Keeping it in the Family: Children’s Home & Aid and the Mitzi Freidheim Center
This week we are celebrating the Week of the Young Child where we recognize that the early childhood years (birth through age 8) lay the foundation for children’s success in school and later life. The Week of the Young Child is a time to consider the role we all play in meeting the needs of […]
You Made the Holiday Season Brighter – Thank You!
During the holidays our passionate supporters stepped up to make the season brighter for kids and families across Illinois. In addition to thousands of donors who put us over our fundraising goal, several statewide events helped make holiday wishes come true for thousands of people statewide. Generous donors provided holiday gifts for thousands of children […]
Snug Hugs for Kids an Overwhelming Success!
Thanks to our loyal partner, Merlin 200,000 Mile Shops, the holidays are brighter and warmer for the children and families we serve at the Mitzi Freidheim Child & Family Center in Chicago’s Englewood community. Throughout the fall and winter, our friends at Merlin’s collect new and like-new winter items for our Snug Hugs for Kids […]
Honoring the Freidheim Family
For more than 30 years, Marguerite “Mitzi” Freidheim has been a dedicated and devoted champion for children through her work on behalf of Children’s Home + Aid. Mitzi joined our Woman’s Board more than 30 years ago, and went on to chair both the Woman’s Board and the Children’s Home & Aid Board of Trustees. […]