October 2016 Newsletter

The Living Room and Community Wellness Center Open in La Grange REGIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENDA PROFILE On September 29th, Community Memorial Foundation celebrated the opening of The Living Room and Community Wellness Center in La Grange. Developed in partnership with NAMI Metro Suburban and Pillars, these new regional assets represent a collaborative effort to create stigma-free communities that promote good mental and […]

September 2016 Newsletter

RHHS Action Teams Convene REGIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENDA PROFILE The Healthcare Access and Behavioral Healthcare Action Teams held their first quarterly meeting in late August. Comprised of a diverse group of community stakeholders, the Action Teams are charged with advising the Implementation Council on strategies that address two Agenda Priorities: (1) Accessible, High-Quality Health and Human Services and (2) […]

Community Memorial Foundation Adds Director of Administration and Finance

(Gale Christoff, Gregory DiDomenico, Nanette Silva, Lisa Derezinski, Thomas Fuechtmann, Beth Murin) COMMUNITY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION ADDS DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE Lisa M. Derezinski will manage foundation’s daily operations and financial portfolio   HINSDALE, IL- Community Memorial Foundation, a private health foundation serving the western suburbs of Chicago, announces the addition of Lisa M. Derezinski as […]

August 2016 Newsletter

Networks that Unleash the Potential for Change REGIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENDA PROFILE A professional network forms the foundation for collaborative opportunity. Strong networks are comprised of relationships built on trust and experience and, when cultivated, can foster partnerships with the potential to unleash change. In 2009, Community Memorial Foundation funded a partnership between several […]

July 2016 Newsletter

Leadership Challenge Raises Nearly 678K to Date Community Memorial Foundation’s Together for Health Leadership Challenge has raised $677,996 to date…with more than two months to go! Ten organizations have already answered the challenge with a combined $427,979 in new community donations and a $160,352 match from organizational leadership. CMF’s match of the board’s contribution (up to $9,500 […]

Press Release July 14, 2016

Foundation Awards more than $1.8 Million Dollars to West Suburban Health and Human Services Agencies HINSDALE, IL- Community Memorial Foundation’s spring grant cycle has awarded more than $1.8 million dollars to enhance and expand healthcare access and human services programming throughout the western suburbs of Chicago. This funding supports 35 local organizations servicing western Cook […]