As we reflect on the culmination of yet another impactful year at Children’s Place Association, our hearts are filled with gratitude and determination to champion equity for all. Our goal remains steadfast: to empower children with the essential resources for improved health, education, and the security of a nurturing home.

We extend a heartfelt thank you to our cherished families, dedicated staff, passionate volunteers, generous donors, and steadfast child champions who have been instrumental in our journey. Together, you have fueled our mission and made a positive impact on the lives of countless children..

As we bid farewell to the achievements of 2023, we eagerly anticipate an even more extraordinary 2024. May the upcoming year bring about health, education, opportunity, and the comforting embrace of a safe home for all.

Wishing each of you a Happy New Year, filled with the promise of a brighter future.

From our hearts to yours, here’s to a future illuminated with hope and possibility!

Jin us in perusing the highlights of this eventful month below, and stay tuned for a glimpse of what lies ahead.

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Check out what’s happening at CPA
* Events open to the public (most of our events are community-based.

  • Tuesday-Thursday, December 26 – January 4: Thrive Winter Mini Camps
  • Wednesday, January 17: Foster Parent Orientation
  • Wednesday, January 21: Foster Parent Training

CLICK HERE for more event details and volunteer opportunities.

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An Outpouring of Love
Gratitude Overflowing! This year, and especially this month, has been filled with blessings we’re incredibly thankful for. A HUGE Children’s Place Association shoutout to these amazing individuals and organizations who went above and beyond to support our kids and families. Life is truly better with such incredible people and groups by our side!

Angeletta Green with her Alpha Theta Omega DCN Tau Alpha Chapter sisters, Chicago Family Activities, CNA, Cotter Consulting, The Hopeful Helpers, The Kindness Club, KPMG, Old St. Patrick’s, Publicis Sapient, Sarah Gornik, and Vitality Group.

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A Season of Hope

In the final stretch of our “Hope for the Holidays” campaign, we’re humbled by the generosity that has brought us to $18,831 of our $25,000 goal! With just 4 days left, we’re reaching out to our compassionate community for one last heartfelt appeal. Every donation, big or small, contributes to the warmth and joy we aim to bring to those in need during this festive season. Your support bridges the gap between our current standing and the fulfillment of our goal, ensuring that no one is left without the hope and comfort they deserve. Join us in making the remaining days of this year’s campaign truly impactful. Give the gift of hope today, and let’s collectively bring our “Hope for the Holidays” to its full and meaningful fruition.

CLICK HERE to support our kids and families with your donation.

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