HP Community Foundation E-News We end 2020 with tremendous gratitude

Опубликовано: December 29, 2020 в 5:15 pm

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We end 2020 with tremendous gratitude. Your support has enabled us to provide more help than ever to address ongoing and urgent needs of Highland Park and Highwood residents.

Thank you for your dedication to the HPCF and our community. We look forward to 2021, knowing there is a vaccine that will help our community, and together, we will confront the challenges we face.

We are in this together. We are stronger as a community.

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58 Annual Grants, Totaling $613,200

Опубликовано: October 14, 2021 в 5:52 pm

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We are delighted to report that we have just awarded $613,200 in annual grants to 58 organizations* that provide programs and services that benefit individual residents and the community as a whole. The HPCF’s annual grants address needs in five main categories: education, human services, senior services, services for individuals with disabilities, and the creative and cultural arts.

We are most grateful for the agencies’ commitment to serve our community. We are also incredibly grateful for the support of our donors, whose gifts – along with a generous $300,000 grant from the City of Highland Park – made these grants possible.

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Billy Corgan & Chloé Mendel Together And Together Again

Опубликовано: August 2, 2022 в 7:54 pm

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Through event sponsorships and donations, the concert raised over $250,000 to benefit the Response Fund. Special thanks to Billy Corgan and Chloé Mendel for producing the concert and warming the hearts of all the first responders who attended the rehearsal. And, a special shout out to the incredible Sponsorship Committee for their tireless efforts: Chad Kreindler, Jason Chess, Brad Emanuel, Jeff Fishman, Barry Jacobs, Ken Stolman, and Simon Leibovich!

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HP Community Foundation E-News Our Associate Leadership Council knocked it out of the park with their Inaugural Give Where You Live fun- and fund-raising event at the Highwood Bocce Club!

Опубликовано: March 10, 2020 в 2:48 pm

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Our Associate Leadership Council knocked it out of the park with their Inaugural Give Where You Live fun- and fund-raising event at the Highwood Bocce Club!

It was everything everyone hoped for…a fun, warm, and casual evening that introduced a whole new group of people to the Highland Park Community Foundation!

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Calling all members of the Highland Park and Highwood community!

Опубликовано: January 16, 2021 в 5:21 pm

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(Not difficult, expensive, or time-consuming!)

In recognition of Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, the Highland Park Community Foundation is creating a Tribute video to celebrate, honor, and thank the essential workers who have made heroic efforts to keep our community safe, healthy, and operational during the pandemic.

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COVID-19 is still with us and so are many related needs.

Опубликовано: December 14, 2021 в 9:34 pm

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The following are just some of the needs that have been identified by a number of our 2021 annual grant recipients who have applied for additional funding to help with COVID Recovery.

Our Board has decided to issue one more round of grant funding before the end of the year to address these needs. Your gifts will be used for these grants and make an immediate difference.

Please read on – or simply click HERE or use the QR code below to help lift up your neighbors

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July 4th Highland Park Shooting Response Fund Important Update

Опубликовано: August 18, 2022 в 8:02 pm

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The community committee, Together Highland Park Unidos, established by the Highland Park Community Foundation to oversee the distribution process for donations made to the July 4th Highland Park Shooting Response Fund, has released the final protocol that will guide the distribution of the Fund.

As noted in the Protocol, the Fund will be used to assist families of the victims who were killed, victims who were physically injured, and nonprofit organizations serving the needs of victims and the community following the shooting on July 4, 2022.

With the Final Protocol, the Committee published the Claim Forms that must be completed by claimants who are eligible under the Protocol. Claim Forms for individuals must be submitted by 5 PM, September 7, 2022. Claim Forms for nonprofits must be submitted by 5 PM, September 14, 2022.

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HP Community Foundation E-News The Coronavirus presents serious challenges for our community

Опубликовано: March 16, 2020 в 3:02 pm

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The Coronavirus presents serious challenges for our community.

Thankfully, as we have learned from Highland Park City Manager Ghida Neukirch, a group is meeting weekly and communicating daily about COVID-19 emergency preparedness and community response. This group consists primarily of government representatives from Highland Park, Highwood, and Deerfield; School Districts 109, 112, and 113; Moraine Township and Lake County; and representatives from NorthShore University Health System. Each entity is also in communication with several state agencies, Ravinia Festival, local property owners and businesses, Family Service of Lake County, the Chamber of Commerce, and others, including the Highland Park Community Foundation. As information is developed it is brought back to the community partners group for their consideration and possible action. The extent to which everyone is

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As optimistic as we are about the vaccine, COVID-19 is still with us and residents are still suffering.

Опубликовано: January 26, 2021 в 5:24 pm

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That is likely to be the case for some time. Indeed, our latest round of funding requests exceeded all previous rounds in both number and dollar amount.

To address continuing urgent needs the HPCF Board just approved a 5th round of emergency grants.

We have now provided nearly $170,000 to help our community. There is more we need to do, however, to address COVID-related needs, including:

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