Northwestern Settlement 2015-16 Annual Report

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Our sustained success is based on visionary leadership, thoughtful and continuously innovative program development, cost-effective service delivery, and strategic programming partnerships. Year after year, our supporters, partners and volunteers reaffirm their commitment to Northwestern Settlement. In the nearly 125 years since our founding, we have had a remarkably stable board of directors, only three executive leaders, and an incredibly dedicated and supportive network of auxiliary boards.

Opening doors to opportunity is the central

There are few organizations with such a

theme of Northwestern Settlement’s operations.

rich history and diverse set of activities and

The bedrock of American society is the notion

programs that bring a broad base of expertise,

But for low-income families and individuals, any number of challenges can undermine the realization of a life of stability and selfdetermination. Each of us has a history and a story. Most of us only have to go back two or three generations to find our immigrant ancestors living in poverty. Somewhere along the way we were given opportunity. Opportunity to

We’re innovators and risk takers,

that everyone has equal opportunity to succeed.

having led the way in community health, camping for inner-city youth, and most recently the charter school movement to reform public education. We seize opportunity to serve.

improve our circumstances. Opportunity to become educated. Opportunity to have solid jobs and careers. Opportunity to raise our

interest and dedication to the uniquely

families comfortably and safely, passing on the

American defined purpose: to have each

benefits that accrued to us. Clubs, schools,

generation build upon the past for a more

places of worship, and settlement houses have

secured and successful future. We all have a

been, and continue to be, the community-

role to play in supporting and contributing to

based institutions that open doors to these

this purpose and vision, and together we have


the power to make enormous and positive lasting change.

To provide the Settlement’s children and families these opportunities, we remain

I hope you will join us in this work.

true to the founding settlement house spirit of flexibility and responsiveness. We’re


innovators and risk takers, having led the way in community health, camping for inner-city youth, and most recently the charter school movement to reform public education. We

Ron Manderschied

seize opportunity to serve.




YOUTH Each year, the Settlement prepares 78 children for Kindergarten through our preschool. Our site is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and has a Gold Circle of Quality from ExceleRate Illinois. A majority of preschool students go on to attend Rowe Elementary charter school. Rowe served nearly 700 scholars in grades K-7 during the



2014-15 school year, and for two consecutive years has been named a Level 1+ school by Chicago Public Schools, the highest quality rating available. Over 200 Rowe scholars receive after-school programming provided by the Settlement, giving them a safe haven after dismissal during the school year, and all day during the summer.

















social-emotional and language skills





97 %


math skills










literacy skills





In February 2015, Rowe Elementary

received a Community Partnership Award from the Mutual of America Foundation. This award recognizes Rowe’s robust public-

EXTRA CREDIT: Rowe’s Hispanic scholars demonstrated better reading growth than 73% and better math growth than 98% of schools nationally.

private partnerships, and is given to only ten recipients nation-wide each year.




FAMILIES The Settlement provides community families with immediate assistance for short term needs, as well as inspiration for the future. Our Emergency Services Program operates a year-round food pantry, with more weekly hours of operation than any other in our neighborhood. We help 2,500 families by distributing over 400,000 pounds of food, 12,000 pounds of clothing, as well as toiletries, baby needs, and household furnishings.



House In The Wood is the Settlement’s camp in Delavan, WI, providing over 400 Chicago youth with a safe summer camp experience far removed from urban violence. Hundreds of Rowe scholars attend camp each spring and fall for hands-on environmental education lessons, directly tied to in-class science programming.

HOUSE IN THE WOOD CAMPERS: 100% of campers are from low-income/inner-city backgrounds. 94% gained an increased interest in exploration. 88% gained an increased affinity for nature. 85% gained increased teamwork skills over the summer. 84% gained increased responsibility skills.



100% of food pantry customers are low-income, but 48% do not receive food stamp assistance. = 100 Families

14% 2015

left: The new Valerie Hall Outdoor Education Center, opened

Visits to the

in 2015, will provide hands-on

food pantry

learning opportunities for hundreds

increased by

of public school children each year.

14% over the prior year.

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COMMUNITY Adventure Stage Chicago is the Midwest’s only theater aimed at middle school audiences, and we engaged 9,204 individuals through the productions, education, and mentorship last season. Project YES! is the Settlement’s AmeriCorps program. In 2014-15, we worked with 28 recent



community-minded college graduates, connecting them with youth in and around our West Town neighborhood. Through their own site work and by mobilizing 526 volunteers at 42 events, members contributed over 50,000 hours of service to the community. Members also provided fun opportunities for senior citizens in our Golden Agers club to socialize.


