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
Dear Facing Forward Family,
Chicago has joined protests around the world demanding justice and accountability in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many others across the US whose lives have been taken by racial violence and police brutality. These protests reflect decades
Thank you to all of our partners who have stepped up in the last few months to ensure the safety, health and stability of our residents and staff. A very special thank you to Pierce Family Foundation, Cuore E. Mani Foundation, The United Way of Metro Chicago, The Chicago Community
To help ease the increased needs of Illinoisans during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has awarded Facing Forward a $20,000 grant as part of BCBSIL’s $1.5 million COVID-19 Community Collaboration Fund.
This funding will directly support our clients and organizations in a number of
Dear Facing Forward Community,
Thank you for your support and for sharing your well-wishes for our residents and their families. I hope you are safe this weekend during the new stay at home order. As we continue to ensure the safety and health of our clients, staff, and community, we
Dear Facing Forward Family,
If you have chosen to read this, it is undoubtedly because you care deeply for the community and hold special compassion for the vulnerable among us. We are living in a moment of shared anxiety and exceptional caution. I want each of you to know three
Salvi Media, a Chicago-based video production and marketing company, selected Facing Forward as their latest #SalviSupports partner! Salvi Supports aims to “create great videos for even greater causes.”
Check out the video below to hear our residents Beverly and Carol share their inspiring stories of how they’ve restored hope and
Today, with the help of our wonderful community of supporters, we raised over $29,000 — surpassing our ambitious goal of raising $25,000 on Giving Tuesday!
To our wonderful community: THANK YOU for supporting our long-term solution for families and individuals experiencing homelessness in Chicago. These funds will ensure a safe
Facing Forward resident, Desiree, shared how she was able to reunite with her family on NBC Chicago’s Making a Difference segment.
See the full interview by LeeAnn Trotter here
We are thrilled to be counted among Impact Grants Chicago’s 2019 award recipients! Last night, we were awarded a generous $100,000 grant that will support services that promote healthy development and academic success for children and youth at Facing Forward. Stay tuned for outcomes and insights from this important work.