Kim Johnsen, Natural Land Institute discusses leaving a natural legacy for future generations. They have preserved over 17,000 acres of land from it's original 1958 funding. Local volunteers can help manage wooded areas & keep ecosystems healthy.
The newly redeveloped Theater on the Lake complex boasts The Lakefront Restaurant & the Skyline Patio, available for private rentals & public events. This new venue is a collaboration partnership with Lakefront Hospitality Group & the Chicago Park Dist.
10% of the population has one of two types of diabetes. Type 2 grows during your life and is mostly based on diet. Diabetes Food Hub is a website where people can find guidance and healthy recipes for help planning their diet.
Fresh food & diet affects children's learning & behavior. Providing gardening education & maintenance to over 23,000 students this year, schools also enjoy their fresh bounty. The Annual gala in September will help to continue to grow
Girls, ages 9-18 can become confident leaders in their communities. Ladies of Virtue matches participants with highly successful mentors and prepares them for leadership through college readiness and career preparation.
Holly Buckendahl, Ronald McDonald House Charities discusses their mission of providing housing for families of critically ill children, providing a Home away from Home so they can focus on their child. They serve 6,000 families each year.
Tommy Meeks, Inner City Reconstruction Group discusses the WAKE-UP Program which helps ex-offenders get back on their feet find employment. This program helps people to think differently, show them how to enjoy their life & be appreciative of their ancestry.