826CHI is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention, and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.
AARP Foundation serves vulnerable people 50+ by creating and advancing effective solutions that help them secure the essentials.
ASPD’s mission is to provide educators as well as schools and districts with low-cost, high quality professional learning that addresses the needs of 21st century professionals: flexibility, convenience, rapid completion, and economical.
The mission of Chicago SCORES is to inspire urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world. We achieve this mission through daily after school and summer programming that combines soccer, poetry, and service-learning.
Anixter Center provides an array of services and supports for individuals with disabilities and related challenges to live, learn, work and play in the community. Anixter Center is one of the largest nonprofit organizations in the Chicago area serving people of all ages with disabilities and related challenges. Each year Anixter Center and its three divisions—CALOR, Chicago Hearing Society (CHS) and Lekotek—help more than 7,300 children, teens and adults by providing residential, educational, employment, socialization and health services. What makes us truly unique are the array of services we offer plus our ability to help people at every stage of life—children, teens, young adults and older adults. As the parent organization, Anixter Center itself provides a broad range of programs for those who have physical, developmental, cognitive, psychiatric or sensory disabilities. These Anixter Center programs include: a literacy program for adults with disabilities; 24-hour supervised residential homes; substance use disorder programs for those who are deaf; and employment programs to help people with disabilities find jobs.