Second Sense: 2017-2018

Vision loss is about more than just loss of sight. It is about loss of identity, loss of confidence, loss of mobility and loss of independence. Second Sense works with its clients to provide the emotional support and practical training that allow them to move beyond vision loss to live active, productive lives.

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The Children’s Clinic: 2017-2018

Despite the immense need, there is a critical shortage of affordable dental care for low-income children in the Chicago area. To further compound the problem, finding care for children who are difficult to treat – children with special health care needs — is even more troublesome. There is a serious deficit of pediatric dentists, [Read More…]

The Kedzie Center: 2017-2018

The Kedzie Center is the first community-funded mental health center in Chicago, serving residents regardless of their ability to pay. It’s mission is to provide accessible, culturally informed, quality mental health care to North River residents through the integration of clinical practice, education and evaluation, and the application of psychological insight to address community [Read More…]

Mercy Housing Lakefront: 2017-2018

Mercy Housing Lakefront is a nonprofit provider of program-enriched, affordable housing serving more than 8,000 low-income residents in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana. In Chicago, Mercy Housing Lakefront provides over 1200 permanent supportive housing homes for people who have been homeless, have disabilities, or have other special needs. In addition to these challenges, many of [Read More…]