Healthy Parenting Workshop Sept 14, 2017

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Test

 Healthy Parenting Workshop Come join YWCA’s Women’s Health Exchange and Project HELP at the Healthy Parenting Workshop! Thursday September 14, 2017 6p.m to 7 p.m. Anne M. Jeans Elementary School 16W 631 Ninety-First Street Willowbrook, IL 60527 In this workshop you will learn Tips for talking (and listening!) to you kids How to set and enforce rules and routines The role of nutrition in learning FREE dinner and childcare available! Please email...

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Early Childhood Community Resource Fair

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Test

9th Annual Early Childhood Community Resource Fair Saturday, September 9th 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Ann Reid Early Childhood Center 1011 S. Naper Blvd., Naperville, IL   Hosted by District 204 and 203. Over 60 community organizations will be providing info about a variety of services and resources for children age birth to 5 in the Naperville/Aurora...

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Board Member Spotlight: Kari Burg

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Resources, Test

As the chairperson for the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Women In Business (WIB) committee, Kari was part of the team that decided to ‘adopt’ Project Help as their charity in 2015. Prior to that time, she didn’t know anything about them. Her first exposure was when she learned about the parent mentor program at one of the WIB meetings when one of our parent mentors, Neil Samuels, spoke about the program to the attendees. Several months later,...

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Congrats to our Parent Mentor of the Year!

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Resources, Test

Congrats to our Parent Mentor of the Year!

Six years ago, Neil Samuels heard a story about a family from a parent mentor at Project HELP and it moved him so much that he wanted to make that kind of a difference in the lives of other families in our community. Fast-forward to today, and Neil is the recipient of the Exchange Club of America Parent Mentor of the Year award! In the 5 years that they have been giving out this award, Neil is the first man to receive it. We could not be more thrilled to have such a...

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Board Member Spotlight: Susan Fritz

Posted by on Jan 31, 2016 in Project HELP Community, Purposeful Parenting, Resources, Test

Susan is committed to the mission of Project HELP because she knows it makes a difference in the lives of families.  “Parenting is one of life’s greatest challenges, no matter what your life circumstance, and I believe in our mission to support parents, strengthen families and hold precious a child’s life,” said Susan. With over 25 years of experience in non-profit management and resource development, she is excited to serve on the Project HELP board to help...

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Theresa Forthofer: Inspired, Dedicated, Focused

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Resources, Test

As the CEO of Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley, I serve on a variety of local early childhood collaborations.  It was through those collaboration meetings that I became familiar with Project HELP and their mission to empower parents, nurture families and strengthen communities. I was extremely impressed with Peggy McGuire, Project HELP’s executive director, who is passionate, driven and clearly dedicated to children and families. I found her to be very inspiring. As I...

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