It’s a Wonderful Region Because of You

December 2020 News With Gratitude and Hope It’s a wonderful region because of you — our grantees and community partners. The Foundation is always inspired by the ways our grantees carry out their missions, but particularly throughout this challenging year, we have witnessed their courage and kindness, and been humbled by their strength, resilience and […]

Student Changemakers Award $15,000 to Address Barriers to Health Care

Students participating in YC2, Community Memorial Foundation’s youth philanthropy program, recently awarded $7,500 grants to Alivio Medical Center and TEACH to address barriers to health care surrounding language, cultural competence and ability to pay. The 2020 cohort of YC2 (also known as Young Community Changemakers) includes 29 juniors and seniors from Lyons Township High School and Nazareth Academy. Curricula encourages students to explore […]

YC2 | The HUB

October 2019 Newsletter Know a young #changemaker? Encourage Them to Apply to YC2 The Foundation is now accepting applications for YC2, a leadership development program designed to educate and empower local youth to become our community’s next generation of philanthropists. The program is open to juniors and seniors at Nazareth Academy and Lyons Township High School. Students will explore our […]

February 2019 Newsletter

Participants in YC2, the Foundation’s youth philanthropy initiative, have selected teen mental health as their funding focus.

November 2018 Newsletter

YC2 program offers LT & Naz students the opportunity to become #changemakers The Foundation introduced its Young Community Changemakers program to an audience of nearly 100 community leaders at the La Grange Country Club on October 10th. The program, also known as YC2, is designed to educate and empower local youth to become the next generation of […]