Winter Holiday Break = Work for Students

Thirty-one students were hired by our Corporate Work Study Program partners to work throughout the Christmas break. That is a significant increase compared to last year when 10 students were hired and “demonstrates the vital role and value our students have at the companies they work for,” said Hugo Chavez, Managing Director for the program. At W.W. Grainger in Lake … Read More

It’s Our Birthday: Gala Celebrates 10-year Anniversary

We celebrated our 10th anniversary on Nov. 15 at the second annual ‘el-ə-vāt Gala. The event marked a significant fundraising effort for our efforts, raising over $235,000 to help provide a college prep education to teens whose families are struggling to make a living against serious financial pressures in the economically challenged neighborhoods of Waukegan and North Chicago. In this northern Illinois community, … Read More