88% minority


82% low income

29% English language learners


MR. JOHN WELKE Northwestern Settlement remembers Mr. John Welke, who passed away on February 6, 2015. John was the longestserving Settlement staff member where he ran the woodshop program for over 50 years – a lifetime in service to his community. He lived his entire life in the house across the alley from the Settlement House.

left: Northwestern Settlement was honored to receive a visit from Wendy Spencer (3rd from left), CEO of AmeriCorps’ parent body, the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Prior to joining the Settlement, John was a carpenter who worked on the Pullman Cars, when trains still had beautiful wood interiors. He made a real difference in the lives of thousands of children over the years, teaching them carpentry skills, but even more importantly offering guidance. He was a father figure, a big brother, and a mentor to children and young adults in our community. His memory will live on through the many lives he touched.




Honorary Board Mrs. John Garnett Mrs. Gilbert Krulee Mr. Ellerth Overboe Mr. and Mrs. John Par Dr. Arnold Weber

Chicago Board

Ron R. Manderschied President

Alexandra Considine President

Robert J. Best Chairman

Members Lisa Drake Caitlin Eck Jackie Howarn David Huseman Janet Keifer Ben Krejcie Jennifer (Stamer) Johnson Allie Leemputte Mariana Mack Micaela Moran Brittany Nielsen Maggie Porter Karen Rogulja Kelly Scheltens Ashley Sprowl Alexandra Steevensz Merissa Stewart Madeline Unger Marina (Rasmussen) Yarnoff

Glenn A. Dalhart Vice-Chairman Kurt Mueller Treasurer Anthony Perry Assistant Treasurer Barbara R. Rouse Secretary Susan Diaz Assistant Secretary

Board of Directors Anna Atkinson Margaret J. Barr Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr. Julie W. Coffman Paula B. Danoff Barry L. Ehlers Kathleen H. Elliott Elza L. Garnett Carol Golder Mimi Harris James G. Houston Patricia M. Johnson Carolyn H. Krulee Dania Leemputte Connie Magnuson Michael Martinez Amy O’Donnell Marc E. Peters John A. Relias John W. Rowe Holly Sunshine Dennis Van Mieghem William G. Welnhofer


Evanston Woman’s Board Anna Atkinson President Members Margaret J. Barr Zoe Barron Mary Paula Baumann Elizabeth Beck Leigh Buchanan Bienen Petey Butler Jennifer G. Cline Carol Cyrus Elizabeth David Judith N. Destefano Megan DeZara Sheila Driscoll Sally Dumas

Mary Erickson Mary Ellen Fellman Suzanne Franklin Margaret Friend Lori Goodman Christine Grove Mary Anne Grumman Lisa Harries Terri Hummel Sally Kiper Andrea Knohl Carolyn H. Krulee Megan Krulee Nancy Lagousakos Carie Lassman Dorothy Laudati Kathy Lifton Leslie Luning Elif Martinez Aneela Masood Eileen McGowan Christine McQuinn Nancy Morr Lucille Prudden Carol Rahimi Gwyn Rahr Moira Stein Meg Strotz Holly Sunshine Mary Jane Twohey Tamara Walker Jean W. Yale Anita Yamada

Park Ridge Board Francis Horvath President Members Joan and Bill Corbett Sue and Erik Freitag Warren Foxwell Donna Horvath Mary Lou Jelke Patricia Jaszka Carole and John Par Matt Par Judy and Roland Szkwarek Adrienne Schlake Edna Wilson Dennis Van Mieghem Maureen and Tim Van Mieghem

Winnetka Board Dania Leemputte President Members Cindy Bonds Kathy Carbonell Libby Cummings Ann Dalhart Patty Felker Cristen Forrester Elza Garnett Mary Lois Hakewill Tracy Heilman Sue Heimlich Margaret Herrmann Judy Howser Jane Litin Carol Lorenz Debbie Madlener Connie Magnuson Julie Mokdessi Julie Montgomery Anne Mueller MaryAnn Rasmussen Jeni Roderick Joan Shapiro Anne Simcox Lisa Snabes Diane Welnhofer Jane Whitesides Mary Kay Burke Carrie Callegari Joan Carter Liza Ferguson Mary Fields Lindsay Gorman Colette Hays Erminia Mack Lucy Myers Midge Powell Donna Proskine Willie Ramsey Joan Schniedwind Sally Sprowl Kate Van Dyke Janet Van Zuiden

North Shore Board Alyson Aron President Members Annie Adams Sarah Balassa

Lisa Bandolik Tina Barr Katie Bramblet Barb Brown Karen Brunhofer Cassie Buccellato Jennifer Bunge Ginny Burnstine Mary Carter Carol Cawley Stacey Cohen Melissa Corley Sarah Cunningham Ann Sophie Davis Jill Dillingham Teresa Dube Laura Elsaden Molly Fezell Joan Foos Anissa Forman Carloyn Fortin Michele Giczewski Christine Gordon Kathy Haft Christy Hannafan Kate Huff Beth Brauen Kamphus Carina Kealy Debbie Kruse Rita Lashmet Theresa Malin Jennifer Martay Heather Martin Keri Melzl Maddy Moss Amy O’Donnell Linda O’Toole Karen Rigg Julie Rocap Kimberly Romic Elizabeth Rose Alice Schaff Jill Shannon Sara Siegel Cinnie Siragusa Liz Soehn Candice Stepan Jane Sterrett Jennifer Stricklin Maureen Sullivan Sara Sullivan Linda Tarbet Kim Urban Mara Warner Erin Wilson

ANNUAL FUND HONOR ROLL Northwestern Settlement would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the following list of special supporters who have generously contributed to the Annual Fund for at least 10 consecutive years. We are honored to have such a caring family of donors.

