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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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Announcing our Second Cohort of 2019 Grantees
Dec 27, 2019

Announcing our Second Cohort of 2019 Grantees

In the latter half of the year, CFF focuses grantmaking on programs impacting a family’s health and wellbeing, as well as those that promote community and fellowship. We are pleased to award grants to 15 remarkable organizations in these two program areas: American

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Online Food Pantry Fills Gaps in Hunger Relief
Photo courtesy of Northern Illinois Food Bank.
Nov 25, 2019

Online Food Pantry Fills Gaps in Hunger Relief

Northern Illinois Food Bank is a 2019 grantee in the Christopher Family Foundation’s Individual and Family Health & Wellbeing program area. This story was contributed by Northern Illinois Food Bank staff. Solving hunger is a complex problem that requires an equally complex solution.

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