museum ignites the potential of all children to learn through hands-on exploration by integrating art, math, and science.

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Foundation for Children in Need

This organization has been serving the poor in rural India for many years providing cleft-lip surgeries and leading job training programs. In addition to funding 50 surgeries, we provided funding to secure 100 sewing machines for students to use in their future endeavors

Program Location: Warangal, India
Northern Illinois Food Bank

Northern Illinois Food Bank

We supported the organization’s Child Nutrition Program, which provides needy children with meals on weekends and over the summer – times when they cannot access meals at school. We also funded a backpack program, which provides additional nutrition and health support when children are away from school

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Blue Sky Employment Program

Blue Sky is a functioning social enterprise bakery where at-risk youth gain job experience and stable employment. We supported hiring a coordinator who works with the youth and with homeless shelters and correction offices to support the program and the youth

Night Ministry

The Night Ministry

To support outreach and health ministry program which brings health care and support to underserved

Partners In Health

Partners in Health

To support increasing maternal and infant survival rates in Sierra Leone

Program Location: Kono, Sierra Leone
Mentors International

Mentors International

To support self reliance and microlending projects in Honduras and El Salvador

Program Location: Honduras and El Salvador
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Midtown Educational Foundation

This organization helps children in at-risk communities get through high school and continue their education. This year, we supported the College Orientation Program, which includes college prep work (entrance testing prep, college application, interviews and so forth) and academic and character mentoring for 9th-12th grade students

Wellbody Alliance

Wellbody Alliance

Delivery center and obstetrics training site in Sierra Leone – Women’s health in very poor region

Program Location: Kono, Sierra Leone
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Midtown Educational Foundation

College orientation program for low income students

Mentors International

Mentors International

Self reliance projects in Honduras and El Salvador for extremely poor communities

Program Location: Honduras and El Salvador
Medical Teams International

Medical Teams International

Crochu Community Healthy Program – Restoring damaged health facilities post-disaster

Program Location: Crochu, Haiti
Common Hope

Common Hope

Partner School Initiative in Guardiania El Hato – Helping educate young girls (and boys) in very poor regions

Program Location: Guardiania El Hato, Guatemala

Berhorst Partners for Development

Xepatan water project in Chimaltenango – Providing water to very poor community

Program Location: Chimaltenango, Guatemala

Barrington 220 – Educational Foundation

Junior Great Books at Sunny Hill School – Books and training materials for educating low income students (2014)

Shelter Care

Shelter Care

Maya’s House Family Specialist – Support for homeless families

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Food for Orphans

Food packing for starving children

Program Location: Sierra Leone
Children's Home And Aid

Children’s Home and Aid

Raising a reader initiative – Books for children with significant need

Cathedral Counseling

Cathedral Counseling Center

Service and facilities expansion for provision of mental health service to those in need (2013)