Foundations and Corporations Allyn Foundation Alvin H. Baum Family Fund Bears Care Emaroy June Smith Fund Fannie F. Cross Fund Grover Hermann Foundation Jacob Best Foundation Kenilworth Union Church Kirkland & Ellis Foundation Mazza Foundation MB Financial Bank Norman Wait Harris Fund Perlstein Foundation Polk Bros. Foundation Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust

Organizations and Government Chicago Board Evanston Woman’s Board North Shore Board Northwestern University Circle Park Ridge Board Winnetka Board

Individuals Cynthia and Gregory Alcorn Elaine F. Anderson Nancy and William Anixter Jolene and Robert Armstrong Julia and Carl Backer Margaret J. Barr Mary Paula and Gerhard Baumann Katherine and Robert J. Best Nancy and David Borghesi Pat and George Bulkley Conway C. Burton Carol and Thomas R. Butler Susan and James C. Caldwell, Jr. Karen A. Callaway Joan and Michael Carter Billie and French S. Cary Carol and Timothy Cawley Diana and Edmund S. Cummings Libby and Stephen D. Cummings Ann and Glenn A. Dalhart Paula B. and Jeff Danoff Susan Diaz Nancy and Jim Dorr Jean and Richard Doub June and Ray Duncan Kathy and Robert Eckert Kathleen H. and Michael Elliott Terry Faulk Mary Ellen Fellman

Nancy and James L. Foght Val and Michael Foradas Quin R. Frazer Elza L. and John Garnett Elinor and Richard A. Gordon Barbara and James G. Houston Laurie and Ray Howick Charlotte and Rollin C. Huggins, Jr. Terri and Greg W. Hummel George H. Gordon Molly L. Green Robyn and David Grossberg Elizabeth Guenzel Dana and John Hagenah Valerie and William K. Hall Barbara W. Hertwig Patricia and Joseph Hinkel Christine L. Jacobek Patricia Jaszka Patricia M. Johnson John M. Kohler Carolyn H. and Gilbert K. Krulee Erminia and Edward Mack Antoinette J. Maloney Pauline and Ron R. Manderschied Janet Mizener Sue and Barry Moore Nancy and Allen Morr James K. Mortimer Anne and Kurt Mueller Ellerth Overboe Carole J. and John Par Laura and Marc E. Peters Claudette and David T. Peterson Marilynn L. Powell Bonnie and Daryl Rabert Willie and Lon Ramsey Deanna Rattner Gary P. Rietz Barbara R. and Edward Rouse Pamela and Peter Russell Ana Santiago Christine L. and Bernard J. Savage Kathryn L. Simon Dorothy Stevens Kathy and William A. Streff, Jr. Chris and Eric C. Strobel Patricia Summerbell Holly and Eugene Sunshine Judy and Roland Szkwarek Judith and Saul Thomashow Dennis Van Mieghem Janet and Paul Van Zuiden Catherine C. Westbrook Patrice D. and William T. White, Jr. Nancy G. and Donald Whiteman Edna Wilson Anita and Isshi Yamada

ANNUAL FUND DONORS Northwestern Settlement depends on the generosity of the many individuals, auxiliary boards, foundations, corporations, and other organizations, committed to our agency’s mission. We are pleased to recognize the following partners who contributed to our general operating fund or specific

programs during fiscal year 2015, ending June 30, 2015.

Foundations, Trusts, and Corporations $500,000 and Above Rowe Charitable Trust $25,000 - $99,999 Alvin H. Baum Family Fund Bain & Company, Inc. The Crown Family Exelon Corporation Kemper Educational and Charitable Fund Lloyd A. Fry Foundation Mazza Foundation Mutual of America Foundation Polk Bros. Foundation The MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at Prince $10,000 - $24,999 Actuant Community Outreach Fund at the Greater Milwaukee Foundation Bears Care Fred J. Brunner Foundation Grover Hermann Foundation Illinois Tool Works JPMorgan Chase Kenilworth Union Church The Paul M. Angell Family Foundation Perlstein Foundation Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust $5,000 - $9,999 Anonymous Arch Capital Services Camp Out for Kids Fannie F. Cross Fund George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies Jacob Best Foundation McGraw Foundation Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund Phillips Brothers Insurance The Robinson Foundation The Siragusa Foundation $1,000 - $4,999 Allstate Foundation Allyn Foundation Arch W. Shaw Foundation Baird Foundation, Inc. The Bjork Group, Inc. Chicago Public Education Foundation The Children’s Theatre Foundation of America Emaroy June Smith Fund IMC Chicago Charitable Trust Kinder Morgan Foundation Kirkland & Ellis Foundation Lester and Edward Anixter Family Foundation MB Financial Bank MBP Advisors Orba Polish National Alliance

