A $35,000 grant from the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation (Fry Foundation) will support the Pathways to Success healthcare bridge program at Erie Neighborhood House. An important component of the Erie House Workforce Development program, the 16-week precertification course is designed to develop basic skills and contextual competency for adult learners interested in advancing their careers…

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A $75,000 grant from the Healthy Communities Foundation (HCF) will strengthen Erie Neighborhood House’s efforts to create access to free counseling and mental health services for people living on the Southwest Side of Chicago as well as neighboring Berwyn and Cicero. Proyecto Cuídate, a wellness initiative at Erie House that aims to restore relationships as…

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A $2,000 micro-grant from Forefront, a statewide membership association of nonprofits, grantmakers, public agencies and advisors, is helping Erie Neighborhood House step up efforts to ensure the collective voice of its community is heard during the 2018 midterm election on Tuesday, November 6. The #ILVote micro-grant was made through Forefront’s Nonprofit Vote 2018 Campaign and…

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A $30,000 grant renewal from UnidosUS and the Walmart Foundation will help Erie Neighborhood House continue delivering cooking workshops and nutrition education through the Comprando Rico y Sano initiative. “The community we serve is disproportionately impacted by diabetes, heart disease, and obesity,” says Micaella Verro, director of the Health and Leadership Program at Erie House.…

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Students ages 12 to 18 will benefit from STEM education initiatives at Erie House and its Youth Options Unlimited (YOU) program thanks to a $10,000 contribution from AT&T. The community-based program works alongside 100 students each year, providing them with mentoring, academic instruction, tutoring and socio-emotional support during after- and out-of-school hours. STEM (science, technology,…

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The LV READS literacy intervention program at Erie Neighborhood House received a $30,000 grant from Chicago Tribune Charities – Holiday Campaign, a McCormick Foundation Fund. The grant will support the infrastructure of READS, which works with 50 students in grades 1 through 3 in Chicago’s Little Village/South Lawndale neighborhood. Erie House was able pair the…

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The Illinois Secretary of State/Illinois State Library Literacy Office awarded a $75,000 Adult Volunteer Literacy Grant to Erie Neighborhood House. The grant will support the agency’s Community Literacy program, a volunteer-driven initiative that pairs adult learners with tutors in one-on-one and small group settings to develop language and literacy skills. “Our main goal is to…

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Woodward Inc. and the Woodward Charitable Trust renewed a $10,000 grant to support the TEAM initiative at Erie Neighborhood House. TEAM stands for Tutoring to Educate for Aims and Motivation. The initiative delivers one-on-one mentoring to 100 local youth ages 12-18 each year, pairing students with adult leaders in the community who volunteer their time…

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