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Erie House Receives $10,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Adult Literacy

This week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Erie Neighborhood House a $10,000 grant to support adult literacy. This local grant award is part of more than $8.3 million in grants awarded to approximately 1,000 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools across the 44 states that Dollar General serves. “The grant we received from the Dollar…

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New Grant Will Enrich STEM Programming at Erie House

Erie Neighborhood House received a grant from the Terri Race Educational Technology Fund to support a robotics initiative in the Youth Options Unlimited program. The robotics unit is part of a broader effort being made by Erie House to invest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education across multiple programs. “Robotics has allowed our…

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$20,000 Grant Will Support Health Initiatives at Erie House

Erie House received a $20,000 grant from Red Nose Day/Comic Relief Fund of The Chicago Community Foundation to support its Health and Leadership Program. The Erie House program has been successful in delivering nutrition education and supporting overall well-being for children, youth and adults; the grant promises to help the agency expand and strengthen those…

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Erie House TEAM Program Receives Woodward Charitable Trust Grant

Woodward Charitable Trust renewed a grant to support the TEAM program at Erie Neighborhood House through the end of the academic year. The initiative is a key component of the Erie House Youth Options Unlimited (YOU) program and recently earned Gold Star designation from MENTOR Illinois. It pairs 100 students in grades 7 through 12…

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Workforce Development Program Receives Deluxe Corporation Foundation Grant

The Deluxe Corporation Foundation awarded a $5,000 grant to support the Workforce Development program at Erie Neighborhood House. The Erie House program offers instruction and hands-on support through its Pathways to Success pre-certification courses in healthcare, manufacturing, supply chain logistics. A robust technology center with skill-specific courses and open lab hours also supports digital literacy…

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Herbalife Nutrition Foundation Grant Funds Health Programming at Erie House

A $50,000 grant renewal from Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF) will help Erie Neighborhood House in its efforts to build greater well-being alongside families in the community through nutrition education, cooking workshops and other healthy initiatives. The Erie House Health & Leadership Program has partnered with HNF over the past decade to support students in the…

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Relativity Gives Geek Grant Provides $2500 for Robotics at Erie House

Erie Neighborhood House received a Geek Grant in the amount of $2,500 from Relativity Gives, the community outreach program of Chicago-based software company Relativity. The grant will provide supplies and other support for a robotics initiative for middle and high school students in the Youth Options Unlimited (YOU) program at Erie House. “Our students are…

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Michael Reese Health Trust Grant Funds Domestic Violence Project

The Michael Reese Health Trust (Michael Reese) provided Erie Neighborhood House with a $40,000 grant to help fund its Domestic Violence Project for the 2019 calendar year. The initiative is a unique collaboration between the Citizenship & Immigration and Proyecto Cuídate programs at Erie House. Together they are able to coordinate services to provide free…

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Local Youth Gain Digital Media Skills through Comcast Foundation Grant

Erie Neighborhood House received a $10,000 grant renewal from the Comcast Foundation to support the organization’s Visionaries digital media apprenticeship initiative for teenage youth. The grant will support Erie House in its technology training and provide the funding to purchase a new computer and other technology equipment needed to implement the program. Now in its…

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