Razoo RBC Wealth Management Shawn Warren Designs, LLC Theatre Seven of Chicago $100 - $999 Bitco Corporation Benevolence Committee of Christ Church Winnetka Chadbourne and Bourke LLP Comphrensive Health Management, Inc. The Countertop Factory Midwest Drummund Industries, Inc. The Earl and Bettie Fields Automotive Group Foundation, Inc. J. Landis & Sharon Martin Family Foundation JF Construction Inc. JMK Electric Contracting Services Norman Wait Harris Fund Roundy’s Foundation Silicon Valley Community Foundation Skender Foundation Up to $99 Amazon Smile Foundation A&R Security Discover Easy-Ware Coproration United Way of Metropolitan Chicago Weevu

Organizations and Government $250,000 and above Evanston Woman’s Board North Shore Board $50,000 - $99,999 Winnetka Board $10,000 - $49,999 Chicago Board Northwestern University Illinois Arts Council Agency Park Ridge Board $5,000 - $9,999 EQUIP (Early Childhood Quality Improvement Program) $1,000 - $4,999 Greater Chicago Food Depository $100 - $999 Northwestern University Circle Soup and Bread Up to $99 Northwestern Settlement AA Group

Individuals 1891 Society ($25,000 and above) Sally Dumas John F. Welke Worn Doorstep Society ($10,000 - $24,999) John and Dana Hagenah Carolyn and Gil Krulee


Vittum Circle ($5,000 - $9,999) William Anixter Julie and Jim Coffman John and Janet Conneely William S. Friedman Carol and David Golder Dennis Van Mieghem Francine and Gregory Purcell Julie and Don Rocap Barbara and Ted Rouse Holly and Gene Sunshine Diane and Bill Welnhofer Augusta Society ($1,000 - $4,999) Anonymous Ann Lee and John P. Amboian, Jr. Jolene and Robert Armstrong Terrence Bannon and Barbara Kilian Margaret J. Barr Bob and Katherine Best Jim and Julie Blomberg Ann and Glenn Dalhart Paula and Jeff Danoff James Dowdall Kathleen and Michael Elliott Elizabeth and Kevin Foley Elza L. and John Garnett Michael and Ellen Hainen James G. Hansen Trudy Havens and Gary Neilson Patricia and Joseph Hinkel Donna and Francis Horvath Christine L. Jacobek Patricia Johnson Dania and Patrick Leemputte Connie and Mike Magnuson Naja Maltezos Ron and Pauline Manderschied M. Miller Anne and Kurt Mueller Lucy and John Myers Midge and Roger Nelson Sheila and Donald O`Connell Amy and James O`Donnell Rebecca and Leonard Oorthuys Carole and John Par Hillary and John Priest


Pamela and Peter Russell Nancy Seibold Moira and Scott Stein Kathy and William Streff Chris and Eric Strobel Constantine and Jean Trela Kathy and John Vondran Audrey and Cal Wessman Rachwalski Society ($500 - $999) Judith and Frederick Brace Joan and Bill Brodsky Barbra and R.J. Bukovac Pat and George Bulkley Susan and James Caldwell Margaret William Crane Libby and Stephen Cummings Caitlin and Peter Eck Martha and James Foght Barbara and Richard Frank Robyn and David Grossberg Sandra L. Grung Mimi and Mark Harris James Houston Liza Kendall Lisa Lawson Kevin Leonard Leslie and Chad Luning Erminia and Edwards Mack Christine and Robert McQuinn Susan and Barry M. Moore Julie Mosher Alexandra and John Nichols Roberta Olshansky Linda and David Padgitt Andrew Pasternak Willie C. and Lon Ramsey Jeanne Rattenbury and William Grove Elizabeth and Jeff Rosenberg Brian W. Saber Catherine and Martin Slark Judy and Roland Szkwarek Jennifer and Edward Tilly West Town Society ($250 - $499) Melissa and Brian Babcock Scott E. Bates David Bohan Alexandra A. Brzezinski Ginny and Robert Burnstine

