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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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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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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HP Community Foundation E-News HPCF COVID-19 Emergency Response Appeal

Опубликовано: March 17, 2020 в 3:09 pm

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HP Community Foundation E-News HPCF COVID-19 Emergency Response Appeal

Supporting local nonprofits and agencies that serve our community’s most vulnerable neighbors

HPCF’s partners are experiencing a surge in demand for services from Highland Park and Highwood residents significantly impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak.

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We are pleased to welcome two new outstanding members to our Board: Tonia Arrington and Cristina Mota!

Опубликовано: February 20, 2021 в 5:27 pm

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Living first in Highland Park and now in Highwood, Tonia has been a member of our community for 14 years.

“I come from a family which focuses on service. To have the opportunity to expand my support of Highland Park and Highwood is an important goal of mine.” Tonia Arrington

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HP Community Foundation E-News We acted immediately

Опубликовано: March 24, 2020 в 3:16 pm

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We acted immediately.

The Highland Park Community Foundation Board has approved an emergency disbursement of $25,000 to address some of the most urgent needs arising from the Coronavirus outbreak. The money has been awarded to nine organizations that serve Highland Park and Highwood children, families, and seniors. The funds will be used to provide household necessities, internet connections, and human services for some of the most vulnerable members of our community.

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We proudly welcome not 1…not 2…but 3 new businesses as HPCF Corporate Champions!

Опубликовано: March 11, 2021 в 6:42 pm

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Partnerships matter. As philanthropic partners, our donors helped us assist more children and adults than ever this past year to further our mission of addressing the unmet needs of our community and expanding opportunities for all Highland Park and Highwood residents.

To make an even greater difference, in 2020 we developed the HPCF Corporate Champion Program with Mesirow as our first Corporate Champion. Making multi-year monetary pledges to support our efforts, Banner Kitchen & Bath, First Bank of Highland Park, and Highland Park Bank & Trust have all recently become HPCF Corporate Champions.

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