A Silver Lining Foundation: 2011-2012

Education is key, especially as it relates to a disease as prevalent as breast cancer. Yet in today’s difficult economy with so many who are unemployed and uninsured/underinsured, health takes a back seat to everyday existence. That attitude is in danger of spreading to the young women of uninsured and/or immigrant families. The mission of [Read More…]

Sarah’s Circle: 2011-2012

Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless or are in need of a safe space. By providing housing assistance, case management, referral services, and life necessities, Sarah’s Circle encourages women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically; realizing their unique potential.

An example of a [Read More…]

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago: 2011-2012

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital, is a 23-story, state-of-the-art hospital located in downtown Chicago on the campus of its academic partner, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and close to longstanding healthcare partners, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Prentice Women’s Hospital and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

In June [Read More…]

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago: 2011-2012

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) is the nation’s #1 ranked provider of comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation care to patients from around the world.

RIC is a leader in research for patients with spinal cord injury, stroke, neurological rehabilitation, outcomes research, bionic medicine/rehabilitation, engineering research and pediatric orthopedics. RIC operates its 182-bed flagship hospital downtown [Read More…]