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May 2016                                                                    Center for Independent Futures
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Updates from Center for Independent Futures

S16JanisLindsEBlastSPARK Shines in 2016

Center for Independent Futures’ tenth annual SPARK gala celebrated the stars in our community! Thank you to all who supported this sparkling event. Watch the short film from Guy Bauer Productions that premiered at SPARK and read more about the night at the link below.

Margaret Recieves Advocacy Award 

Center for Independent Futures staff member Margaret Tanenberg received the Outstanding Family Member Advocate Award at the Arc of Illinois' annual convention. The award recognizes Margaret for her tireless work for her own family and others, both professionally and personally.

Award Winners Build Community

At SPARK, we presented our second annual Jane Doyle AWESOME! Awards. These awards, presented to a staff member, participant, and community partner, honor co-founder Jane Doyle’s leadership and dedication to our community. 
BTD6200x150 (2)Support our Biking Dream Team

Our Dream Team will ride in the MB Bike the Drive on May 29 to raise funds for our vision of a future where individuals with disabilities have access to all opportunities of a full life. The Dream Team has a goal to raise $10,000, and our riders need your support!

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Join us for HamBINGO on June 5!

Experience a night of Bingo like none other to benefit Center for Independent Futures! On Sunday, June 5, Hamburger Mary’s will host us for a night of risqué fun to support our mission. Bring your friends and have some fun for a good cause!

Symposium Social Capital Goals

In October of last year, we hosted a conference about building capacity through strengthening communities. It’s time to check the progress made based on the goals set by attendees. Read on to see a list of ways you pledged to build community!
PSN Celebrates Decade of Support

Center for Independent Futures recently received a closing gift from Progressive Services Network, which gave more than ten years of support and almost $450,000 to the Chicagoland disability community. We are grateful for the work and dedication of this incredible organization.

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SPARK Shines in 2016

Margaret Tanenberg Recives Award from Arc of Illinois

Second Annual Jane Doyle AWESOME! Awards Presented

Support our Biking Dream Team

Save the Date for HamBINGO at Hamburger Mary's on June 5

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Upcoming: Gigio's Pizzeria
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All month long, one dollar of every extra-large pizza purchased from Gigio's in Evanston will be donated to Center for Independent Futures!


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Evanston, IL 60201
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