Carol and Thomas Butler Karen A. Callaway Linda and David Campbell Cathleen Costello Edwin Cruz Kendra Cunningham and Rich Kasper Quinn and Robert Delaney Adam Dittman Cheryl and James Dupree Carol J. Fitzsimmons Stuart Flack Val and Michael Foradas Sue and Erik Freitag Nora Gile Sarah and Jim Goldman Douglas Groncki Valerie and William K. Hall Molly and James Heald Denise and Paul Heinen Judy and Richard Howser Terri and Greg Hummel Alan Juraska Loretta and Allan Kaplan Robert Knight Shari and Jeff Kvam Gail and Howard Lanznar Rita and Craig Lashmet Jane and Mark Litin Tom and Beth Maentz Barbara and Rube Marquardt Jennifer Martay James G. Maynard Maddy and Eric Moss Roy Newton Beverly Joseph Raudabaugh Jill and Ron Rohde Amy and Doug Rowe Susan and Mike Rubnitz Robert Frederick Seebeck Jean E. Sheridan Anne Simcox Ingrid S. Stafford Denise Steward and George Engeln Sandy and Jon Summerbell Zeneida and Edison Urena Kate and Edgar Van Dyke Julie and Mark Weinberg John Weiss Jane and Lawson Whitesides, Jr. Barbara and Brian Williams Erin Wilson

Marlene and Bill Wolz Doris and William Woolsey David Zabinski Neighbors of the Settlement ($100 - $249) Marco Acevedo Jessica Albers Cynthia and Gregory Alcorn Phyllis Andersen Janet and Burton F. Anderson Anna Atkinson Julia and Carl Backer Joan and Mike Carter J. Robert Barr Esther and Loren Berry Cathy and John Bradley Dan Brennan John L. Brooklier Lisa and Douglas S. Brown Mary and John Burke Sally and John Campbell Michael Cell Chase Chavin Constance and Thomas Cole Patty and John Cook Bethany and Van Crocker Robin and Ed Culbertson Erin Delany and Travis Lenkner Richard D. Denison Jane Deuble Gerardo Dominguez Lynn Donaldson Anthony Downing Stuart Doyle Barbara and Harry Drake Lisa Drake Timothy Earle Kathryn and Peter Elmer Patty and Robert Felker Mary Ellen F. Fellman Stephanie and John Flynn Suzanne Franklin Douglas Freeman Catherine Garnett Suzanne and John Garvin Dave Goldberg Joan Golder Scott Golinkin James Golinkoff Thomas G. Gorman Kristen and Ted Hamer Gael and Ted Hanson

Karen and Fritz Henderson Barbara W. Hertwig Katherine and Frederic Hickman Deborah and Sonny Hood Monique Howard Lawrence Howe Charlotte Rollin Huggins Christopher Kurtz and James Ingalsbe David Kenly F. Corning Kenly Annette Kilian and Bruce Sufranski Sally Kiper William T. Kirk, Jr. Richard Kirsch George Kolovos Betty and Thomas P. Luning Karen Mari Jennifer Martay Nancy and John McCabe Dede and Brad McLane Anne McMillen Mary and Charles D. Meyer Michele and Dan Miller Lesley and Paul Millhouser Kathy M. Mondala and Eugene Sieczkowski Julie Montgomery Katherine Nicklin Tasha Olsen Maureen and Denis Owens Mariana Parke Claudette and David Peterson William and Rhonda Pullano Jerry Putnam Phyllis and Roy Ramsier Hubert Rance Doris Reisinger Sharon and Gary Rietz Malarie and Stanley Rude Thomas Rydell Janet J. Schumacher Mary and Bernie Sergesketter Hollis M. Shank Kathryn L. Simon Judith Smith Liz Stamer Carol and Jon Sudman Frank Tenbrink Debbie and Mark Toledo Janet and Paul Van Zuiden Dorothy Vance Nancy G. and Donald Whiteman Mary and Mark Winter Lucy and Mark Wukas Carl Yudell Bill Zagroba Friends of the Settlement (Up to $100) Carmen Acevedo Stuart Allen Susan Anderson Michael Antoline Alyson and Jordan Aron Dana and Tom Arvetis Stacey Barajas Dorothy and Steve Beck Susan Becker Patricia Boland Linda Breuer Nancy E. Brown Maria Casadio Carol and Timothy J. Cawley Denise Chavez Leon Chism James Chrystal

Ann Marie and Brad Colehour Diane Conrad Alex Considine Dannette Cook Catherine C. Coon David Cox Stephanie Crawford Cynthia Cummings Rob Cyr Susan G. and James D. Davis Eva Delgado Susan Diaz Ann Dillemuth Nancy and Jim Dorr Jean and Richard Doub Teresa and Jean-Pierre Dube David Dundie Na`imah El-Amin Laura Eljurdi John Fischer Jensine Fitzgibbons Charlie Frankel Matthew Ganahl Joan H. Gately Alrene Gelman Sarah Ghorbanian Carolyn Golaszewski Jessica and William J. Golden George H. Gordon, Jr. Woody Graber Nancy R. Greenebaum Erica Gunderson Paul Gustafson Gail and Vincent Gutenkanst Stephen Hall Phil Hall Amy Heather Janet Hedrick and Tom Zimmerman Mary Heins Leonardo Hernandez Kris Hicar Gin Hoshaw Karen and John Howland Patsy and Philip Hubbard Donald Humphries Shavonne Hunt Paul Imboden Nathaniel Jahnke Eva Janiszewski Carla M. Johns Charles L. Katzenmeyer Katrina W. Kelley Maureen Kelly John Kemper Robert Kennedy Mary E. and Carl B. King Jason Knox Michael Koenigsknecht Lisa Kohr Jason Kunesh Amy Laban Casey Lane Loren M. Larson Amanda Legner Karen Lehman Maureen and Gordon Levine Kim Lindquist Lyn Little Claudia Lonow Sara Jo Malinske Brendan Malone Antoinette J. Maloney Gwen Maneke Amy Markos and Stephen A. Mann Anne S. Martin Sandra and Andrew McCausland

