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OUR EMOTIONS NEED MOTION

OUR EMOTIONS NEED MOTION

“Our emotions need motion. We need to feel them. Suppressing them doesn’t work.” These words by David Kessler summarize his advice to us as we struggle with “heavy sadness” and other emotions while coping with the unprecedented challenges and losses of the COVID-19...

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FEAR ITSELF

FEAR ITSELF

"That's what I've got - Fear itself. " This was the answer a beloved television sitcom character gave when reminded of President Franklin Roosevelt's iconic words: "The only thing we have to fear is... fear itself." Who is not grappling with fears, stresses, and...

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Just Housing – Effective Reintegration

Just Housing – Effective Reintegration

Time Magazine’s 2014 article “From Big House to White House: Ex-convicts to be Honored by Obama administration” tells the inspiring story of 14 formerly incarcerated individuals who - despite facing obstacles upon their release - succeeded in turning their lives...

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How to make your Christmas Shopping help us!

How to make your Christmas Shopping help us!

"When you shop. Amazon gives." When you choose The Freadom® Road Foundation as your Amazon Smile charitable partner, your gift to a loved one "magically"  transforms - without cost to you - into a gift for a needy child in our program. What could be easier, more...

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MEET DR. PEGGY SULLIVAN

MEET DR. PEGGY SULLIVAN

We were delighted to have Dr. Sullivan as an Honored Guest at The Freadom® Fundraiser for Kids. Dr. Sullivan was the only woman in the over 140-year history of ALA to have held both positions of President and Executive Director. These distinctions are only the tip of...

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ANOTHER GLIMPSE

ANOTHER GLIMPSE

Photos from our Freadom® Fundraiser For Kids are still due to come in. Almost two hundred photos were taken by numerous photographers. Here are three photos featuring some of our guests.Liska Blodgett, (Left) Founder of Peace Hero Museums of Vienna, Colorado, and...

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FIRST GLIMPSE

FIRST GLIMPSE

By all accounts, our Freadom®Fundraiser for Kids was a huge success! The room was filled to capacity with many, many guests who enjoyed themselves in the rustic elegance of Chief O’NEILL’s Restaurant and Pub, ate delicious pub treats, marveled at the chocolate...

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ATTENTION FRIENDS of FREADOM®

ATTENTION FRIENDS of FREADOM®

The countdown clock is winding down quickly. Only two days left until our Freadom® Fundraiser for KIds!Last chance to get the Advance ticket price at freadomfundraiser.eventbrite.com We look forward to seeing you there!

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THE MAN WHO LAUNCHED A THOUSAND BOOKS

THE MAN WHO LAUNCHED A THOUSAND BOOKS

Join us in honoring The Freadom® Road Foundation’s first donor - Honorable William J.P. Banks - at the Freadom® Fundraiser for Kids on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Because of his initial - and continuing - donations we were able to launch our children’s literacy...

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HERE’S THE HARP, but WHERE’S KATIE?

HERE’S THE HARP, but WHERE’S KATIE?

No, you will not find Katie in this picture of the Irish Harp. Rather, you will find her at our Fundraiser - Freadom® Fundraiser for Kids - on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 6:30 PM at Chief O’Neill’s Restaurant and Pub, 3471 North Elston Avenue, Chicago, IL. 60618....

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CHECK OUT THE CHIEF!

CHECK OUT THE CHIEF!

Check out the rustic elegance, warm inviting atmosphere, scrumptious food, and easy meter free parking at Chief O’Neill’s Restaurant and Pub to see why we chose it as the venue for our inaugural fundraiser - Freadom® Fundraiser for Kids. Then join us on Tuesday,...

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