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  • Support Esperanza at the Taste of Lincoln! July 23, 2014

    Summer in Chicago means street fest season! And this weekend, you have an opportunity to support Esperanza while enjoying one of Chicago's premier fests, Taste of Lincoln! On Saturday, July 26, Esperanza's Associate Board and volunteers will be bartending at Taste of Lincoln - and the tips they collect will support Esperanza! Interested in volunteering? We are looking for a few more people (age 21 and over, please!) to help out during the 3:00pm-7:30pm shift and the 7:00pm - 10:30pm shift! Volunteers will be asked to show proof of age (driver’s license or state ID) upon entry. Please email associate board member Nel Wittmann to sign up or for more info!
     
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    Help raise funds to provide healthy lunches to Esperanza School students – support us in the Hunger Walk at Soldier Field on June 21! May 29, 2014

      The Hunger Walk is an annual 5K (just over 3 miles) organized by the Greater Chicago Food Depository to raise funds for the GCFD’s network of partners, including Esperanza. You can collect pledges and walk on the 21st, make …
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    Celebrating Victories January 31, 2014

    Thank you for your interest in Celebrating Victories! A few tickets will be available at the door this evening. Celebrating Victories Esperanza’s Celebrating Victories Gala is Thursday, April 24, at the Union League Club of Chicago located, at 65 W. …
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    The Third Annual Masquerade Madness August 9, 2013

    masquerade Saturday, October 19, 8-11pm The Esperanza Community Services Associate Board invites you to attend their annual costume party, Masquerade Madness! This extravaganza benefits Esperanza’s work to support children and adults with developmental disabilities to become as independent as possible. Join …
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    Esperanza’s new supported living residence! July 26, 2013

    We are excited to announce that we have purchased a new home in Chicago’s Logan Square that will be Esperanza’s next Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA) home! Esperanza’s CILA homes provide 24-hour care to adults with developmental disabilities while supporting …
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    Thank you for making Celebrating Victories our most successful event ever! May 1, 2013

                    On April 18, 350 of Esperanza’s friends and supporters filled the Union League Club of Chicago to help us celebrate the victories of the past year. Jackie Shen and Joel Nickson co-chaired …
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    Join us for Celebrating Victories, April 18 at the Union League Club February 10, 2013

    Last year, Esperanza Community Services hosted the most successful and exciting gala in its 44 year history. On April 18, 2013, Esperanza’s Celebrating Victories Gala returns to the Union League Club of Chicago. Please join us for a great meal …
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    Esperanza Receives $128,000 from Federal Home Loan Bank to Expand Housing Services for Developmentally Disabled Adults December 20, 2012

    We are pleased to announce that Esperanza has received an award from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago in the amount of $128,000.  The award was made through the Federal Home Loan Bank’s Affordable Housing Program, and will help Esperanza …
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    Masquerade Madness 2012 September 4, 2012

    Tickets for Masquerade Madness will be available at the door – thank you! A costume bash benefiting Esperanza School. Open bar, music by The Funk Crusaders, Hors d’oeuvres, and more!
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    Esperanza School awarded for our achievements in special education! June 29, 2012

      We’re proud to announce that Esperanza School has been recognized as one of the top private special education schools in the country! We just received the School of Excellence award from the National Association of Special Education Teachers for …
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