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8th of March 2019

Announcing La Casa Norte’s Fresh Market

If you or someone you know is experiencing hunger, visit La Casa Norte’s Fresh Market!


5th of March 2019

Volunteer at La Casa Norte’s Fresh Market

La Casa Norte is officially recruiting volunteers for our new client-choice food pantry, the Fresh Market, an initiative of our Nutrition Center! Join a team committed to combating food insecurity in Humboldt Park, with shifts available every Monday morning and afternoon starting March 18! Roles available for those who like to engage with clients and those […]


4th of March 2019

Association House High School’s Laundry Resource Affected by Winter Flood

A massive flood that initiated in the west wing of the high school where the laundry room is housed halted the use of the laundry room. The flood impacted about 25,000 square feet on multiple floors, resulting in relocating high school classrooms and behavioral health staff


12th of February 2019

“I Can’t Pay My Rent”: Tips for Public Housing Waitlist Applicants & Job Seekers

With the Chicago Housing Authority’s Public Housing and Project Based Voucher (PBV) waitlists opening indefinitely in December, the Spanish Coalition for Housing (SCH) wanted to offer some tips to its neighbors seeking help. “We’re trying to inform people as much as possible so they won’t lose out on the opportunity.” Lydia Rodriguez, SCH-CHA Community Alliance Coordinator […]


FREE ADMISSION: Tavern Talks at Rev Brew hosted by The Trust for Public Land

Want to drink good beer, eat better-than-average pub grub, and learn about the benefits of community parks and access to public lands? And do all of that at no charge to you?


28th of December 2018

Lessons Learned from Email Marketing

As we wind down 2018 in preparation for 2019, there is no doubt in my mind that you are in the process of thanking donors, identifying new prospects, reaching out to your clients and community. As you solidify your marketing and outreach strategies for 2019, I thought you might find Alexie Ward’s article, Our 9 Biggest […]


29th of November 2018

World AIDS Day: Erie Family Health Centers Reaches Highest Success Rate for HIV Program

Erie Family Health Centers’ Lending Hands for Life (LHL) program for people living with HIV/AIDS has reached its highest success rate in the history of the program, with 93.4% of patients achieving suppressed viral loads. By providing complete wraparound services, HIV primary care, medical and non-medical case management, PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), behavioral health, laboratory services, […]


9th of October 2018

Nonprofit Utopia Podcast Episode 3: Justice Informed

Xavier Ramey, the CEO and Lead Strategist for Justice Informed, LLC, will be a guest on the Nonprofit Utopia podcast on Monday, October 8, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., CST. The Nonprofit Utopia podcast is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity […]


Making the Case for Support in Times of Change

Writing a compelling case for support is not always as easy as it seems.  In Case Development 201, Communications Consultant Andrew Brommel writes “an organization’s case for support is ultimately ‘your message to your donors—why should they give to your organization?’” In this day and age of increased competition for fewer dollars, a nonprofit’s answer […]


4th of October 2018

Look Before You Leap: 5 Things You Must Do Before Joining That Board of Directors

You  have just been invited to join a board of directors of one of the hottest local nonprofits in the city.  What should you do before accepting? Do some self-reflection. Being a member of a board is serious business.  Unlike other volunteer assignments, being a board member carries with it fiduciary responsibilities. As such, the board […]