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COVID-19 Response from The Christopher Family Foundation
Mar 18, 2020

COVID-19 Response from The Christopher Family Foundation

Dear Grantees and Applicants, The Christopher Family Foundation sends you virtual greetings in these strange times, and wishes for your good health. We also wanted to reach out to all our existing grantees and current applicants with a little information about things we

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Food, Fire, and Fun
Science Minors Club at Hawthorn School, Vernon Hills. Photo courtesy of MSI.
Feb 10, 2020

Food, Fire, and Fun

Since its opening in 1933, the Museum of Science and Industry has been dedicated to inspiring the inventive genius in all of us. An important part of their programming has been to develop tools, trainings, and resources for classroom teachers to help them

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“Growing Together” Case Study Now Available
McKinley Community Play Garden. Photo courtesy of NeighborSpace.
Jan 21, 2020

“Growing Together” Case Study Now Available

In fall 2018, The Christopher Family Foundation launched a new initiative to increase access to nature as part of a healthy childhood for children living on the West Side of Chicago. Growing Together: West Side Collaborative for Youth and Nature ultimately took the

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