Ann Mckevett Geordoni Mckoy Evelyn Meltzer Mario Mendoza Cynthia L. Meshanko Judith Meyer Susan Meyers Laura Meyers Michael Mitchell Alison Monette Keinon Moore Claudia Morales William S. Mowry, Jr. Mary Murray Susan and Jay Myrick John Taylor Neill Paulette and Donald Neri Mariia Nesterenko Wendy J. Nicholson Eva Niewiadomski Akino Nishimori Joyce Norman James O`Connell Emma O`Halloran Catherine and Grady Ormsby Cindy Ostapczuk Jill Oulman Nancy and Kenneth Padgham Charlotte Parcels Suzanne and Michael Parks Paul Pasulka Tymsi Patel Shriti Patel Geraldine and Frank M. Perry Anthony Perry Laura and Marc E. Peters Anne Lindsay Porter Stephen Poston Laura M. Przybysz Bonnie and Daryl Rabert Mort Rahimi Emily Rapport Chotirot Raweesri Jason Rexilius Susan and John Riley Jeni and Thomas Roderick Nelson Rodriguez Lisanne Rogers Jan and Michael Ruffner Marilyn F. Ruiz Cheral Russell-Beard Ana Santiago Barb and Wiliam Scharringhausen Carol Schell Barbara Schlatter Megan Schomaker Jean G. Schuessler Nedra and James Shunk Kathleen C. Simon Val Smith Leo Sosnowski Edwin Sprandel John Staak

Maureen and Brian Sullivan Dale Taylor Debra and Anthony Titus Diane C. Trust Kim and Jeff Urban Amy Velazquez Margot Wallace Pat Ware C. Theodore Weeks Jason Weinberg Stephen Weiser Mark Wetzel Edna Wilson Alicen Pirie Wirtz Cecile B. Wooster Anita and Isshi Yamada Mark Yarshen Joseph Zarrow Suzanna Ziko Elizabeth Zurita

MAJOR IN-KIND DONORS Foundations and Corporations A. Perry Homes Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Bain & Company Built-Form Chicago Bulls Columbia College Chicago Costco Crate & Barrel Franczek Radelet P.C. K&L Gates New Trier High School Noble Network of Charter Schools North Shore Country Day School Northwestern University Park Ridge Country Club Slalom Sunset Ridge School Universal Circle Washburne School

Organizations and Government AmeriCorps Project YES! Chicago Board Evanston Woman’s Board Greater Chicago Food Depository Kenilworth Union Church North Shore Board


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Park Ridge Board St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church Winnetka Board

Individuals Margaret J. Barr Mary Paula and Gerhard Baumann Karin Bednar Lisa Belgrad Katherine and Robert J. Best Pat Blaul Fern Bogot Beth and Henk Brauen Kamphuis Cassie and Carl Buccellato Sandra Bulgrin Ginny and Bob Burnstine Jeanine Cassler Tony Ciolino Anne Marie Cook Katie and Darin J. Couturiaux Paula Danoff Gerardo Dominguez Sally Dumas Anne Faurot Debra Finley George Fludas Jeanne Freyer

Ruth Geller Maureen George Carol Golder Maria del Carmen Gonazalez Jackie Grahn Lee Green Valerie and William K. Hall Lisa Harries Mimi and Mark Harris Judith Herbert Kimberly Hollis Donna and Francis Horvath Kathryn Hyde Eleanor Ingersoll Alexandra Ivaskiv Geena Jackson Mary Lou and David Jelke Jen Jobrack Lauren Kadow Lucinda and Richard Kasperson Diane Kollath Rachel Kramer Lisa T. Krippes Margaret Krulee Carolyn H. and Gilbert K. Krulee Dania and Patrick Leemputte Carl Leigh Mariana Mack Alberto March Linda Martin


Danielle and Tim Matzdorf Eileen McGowan Judy and John McGuire Charisse J. Meloto Michael Milkie Mike Miller Kristina and Scott Miller Linda Misiorowski Trudy Neihoff Kimberly Nelson Anne O’Connor Amy and Jim O’Donnell Robin and Robin O’Hara Mary Kate Olsen Lisa Overbaugh Anna Pacini Carole and John Par Susan Patton Nancy and Arturo Pena Emily Powell Priscilla Ramirez Stephanie Ramirez Yvette and Allen Ramsier Sarah Rios Josi Rivera Julie and Don Rocap Jonathan Root Sarah Rountree Barbara R. and Edward Rouse Richard Schager Neena Schwartz Lisa and Wilbur Scott Jill A. and Thomas Shannon Holly and Eugene Sunshine Andrew Sunu Judy and Roland Szkwarek Sarah E. and James Taich Mary Jane and John Twohey Michael Vandenberg Claire Wadeson Tamara Walker Audrey and Cal Wessman Elizabeth William Lib and Chris Williams Mary Womsley Freeman J. Wood

