Your support helps us operate the programs and advocate for the policies that support the development of our communities. We couldn't make it without you!

A special thank you goes towards the following individuals, companies and organizations who support our work: 


ArcelorMittal USA

Peter and Lucy Ascoli

Austin Coming Together

Boeing Company

Ronald E. Daly 

Craig Freedman

Sidney Hollander and Kay Berkson 

Nancy Meyer & Marc Weiss 

Yagan Family Fund

Freedman Seating Company 

WaterSaver Faucet Co.

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Chicago Community Trust

Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership 

Chicago Teachers Union Foundation

MacArthur Foundation

Polk Bros. Foundation

The Elizabeth Morse Genius Charitable Trust

Wells Fargo Foundation

Westside Forward

Interested in supporting us through an in-kind contribution?

  • Mini-vans or buses 

  • Food and drinks for program participants 

  • Venues for meetings

  • Marketing support

  • Professional clothing for program participants and alumni

Contact Erica Staley,, 773-278-5418 x20

"MR stays in touch with the employee. They know their mother and their grandmother. We get the support as well as the talent from MR"

- Kathy Dudek, Special Projects Coordinator Dudek & Bock Spring Manufacturing

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