Appreciation: My gratitude to Professor Tapia for everything you have done, which I will never forget. Thank you for being a kind teacher. You gave me the confidence I needed to continue pursuing my dreams of becoming an American citizen. And also to Onward House for helping me and the citizenship exam class group. Thank … Continue reading Citizenship Thank You Notes
Beyond the Food Pantry: Helping with Basic Needs
My family and I give thanks to Onward House. Also to our teacher Carmen, and Santia, as well as the supervisor. Thank you for your help. As soon as we moved from Arizona, we arrived with a relative, my aunt, she helped us, she gave us a small room, we five slept in it. She … Continue reading Beyond the Food Pantry: Helping with Basic Needs
Thank You Notes (Welcoming Center 2020)*
In partnership with the the Illinois Department of Human Services, Office of Immigrants & Refugee Welcoming Centers, we provided ESL and Digital Literacy classes to students who had lost all or part of their income. Graduates of this initiative received Chromebooks to keep so they could continue to navigate the online world through their devices.
A 2020 Note from the Great Depression: Marion’s Story
A letter from a woman who came to Onward House in West Town for support over 80 years ago during the great depression.
Notes of Thanks (COVID-19)
From Karla’s Family: Mi nombre es Karla y mediante este correo quiero agradecer a todo el personal de Onward House y los donadores que apoyan a esta escuela por el apoyo dado a nuestra familia en momentos tan difíciles . Sus llamadas para saber como seguía la salud de mi esposo, sus palabras de ánimo, … Continue reading Notes of Thanks (COVID-19)