Project HELP Mission Moment February 2017

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Mission Moment, Resources

Like a lot of parents today, Sasha* was facing many obstacles including a misbehaved child who would not listen and talked back all while living in transitional housing with an ex-boyfriend. Her son had been diagnosed with multiple behavioral disorders. While Sasha had been and would continue to rely on her ex-boyfriend, she also felt that he was over-powering her decisions as a parent. Unfortunately, she had little to no support from her family. Sasha’s past challenges...

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Thrivent Action Teams: Helping the Community

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Project HELP Community, Resources

Thrivent Action Teams: Helping the Community

Thrivent Financial is more than a financial planning company. It is a Fraternal Benefit Society, which is a not-for-profit organization that provides insurance to its members and – this is key – has to carry out social, intellectual, educational, charitable, benevolent, moral, fraternal, patriotic or religious purposes for the benefit of its members and the public. They do this through Thrivent Action Teams. Learn more about these teams and how you can benefit below.  ...

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#ILGive on #GivingTuesday

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Project HELP Community, Resources

It is almost that time of the year when holiday decorations come out, homes have that sweet smell of baked goods, and family and friends gather together. With presents to buy and food to cook, it’s easy to get caught up in all the holiday hype. This year, like the past 4 years, #GivingTuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (Nov 29) when people are asked to forget the commercialization of the holiday season, even for one day, and have it be a day of giving instead....

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Board Member Spotlight: Sarah Orleans

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Resources

Board Member Spotlight: Sarah Orleans

Having spent the last 20 years of her career as the executive director of 3 children’s museums, including the current president and CEO of the DuPage Children’s Museum, Sarah Orleans has seen first-hand the power of the parent-child learning partnership. Through her role with the DuPage Children’s Museum, she was introduced to Project HELP as the museum partnered with us to support parents as they navigate these critical first years of a child’s life. “New to...

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