words of gratitude

“I want to thank you again for the opportunity to present our organization to your group and for the very generous donation as a runner-up. The timing is perfect because we’re just getting started with the food pantry that I presented and this will help offset some of the costs. Thank you for the work that you do and for the generosity of your members. God Bless you all.”

Ken Barber, Executive Director
Adelante Center for Entrepreneurship

“A huge thank-you to the members of Community Purse. We are thrilled to have your support! Through your donation, we will be able to bring additional churches and members of our community together to advocate for vulnerable children and socially isolated families. May the kindness and generosity return a hundred-fold to each and every one of your members.”

Joyce Moffitt, Greater Chicago Director
Safe Families for Children

“Thank you for your generous support of Mosaic House Ministries and for the opportunity to share at the November meeting! My wife and I were deeply moved by the community’s affirmation and support. Your gift provides funding to advance God’s Kingdom through a diverse discipleship community on God’s mission together.”

Daniel Hartman, Mosaic House Ministries

“The women and children of Lake County Haven are so grateful for your generous support! Keep up your wonderful work in making our community stronger and more compassionate.”

Laura Sabino, Lake County Haven

“I wanted to thank you again for having Willow House out to present in front of your membership. I just love the mission of Community Purse. What a wonderful way to get so many philanthropic, good-hearted women in one room. These funds will definitively make a huge impact on the families we serve.”

Erin Leyden, Willow House

“We are grateful to Community Purse for partnering with us to bring our vision of counseling for all who need it, one step closer to reality.”

Janelle Miller Moravek, 

Youth and Family Counseling

“Thank you for such a great model of community strength.”

Susan Suhling, Mothers Trust Foundation

“Your support allows us to provide resources and alternatives to those individuals affected by gangs, incarcerations, and addictions.”

Rev. Ricky Bueno,
Frontline Street Intervention

“As a result of your generous support, the Foundation will strive to fulfill its mission of giving help, healing, and hope to families that have suffered a sudden loss or crisis.”

Scott Bauer, Lauri S. Bauer Foundation For Sudden Loss

“A gift of this size, likely the largest our organization has ever received, will enable us to set in place some of the dreams we have for FIT (Families in Training) Moms.”

Janet Eichelberger, FIT Moms

“Your generosity will touch the lives of all who cross our threshold.”

Harriet Levy, Center for Enriched Living

“Thank you so much for awarding Midwest Veterans Closet this unbelievably generous gift. Your award will establish a new program – delivering groceries to disabled veterans who have difficulty getting to a grocery store… Your gift will help these heroes who fought for our freedom.”

Mary Carmody, Midwest Veterans Closet

“On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of Teen Mothers Choices International, I would like to thank you for your gift. Wow! What a surprise and a blessing…Again, thank you all and may God continue to bless you as a group and individually as you continue to be a blessing to so many others.”

Christa March, Teen Mother Choices International

“I cannot express in words how thrilled and honored we
were to be chosen to be the beneficiary of your support.”

Barb Karacic, Beacon Place

“Thank you for this generous and unexpected gift and for allowing us to tell the story of North Chicago Community Partners! And thank you for all you are doing to raise awareness, build communities, and support children and families! We are so grateful and blessed.”

Jennifer Grumhaus,
North Chicago Community Partners

“We thank you most sincerely for involving us with Community Purse, for each of your personal donations, and for the joy you have provided us.”  

Judy Ballantini, Camp Hope

“Thank you so much for the gift to carry on the Lord’s work in caring for those in need. What you do is such a great help to those in the community. God bless each and every one of you.”

Pat Schwartz, Love INC

“Your contribution helps us move forward with our plans to expand our communication program by purchasing additional communication devices, special software and adding residents to our current program. Thank you for partnering with us to improve our programs.”

Deborah Rogers, Riverside Foundation

“Thank you again for this transformational donation.
Your organization will make so much possible for GiveNKind! “

Emily Petway, GiveNKind
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