October 09, 2018

Feeding Seniors and Families in Need

Meals on Wheels Chicago Written by Jayne Drew, Dir. of Development and Communications at Meals on Wheels Chicago This Thanksgiving marks the 30th year of meal delivery for Meals on Wheels Chicago.  That day we delivered meals to 1,218 homebound seniors. Meals on Wheels Chicago’s public-private partnership with the City of Chicago has grown since […]

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September 12, 2018

Books, Blooms, & Lifelong Learning

Invest in Chicago. Invest in Chicago Public Library. Written by Chicago Public Library Foundation Access to knowledge, information, and experiences that develop skills and build community are central to Chicago Public Library‘s mission. As the Library’s fundraising partner for over 30 years, the Chicago Public Library Foundation is dedicated to providing financial resources that levels-up […]

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October 23, 2017

One Million Degrees

Flowers for Dreams has a long history of funding increased access to education. In fact, our company got its start at a graduation ceremony, selling bouquets to parents in order to provide backpacks for students in need.  Since then, we’ve gone from funding school supplies with Supplies for Dreams to supporting mentorship for middle school students at SPARK Chicago, […]

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August 06, 2018

August for the Arts

Written by Esther Grimm, Executive Director at 3Arts When we are asked to illuminate the value of our mission to support and advocate for Chicago’s women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities in the performing, teaching, and visual arts, we often find ourselves using the language of flower growers—Oxygen, nourishing the field, planting […]

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July 09, 2018

Supporting Cancer Fighters Everywhere

At 26 years old, Jonny Imerman was diagnosed with testicular cancer and began his fight against the disease. Throughout his experience, Jonny was lucky enough to have loving support from his family and friends, but he had never met anyone his age who was a cancer survivor. Jonny wanted to talk to someone just like […]

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