TRIBUTE GIFTS Tribute gifts offer a way to commemorate special people or life events, while helping those in need at the same time. Donations can mark milestones such as birthdays or anniversaries, or honor the memory of dear friends or loved ones. The Settlement received gifts in memory and in honor of the following individuals during fiscal year 2015.

In Honor Of A. Perry Homes Ginny Burstine Richard Doub Allen Ramsier Pamela Russell

In Memory Of John Baldwin Marge Brown Vivian Dowdall Marie Burnside Julie Ekiert Nancy Frimark Susan Gorman

Suzanne Warner Kenly Joyce Marks Sarah C. McCausland Lon Ramsey Denis Rasmus Colleen Schooley Jim Schutz Edna F. Weber John Welke Kenneth M. Wilson

THE HARRIET VITTUM SOCIETY The Harriet Vittum Society, named in honor of the Settlement’s longest serving head resident, honors individuals who have provided for the Settlement through their estate plans. Each year new members are recognized at the Annual Dinner. Society members also gather annually to share dinner at the home of a Society member. The following individuals are members of the Society: Anonymous Nancy and William Anixter Margot W. Barber Marie Burnside + Susan and James C. Caldwell, Jr. Libby and Steve Cummings Ann and Glenn A. Dalhart Kathleen H. and Michael Elliott Elza L. and John Garnett Valerie and William K. Hall Mary B. Henderson + Donna and Francis Horvath James G. Houston Charlotte and Rollins Huggins, Jr. Christine L. Jacobek Patricia M. Johnson Lucinda and Richard Kasperson Carolyn H. and Gilbert K. Krulee Ellerth Overboe Carole and John Par Bonnie and Daryl Rabert Brian Saber Dorothy Stevens Marion J. Ware Terry and Robert Zengeler (+ indicates deceased)

SETTLEMENT STAFF Administration Ron R. Manderschied, President Dan Alexander, Chief Operating Officer Hari Bozhinov, IT Technician Michelle Collins, Receptionist Maria Mercedes De La Rosa, Housekeeping Susan Diaz, Secretary to the President Gaylon Figueroa, Receptionist/Security Gloria Holmes, Receptionist Allen Ramsier, IT Director

Adventure Stage Chicago Tom Arvetis, Producing Artistic Director Mary Kate Barley-Jenkins, Managing Director Ford Altenbern, Venue Manager Dani Bryant, Education Coordinator Allison Latta Lashford, Associate Artistic Director

Carol Moran, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

AmeriCorps Project YES! Yasmin Rodriguez, Program Director Megan Bott, Program Manager Sonya Acosta, AmeriCorps Member Shalitha Brown, AmeriCorps Member Michael Crotty, AmeriCorps Member Laura Glass, AmeriCorps Member Adam Gonzalez, AmeriCorps Member Aryanna Hanson, AmeriCorps Member William Kaplan, AmeriCorps Member Jean Leger, AmeriCorps Member Samantha Leibforth, AmeriCorps Member Laura McCallum, AmeriCorps Member Kelsey Madsen, AmeriCorps Member Dennis Nicholas, AmeriCorps Member Sara Noori, AmeriCorps Member Mary Katherine Phelps, AmeriCorps Member Demeka Polk, AmeriCorps Member Jamie Price, AmeriCorps Member Amber Smith, AmeriCorps Member David Tamayo, AmeriCorps Member Jennifer Tanglao, AmeriCorps Member Ugonna Uba, AmeriCorps Member

Business Office Edison Urena, Business Director Laudry Acevedo, Senior Accountant Silvia Diaz, Accounting Assistant Monica Falcon, Human Resources Manager Ricardo Urena, Business Office Assistant

Emergency Services Belna Reyes, Director

External Affairs Katie Taylor, Director of Development Maggie Arden, Development and Communications Coordinator Adel Johnson, Development Associate Matthew Sudman, Grants Manager

Facilities Maintenance Tony Feliciano, Chief of Facilities Fred Balkcom, Maintenance Custodian Mario Class, Janitor Maria Mercedes De La Rosa, Housekeeping Angel Pacheco, Maintenance Supervisor Ana Santiago, Housekeeper Luis P. Urena, Maintenance Custodian

