• LIFT-Chicago
  • 200 W. Madison, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL 60616
  • Phone: (312) 316-1899
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Advisory Board

David Axelrod
Founder and Director, University of Chicago Institute of Politics

Patrick Biladeau
Partner and Managing Director, Cresset Wealth Advisors

Caroline Degenaars

David Heyman (Board Chair)
Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Alison Heyman
Children’s Service Board Member, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Israel Idonije
Founder, iF Charities

Channing Lenert
Program Officer, Polk Bros. Foundation

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LIFT-Chicago Goes Back To School

Cradles to Crayons has long been one of LIFT-Chicago’s most consistent and helpful community partners. The organization’s KidPack program allows for parents to request new or gently used clothing items, books, toys, school supplies, and more for their children up to the age of 13 on a monthly basis. These items would be delivered to […]

Southside With LIFT: Delivering love (and supplies) to families

In 2018, I had the privilege of participating in a leadership journey in Israel through the Schusterman Foundation’s REALITY program. I went on the Empower Journey –  which was a leadership development experience that brought together leaders from across the globe in the poverty alleviation sector to deepen our understanding of how to develop innovative […]

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