Facing Forward
Client Story: Meet Mr. Boddie

Client Story: Meet Mr. Boddie

September 17, 2021 | 5 min read   Mr. Boddie’s experience of homelessness began after he relocated to Chicago from Las Vegas in 2018. After having difficulty finding work, he decided to move into a shelter rather than become a burden to his family and face the social stigma of […]

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Introducing Our New Board Members!

Introducing Our New Board Members!

August 31, 2021 | 2.5 min read   Facing Forward is proud to introduce this year’s new additions to our Board of Directors. We are building a team of professionals that not only believe in our mission but represent a citywide wealth of perspectives and leadership. We are excited to […]

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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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