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Stuck in COVID Doldrums? Grab Some Loppers.
Restoration work at Zoo Woods
May 14, 2021

Stuck in COVID Doldrums? Grab Some Loppers.

Yesterday, I spent the morning volunteering with a spunky group of mostly elders in Zoo Woods, one of the Cook County Forest Preserves in the western suburbs. Our task for the morning was to cut down an area of buckthorn that had been

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A Conversation with Lawrence Hall’s Kara Teeple
Canine therapy at Lawrence Hall.
Apr 6, 2021

A Conversation with Lawrence Hall’s Kara Teeple

On March 26th, Kara Teeple, CEO of Lawrence Hall, spoke with Molly Truglia, Program Associate of Christopher Family Foundation, about the impact of expressive therapies, incorporating restorative justice, and planting seeds that grow later. Molly: For young people, this past year has had

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The Christopher Family Foundation Connects: a panel conversation exploring how COVID is affecting the faith community
Feb 10, 2021

The Christopher Family Foundation Connects: a panel conversation exploring how COVID is affecting the faith community

On February 9, 2021, four scholars of religion joined the Christopher Family Foundation in the first of an occasional series of public conversations. This one was focused on the impact of COVID on faith institutions. As a funder that supports parachurch organizations such

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