SkokieNews - Buona Beef Skokie will host a family-friendly event to support SCF initiatives Sept. 2, 2021. The event will feature colorful balloons, coloring for kids, merch giveaways, free samples and more. Participants can dine in or drive thru.
NewSkokie E-Newsletter - The NewSkokie E-Newsletter mentions Clean Green Skokie efforts. The Skokie Community Foundation board members lent a hand and participated in coordinated clean-up activities in late April of 2021. This resulted in a cleaner and more vibrant Skokie community and connected them with residents.
SkokieNews - Village employees generously contributed more than $19,000 to SCF in honor of the Giving Campaign of 2020. The campaign is highlighted in the March/April edition of SkokieNews. The donations will provide resources for those affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
NewSkokie Newsletter - page 11 - The Skokie Community Foundation's Skokie Spirit Shines Through Campaign is featured in the Skokie newsletter's "2020 Year in Review." The campaign began in late March of 2020. It sparked widespread collaborative partnerships between businesses and residents in Skokie. This resulted in donations of up to $60,000 for disenfranchised
SkokieNews - The Workforce Training Initiative, which is funded by one of SCF’s 2021 grants, is spotlighted in the January 5th edition of SkokieNews. The program will offer workforce employment training for Skokie residents who are unemployed or underemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pioneer Press - "The foundation awarded $28,000 in grants to proposals specifically designed to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways in which it affects Skokie residents, according to a news release announcing the awards." Read More
Skokie Patch - "This year SCF is awarding a total of $28,000 in grants. The Foundation sought proposals specifically designed to address the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on Village residents. All of the grants support residents negatively impacted by the pandemic." Read More
Skokie Patch - "You are invited to join other members of the community on Thursday, November 12, from 6-7:30pm, to hear about current COVID-19 trends, with opportunities to learn and share practical strategies to combat related stress." Read More
NewSkokie Newsletter - page 10 - The Skokie Community Foundation announces their public healthcare symposium "Coping with COVID-19" - a virtual event, free to the public, which will be held Nov 12th at 6 pm. The program will offer information and practical strategies for dealing with the pandemic and its impact on our lives.
Philanthropy News Digest - This year the Skokie Community Foundation is seeking to fund proposals that address needs that have arisen in Skokie due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. We invite proposals in which two or more organizations collaborate for the benefit of Skokie residents. Proposals are due September 9, 2020.