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2020 Season of Giving Spotlight – Dr. Scholl Foundation

The year 2020 has definitely provided real challenges for all of us. Those challenges have perhaps hit certain groups of us the hardest. But in this year’s season of giving it is also a season of gratitude for us as we wish to express our sincere thanks to the Dr....

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We Celebrate American Education Week 2020

We believe that education is a crucial foundation for building a successful career. In honor of National American Education Week (Nov. 16 - 20), which celebrates public education and all of the individuals involved to make it happen, from educators to school...

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Partners with Power: CTA Second Chance Program

AACF clients face many barriers to employment, including homelessness, returning citizens, and many other social issues within or beyond the control of our clients. For that reason we are leveling barriers by partnering with the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA)...

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New Opportunities to End Youth Homelessness

One of the biggest factors facing our youth today is homelessness. As we all know, it’s hard to get a job—let alone any other service or benefit—if you don’t have a mailing address. Even when kids crash on their loved ones’ couches, having mail sent to that address...

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Rent Assistance and Relief Fund

While we scramble to adapt to these new realities, we are also working hard to support both the immediate and long-term needs of our youth. Our staff is working tirelessly to support our vulnerable youth population who are disproportionately impacted by the ripple...

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COVID-19 Statement

To the AACF and KAMITH Community, We wanted to update you on our efforts to safeguard our classes and events as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the US and internationally. At this time, we plan to continue our current schedule of...

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