Group Services JosĂŠ Alatorre, Director Linda McLaren, Head Start Site Director Teresa Roman, After School Site Director Isamar Alcantara, After School Group Worker Hermelinda Arias, Head Start Teacher Assistant Shadiya Bellel, Head Start Teacher Martha Castillo, After School Group Worker Julio Deleon, After School Group Worker Antonia Flores, After School Group Worker Irais Galvan, Office Assistant Carmen Garay, Head Start Family Worker Brent Hamlet, After School Group Worker Richard Hughes, Head Start Kitchen Aide Mireya Jaime, Head Start Teacher Aide

Melissa Jones, After School Group Worker Wanda Kaczmarczyk, After School Group Worker Cecilia Maldonado, Head Start Teacher Assistant Milagros Miranda, Head Start Kitchen Manager Elizabeth Ortiz, Para-Professional Nicole Ortiz, Head Start Health Aide Katerin Padilla-Duprey, After School Group Worker Irma Rodriguez, Head Start Teacher Marlen Rodriguez, After School Group Worker Rekha Singh, Head Start Teacher Arit Vazquez, Head Start Teacher Aide Norma Vazquez, After School Group Worker Samantha Velez, After School Group Worker Ana Yanez, Head Start Parent Involvement Specialist

House In The Wood Val Wright, Executive Director Lynne Biebel, Administrative Assistant John Deschner, Maintenance and Grounds Manager Terrance Fowler, Operations Director Thavorn Hunt, Program Manager Donna Johnson, Hospitality Tami Kasken, Recruiting Manager Neal Prokop, Program Director Nathan Puckett, Webmaster and Communications Specialist Sherry Rhodes, Housekeeping Heidi Zupan Hines, Food Services Director

Brittany Lavoie, Co-Teacher Alison Leonard, SPED Teacher Robert Long, Intervention Teacher Andrew Lopez, Maintenance John Lopez, Operations Manager Deborah Loring, Teacher Emily Lubkert, Teacher Madison Magad-Weiss, Teacher Diana Malik, Teacher Orehemetse Marang, Intervention Teacher Kristina Marinelli, Co-Teacher Amanda Max, Intervention Teacher Kellie Max, Teacher Ashley May, Teacher, 2-5 Christine McCracken, Teacher Allison McHenry, EL Coordinator Kara Melchi, Co-Teacher Diana Morquecho, Office Clerk 6-8 Danielle Munsen, SPED Teacher Brittany Orth, Teacher Eric Pena, SPED SECA Deanna Perez, SPED Case Manager Ashton Pfeiffer, SPED Teacher Nikki Piper, Teacher Sarah Rentschler, SPED Teacher Elizabeth Rich, SPED Teacher Abby Rodgers, Teacher Michael Rodrigo, Dean of SEL & Culture Jessie Rooth, Co-Teacher Lauren Ross, Teacher

Rowe Elementary School Tony Sutton, Principal Megan Ablan, Teacher Aditi Acharya, Teacher Lauren Ahern, Teacher Julie Alt, Intervention Teacher Ramiro Arroyo, Director of Compliance Operations Jenna Behrmann, Teacher Camille Boden, Co-Teacher Tori Bohannon, Dean of Academics K-2 Megan Borowski, SPED Social Worker Grace Cannon, Substitute Katie Caputi Norwick, Dean of Academics 6-8 Jennifer Chiappetta, SPED Director Victoria Christensen, SPED Teacher MS Mariah Cobb, Teacher Carly Cohen, SPED Teacher Ashley Cooper, Teacher MS Derek DeHaan, Teacher MS Ronald Delarmente, Teacher MS Juan Carlos Delarosa, Maintenance Amber Ellis, Teacher Alexandra Fedele, Teacher Julie Feldman, SPED Social Worker Erin Fergus-McSherry, Teacher Alicia Fuller, Lunch Room Coordinator MS Marisa Grimaldi, Teacher Devin Grote, SPED SECA Carissa Harrison, Dean of SEL and Culture Thea Heiman, Teacher Claire Hellige, Teacher Christian Hernandez, Maintenance Brian Hofacker, Teacher Alexandra Hoffman, Director of School Operations Julia Hunko, Teacher Kathryn Hyde, Dean of Academics 3-5 Elizabeth Immer, Teacher Elizabeth Key, Teacher Colette Kinsella, Co-Teacher Mary Lindsay Krebs, Dean of SEL & Culture

Alicia Ruiz, Lunch Room Coordinator ES Brendan Ryan, Teacher Steven Santoyo, Maintenance Engineer Skyler Schrempp, Teacher Part Time Erin Scudder, Intervention Teacher Courtney Segretto, Teacher Kerilyn Stawicki, Spanish Teacher Courtney Stewart, Teacher Lisa Vandervoort, Teacher Roselia Velasco, Office Clerk k-5 Shahina Virani, Co-Teacher Amanda Voigts, Teacher Michelle Walker, Intervention Teacher Brian Williams, Co-Teacher Catherine Williams, SPED SECA Eric Williams, SPED SECA Alyssa Wilson, Teacher Donte Wooden, Teacher Derek Young, SPED Teacher


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