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Meet Our Non-Profit Partners

Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW) invests in women and girls as catalysts, building strong communities for all. CFW funds organizations working to solve the biggest problems facing women and girls: economic insecurity, violence, and access to health care and information. In addition to grantmaking, CFW invests in developing women leaders and advocates, and brings together diverse coalitions to collaborate, share resources and develop solutions.

For more information and to learn more, please visit: www.cfw.org   


The Miracle Center’s (TMC) mission is to use the performing and visual arts as a tool for personal and professional growth via self-expression for youth and adults. TMC nurtures and encourages the development of the next generation of professional artists by offering them opportunities to perform and exhibit their work.

For more information and to learn more, please visit: www.themiraclecenter.com

Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 80,000 families and individuals annually through seven community centers and additional sites in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County. Metropolitan’s services promote education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.

For more information, please visit: www.metrofamily.org

World Relief Chicago is committed to the long-term integration of new neighbors into our communities. By extending friendship and genuine belonging, the organization creates connections that transform their lives and ours. World Relief Chicago brings churches and vulnerable immigrants together to transform our communities economically, socially, and spiritually. In doing so, we move from loneliness to friendship, from vulnerability to stability, and from fear to hope.

For more information and to get involved, please visit: www.worldreliefchicago.org

Salt and Light Coalition is a grassroots movement that mobilizes individuals and organizations to heal, educate, and empower youth and women in the fight against slavery. With 43 million people falling prey to trafficking each year worldwide, the movement manifests change with three initiatives that tackle the root cause and the aftermath of modern day slavery. Salt & Light Coalition provides body/mind restoration and job training for survivors, educates kids from high-risk countries for trafficking through their schools, and empowers domestic youth through entrepreneurship.

For more information, please visit: www.metrofamily.org

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s flagship sustainability initiative is the Chicago Conservation Corps (C3). C3 is a leadership training program that empowers Chicagoans to complete neighborhood sustainability and environmental projects that impact and engage communities across the city. To date, C3 has trained 760 volunteer leaders, representing every ward in Chicago. Through their projects, C3 Leaders have engaged 92,916 community members on topics like water, waste, energy, and green space.

For more information, please visit: www.naturemuseum.org/c3


Special thanks to our pre-grand opening event sponsor: