PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE
E. Radke, President
$40,000+ donated each year
“FSL’s generosity will provide local women the educational means needed to climb the ladder of success.”
Each year, our Budget and Service Committee reviews grant applications and distributes over $40,000 among several local charities. We rely on our Annual Candlelight Ball and Spring Fundraiser to provide these funds. To request a grant application for your organization, click here.
N. Albrecht, Special Project Manager
“FSL has been our partner in meeting the needs of some of the most fragile young women and children in our community.”
C. Wolf, Executive Director
“Your generosity helps RESPOND NOW give food and financial support designed to stabilize families and prevent homelessness.”
FUTURE KIDS OF AMERICA
HOMEWOOD-FLOSSMOOR HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
Aunt Martha’s offers a variety of programs and services designed to provide a full continuum of care for children, teens and families in Illinois. These resources form a spectrum of care that includes: child welfare, community based, healthcare, juvenile justice and prevention services.
Goal is to empower our youth through academic, artistic, and athletic development.
Proven need-based $500 scholarships supporting only room, board, and tuition expenses are given to four graduating seniors who will be attending college. The principal of the high school assists in the selection of the scholarship recipients.
CANCER SUPPORT CENTER
GOOD SHEPHERD CENTER
HOMEWOOD SCIENCE CENTER
The mission is to provide free comprehensive resources that help people improve the quality of their life during the cancer experience.
FORD HEIGHTS COMMUNITY SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Helps to improve the quality of life for the underprivileged and to assist others in a time of crisis", emphasizing emergency, supportive and educational services to individuals and families until they are stable.
Provides direct and supportive services through an Early Intervention Program, and In-Home Respite Service and Lekotek Program for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Creates interactive opportunities to explore and connect with STEAM through strong community partnerships. They have attracted students, educators, and enthusiasts to their free programming in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math from areas across the south suburban area.
GRAND PRAIRIE SERVICES
JONES COMMUNITY CENTER
Provides crisis intervention services, psychiatric services, counseling services, developmental disability training, residential services, psychological rehabilitation as well as grief and bereavement services.
Their goal is to implement programs that provide immediate crisis relief, recreational outlets that offset the stress of poverty and crime, and long-term opportunities for personal growth and development.
PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE FOUNDATIONS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
SOUTH SUBURBAN FAMILY SHELTER
Proven need based $500 scholarships are given to individuals who are attending Prairie State and have successfully completed one semester. The Prairie State College Foundation selects the scholarship recipients.
Provides food, rent assistance, utility assistance, prescription medication, temporary lodging, clothing, transportation, furniture, toiletries, and personal hygiene items as well as mother and child nutrition program, back-to-school programs, and a Christmas program.
Works to provide comprehensive , coordinated services to families in which domestic violence exists without imposing any one solution.
SOUTH SUBURBAN PADS
YWCA METROPOLITAN CHICAGO SOUTH SUBURBS
Provides shelter and supportive services to homeless persons with compassion, hospitality, and dignity.
A YWCA community center committed to the empowerment of women and the elimination of racism. Counselors provide support to sexual assault survivors and their families, both in the emergency room and on a 24-hour hotline.