How Your Gift Helps

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Here's How You Can Redefine What's Possible:


Your Gift of $500:

  • pays for a young child with autism in our Integrated Pediatric Interventions program to attend a Developmental Play Group.
  • provides ongoing guidance to a congregation participating in the Safer Synagogues program, building our community's awareness of and ability to respond to family violence.
  • covers supply costs for an art psychotherapy group for school-aged children who have difficulty in a typical classroom setting.
  • pays for four counseling sessions at Response for an at-risk teen.
  • helps provide vocational training for a teen preparing for independent living.
  • pays for a child with special needs to learn the skills to make and nurture friendships through a peer support group.


Your Gift of $250:


Your Gift of $100:

  • provides financial counseling to help a family meet basic needs such as food and housing.
  • allows one child to attend one day at the Virginia Frank Therapeutic Nursery.
  • allows a family to participate in an afternoon of Sunday Respite, providing a much needed break for parents caring for a child with a disability.
  • allows a parent who has lost a child to attend a bereavement group at our Jewish Healing Network of Chicago.
  • provides training on the Virginia Frank Phase Model, giving early childhood educators the tools for addressing the needs of young children with special needs.
  • pays for 30 middle school students to participate in an anti-bullying presentation with Response's Outreach team.


Your Gift of $50:

  • provides a needy child with a special holiday gift.
  • sponsors incentives for students to achieve their academic and behavioral goals.
  • supports our Coffee and Conversation Group, a chance for Holocaust Survivors to discuss current events, family celebrations and the challenges of aging.
  • covers the costs of materials for Sibshops, offering siblings of children with disabilities a chance to meet one another in a relaxed setting.
  • allows a foster parent to attend an evening of training on how to effectively care for a child with special emotional needs.


Click here to make a donation online today 


Have a question? Call Shannon Corona at (312) 673-3202.