Facing Forward
Partner Highlight: Photographer Meka Hemmons

Partner Highlight: Photographer Meka Hemmons

April 12, 2021 | 7 min read Facing Forward partner, Meka Hemmons promotes the message of natural beauty through portrait photography. As seen in the radiant photos throughout our website, her ability to showcase the strength of families and individuals through portraiture aligns perfectly with her philosophy of vulnerability, acceptance […]

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Facing Forward Receives Day 1 Families Fund Grant

Facing Forward to End Homelessness is proud to announce that we have been selected to receive a $1.25 million grant from the Day 1 Families Fund! Launched in 2018 by Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, the Day 1 Families Fund issues annual leadership awards to organizations and civic groups […]

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Farewell Brian, Our AmeriCORPS VISTA

September 23, 2020 | 5 min read   “Strength in Numbers” is a trope that rings especially true in the nonprofit world. The more people we can rally for our cause, the better. And when those individuals are talented, determined and passionate about our mission, they can become an unstoppable […]

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Upcoming Virtual Trivia Night to Benefit Facing Forward!

Upcoming Virtual Trivia Night to Benefit Facing Forward!

Grab some friends or join solo! Facing Forward’s Associate Board is throwing a virtual trivia night to raise funds for our ongoing mission to end homelessness in Chicago.
The event will be held on Wednesday, August 26th from  7-9 PM CST / 8-10PM EST and donations are highly encouraged. Proceeds

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In Loving Memory of Theo Schroeder

In Loving Memory of Theo Schroeder

It is with deep, personal sadness we write today in memory of Facing Forward board member, Theo Schroeder, who recently and unexpectedly passed away.
In addition to serving on our board, Theo was a client in our program. He took his work as a board member personally. As a

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