Welcome

Lake County Chapter

Upcoming Meetings:

We meet quarterly on Wednesday evenings in 2022:

  • February 9th

  • May 11th

  • August 10th

  • November 9th

Please join us for our upcoming meeting
on Wednesday, August 10, 2022!

Dinner: 5:45-6:30pm (On your own)

Register & Network: 6:30-7:00pm

Meeting: 7:00-8:00pm

Location: Mickey Finn’s Brewery in Libertyville

Guests are welcome to attend the meeting. If they would like to vote, they will need to fill out a commitment form prior to or at the beginning of the meeting.

100 Club of Chicago

Providing for families of first responders
www.100clubchicago.org


Adelante Center for Entrepreneurship

Waukegan
Creating wealth and jobs in communities with economic challenges.
www.adelantecenter.org


Arden Shore Child & Family Services

Waukegan
Rebuilding children’s lives in a caring community
www.ardenshore.com


Art Impact Project

Lake Forest
Enhancing emotional wellness through creative expression
www.artimpactproject.org


A Safe Place

Zion
Domestic violence aid
www.asafeplaceforhelp.org


Asperitech

Highwood
Autism and Asperger’s job support
www.aspiritech.org


Aspire

Making our communities better by redefining what is possible for people with disabilities
aspirechicago.com


Beacon Place

Waukegan
Feeding and education of children
www.beacon-place.org


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago

Chicago
Supporting local youth through mentoring
bbbschgo.org


BiG Great Lakes

Gurnee
A God-centered, innovative, vocational community for adults with special needs
biggreatlakes.org


Camp Hope

Lake Forest
Camp for children, teens and young adults with disabilities
www.camphopeillinois.org


Caring4Kids Clothing

Winthrop Harbor
Helping provide children with needed clothing
http://www.c4kclothing.org/


Center for Enriched Living

Riverwoods
Adults with developmental disabilites
www.centerforenrichedliving.com


Chocolate Chips Association

Gurnee, IL
Empowering girls to discover the scientific world since 2003
www.ccassoc.org


Clearbrook

Arlington Heights
Creating innovative opportunities, services and supports for people with disabilities.
www.clearbrook.org


College Bound Opportunities

Riverwoods
Mentors for economically disadvantaged students
www.cbo4success.org


College of Lake County Foundation

Grayslake, IL
Opening doors to educational opportunity for all of Lake County
http://www.clcillinois.edu/aboutclc/clc-foundation


Community Works

Waukegan, IL
Career coaching and support services
https://thecommunityworks.org/


COOL Ministries

Waukegan
Assistance for families in need, against homelessness
http://coolministries.org/


Equestrian Connection

Lake Forest
Horse therapy for children with special needs
www.equestrianconnection.org


Erie Family Health Centers

Providing high quality, affordable care to support healthier people, families and communities.

Faith in Action Volunteers of Southeast Lake County

Highland Park
Services for the elderly
www.selcfia.org


Family Service of Lake County

Highland Park
Mental health agency for families
www.famservice.org


Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Metro Chicago
Minister to, disciple, and serve coaches and athletes in Chicago North suburbs area
metrochicagofca.org


Fill a Heart 4 Kids

Lake Forest
Gives unaccompanied homeless youth and foster children educational support
www.fillaheart4kids.org


FIT Moms

Waukegan
Partnering with single mothers
www.fitmomsillinois.org


Fox and Trove

Libertyville
Raising the next generation of world changers by teaching children to be kind and brave
www.foxandtrove.com


Frontline Street Intervention

Round Lake Beach
Keeping youth off the streets
www.frontlinestreetintervention.org


The Fuller Center for Housing

Lake County, IL
Building and renovating homes in partnership with families in need
www.fullerhouselakecounty.org


Grandparents and Kin Raising Children Lake County

Lake County, IL
Assisting in the successful development of children being raised by grandparents or other relatives
gkrclc.org


Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA)

Lake Forest
Promotes and supports people who have physical and visual impairments through inclusive sports activities
www.glasa.org


giveNkind

Connecting nonprofits and donors who look to re-purpose their goods to impact their local community
www.givenkind.org


Habitat for Humanity Lake County

Gurnee
Building homes to build the community
www.habitatlc.org


Home of the Sparrow

Supporting women and their children from homelessness to self-sufficiency
www.hosparrow.org

The Josslyn Center

Expand Critical Access to Life-Saving Mental Health Care

Informed Choices

Grayslake | Crystal Lake
Pregnancy and parenting support
http://informedchoices.org

KatiBug Kids

Lake County
Helping special needs kids ages 0-22 at home
katibugkids.org


Kindred Life Ministries

Grayslake
Helping teen parents and their families thrive
www.kindredlifeministries.org


Lake County Children’s Advocacy Center

Lake County
Providing a safe environment for child victims of abuse
https://www.lakecountyil.gov/2066/Childrens-Advocacy-Center


Lake County Young Life Capernaum

Giving adolescents opportunity to know Jesus Christ
www.lakecountyyounglife.com


The Lake County Haven

Libertyville
Domestic violence
www.lakecountyhaven.org


Lambs Farm

Libertyville
Helping people with disabilities lead productive, happy lives
www.lambsfarm.org


Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss

Vernon Hills
Help for families who lose a family member
www.tulipsforlauri.org


LEAD

Lake Forest
Drug awareness and healthy families
www.leadingefforts.org


Legacy Reentry Foundation NFP

Helping those formerly incarcerated to reintegrate back into society
www.legacyreentryfoundation.org

Little City

Palatine, IL
Providing the best opportunities for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
www.littlecity.org


Love INC Lake County

Waukegan
Helping churches help people to move out of debt and off of support
www.loveinclakecounty.org


Max Schewitz Foundation

Lake Bluff
To support education, prevention, and research of sudden cardiac death in young people
http://heartsmartekg.org


Midwest Veteran’s Closet

Impacting Veterans Lives by providing necessities
www.midwestveteranscloset.org


Mosaic House Ministries

North Chicago
Discipleship in the context of missions
www.mosaichouseministries.org


Mother’s Trust Foundation

Lake Forest
Emergency help for children in Lake County
www.motherstrustfoundation.org


My Father’s Business

Waukegan, IL
Serving high risk youth in the Zion community
www.myfathersbusinessmfb.org


North Chicago Community Partners

Lake Bluff
Implementing impactful programs in North Chicago’s public schools
www.northchicagocommunitypartners.org


PADS

Waukegan
Lake County Emergency shelter for families
www.padslakecounty.org


Partners for Progress NFP

Wauconda
Therapeutic Riding Center
www.partnersforprogressnfp.org


Paws Ability Project at Our House of Hope

Libertyville
Specializing in the Rescue, Rehabilitation and Re-homing of Companion Animals
www.ourhouseofhoperescue.com


Raising A Reader

Offers early literacy and family engagement programs
https://sites.google.com/site/rarlakecounty


Reading Power

Lake Forest
Early literacy intervention for children in North Chicago and Zion
www.readingpowerinc.org


ReNew Communities

Lake Forest
Revitalizing under-resourced communities
www.renewcommunities.org


Riverside Foundation

Lincolnshire
Adults with developmental disabilities
www.riversidefoundation.net


Roberti Community House

Waukegan
Encouraging the best in ourselves, our neighbors, our community
www.roberticommunityhouse.org


Safe Families for Children

Lake County Chapter
Support for children & families in crisis
safe-families.org


SamaraCare

Winnetka, IL
Offering hope, healing and restoration to wholeness through professional counseling
samaracarecounseling.org


Shelia Daniels Christian Academy

Waukegan
All girls leadership academy that provides a STEAM and Architecture education centered on Christian values to African-American and Hispanic girls in Preschool through Eighth Grade.

Special Gifts Theatre

Northbrook
Providing educational and therapeutic theatre arts programs for individuals with disabilities
specialgiftstheatre.org


The Sports Shed

Vernon Hills
Provide quality sports equipment to under-resourced schools and organizations
www.thesportsshed.org


Stepping Stones Network

Chicago
Educate communities and provide restorative care for victims of sexual exploitation

Teen Mother Choices International

Equipping the church to empower teen mothers

Twice as Nice Mother and Child

Gurnee
Providing help and hope to families in crisis
www.twiceasnicemc.org


The Vision For Tomorrow Foundation

LaGrange, IL
Empowering people with low vision
visionfortomorrow.org


Upscale Rummage & Furniture Warehouse

Libertyville
Re-sale shop that gives all proceeds to local non-profits
upscalerummage.org


Waukegan to College

Waukegan
Tutoring and mentoring of youth
www.waukegantocollege.org


Willow House

Riverwoods
Family grief support
www.willowhouse.org


Words on Wheels

Gurnee
Impacting young children through the power of words
www.wordsonwheels.org


Youth Build Lake County

North Chicago
Help low income adults complete their education
www.youthbuildlakecounty.org


Youth Conservation Corps

Waukegan
Mentor at risk youth
www.youthconservationcorps.org


Youth & Family Counseling

Libertyville
Professional counseling services
counselingforall.org


YWCA Lake County

Helping families and strengthening the Lake County community
www.ywcalakecounty.org


Zacharias’ Sexual Abuse Center

Gurnee
Programs for survivors of sexual abuse
www.zcenter.org

2021

2020

2019

  • Katibug Kids
  • Riverside Foundation
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Willow House

2018

  • Stepping Stones Network
  • Waukegan to College
  • Informed Choices
  • Midwest Veterans Closet

2017

  • Fox and Trove
  • LEAD
  • Equestrian Connection
  • FIT Moms

2016

  • Lauri S. Bauer Foundation
  • Frontline Street Intervention
  • Mothers Trust Foundation
  • Camp Hope

2015

  • Beacon Place
  • Youth and Family Counseling
  • The Center for Enriched Living
  • The Lake County Haven
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Make Your Quarterly Contribution

If you are unable to attend, the group still depend on your donation commitment to the selected charity. Please be sure to make your contribution by sending a check with another member to the meeting, or mailing a check immediately after the meeting. You can also make a payment to the selected charity through our Community Purse Giving Fund at the National Christian Foundation by clicking the button below.

*Please note: We request that a $3.00 handling fee be added for online credit card donations ($103).
For account transfer donations, there is no fee.

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