Save the Date!
Sunday, February 3rd Halsted's Bar and Grill
will host a Super Bowl Party with proceeds benefiting EdgeAlliance! Hosted by the lovely, Dida Ritz this party is guaranteed to be a blast. A $10 donation to gets you into the half-time buffet and a chance to win some awesome raffle prizes!
Please join us for some great football, food and fun!
We are pleased to announce the Grand Opening of our newest residence, The Shawn Feeley Alpha House!
We opened the newly remodeled, classic Chicago greystone building at 1236 S. Sawyer on Saturday December 15th, 2012. The Shawn Feeley Alpha House will provide housing for homeless Veterans in the North Lawndale neighborhood. Former service men and women residing in this house will have the oportunity to take advantage of on-site case management, support services and a beautiful residence to help them get back on their feet!
The opening ceremony was a huge success. Many EdgeAlliance supporters, including the Feeley family participated in this special day. Check out our Facebook page for more information about the event, photos of the house and reactions from the EdgeAlliance community!
Dining Out For Life: City of Big Shoulders
All funds raised during Dining Out For Life will be disbursed to EdgeAlliance HIV/AIDS-focused alliance members: AIDSCare Progressive Services, The Phoenix, Sawyer Gardens, and Garden View.
AIDSCare progressive Services
a featured member of smartiepad
If you, or anyone you know, is wanting to buy or sell a home, please consider using Smartiepad.com and ask for the donation to go to AIDSCare Progressive Services. Not only will AIDSCare Progressive Services get a donation equal to 20% of the real estate commission, but you - or the home buyer or seller - will get a sizable tax write-off of the same amount. This is a chance for AIDSCare Progressive Services to raise critical funds for HIV/AIDS support services in Chicago. Please pass Smartiepad along to anyone you know and ask them to make AIDSCare Progressive Services their nonprofit organization of choice! If you have any questions, please direct them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fat Saturday ball awards announced!
As we approach the 2010 Fat Saturday Ball, we would like to acknowledge our most dynamic and influential friends and social service leaders. Vibrant presences in the community, these individuals have defined innovation, remolded hope and transformed lives. They are timeless, their achievements are transcendent, and we at EdgeAlliance work in the hope that our own efforts have just as much impact on those we serve.
This year's awards go to:
The Daniel R. Ruscitti Memorial Award
This award is given to those individuals or organizations that have been generous of their time, treasures and talents in assisting AIDSCare/EdgeAlliance in its mission and service to the poor and sick in Chicago. This year, we would like to honor Google with this award. Thank you, Google!
The James V. Flosi Founders Award
This award is given to individuals who provide extraordinary and exceptional service and support to men and women living on the edge of society in the Chicago metropolitan area. This year, we would like to honor Diane and Michael Hora with this award. Thank you Diane and Michael!
The Community Leadership Award
This award is given to an individual or organization which has shown support and heroic leadership in the service of people who are poor and homeless. This year, we would like to honor Janet Hasz, Executive Director of the Supportive Housing Providers Association, with this award. Thank you, Janet!
The Care With Dignity Award
This award is given to an individual or organization which is involved in the sensitive care and service of people who are homeless. The recipient of this award has gained the city-wide reputation of unceasing and untiring compassionate care for the people they serve and represent. This year, we would like to honor Mercy Housing Lakefront with this award. Thank you, Mercy Housing!
outstanding staff member award
This award is given to an employee for demonstration of exemplary leadership and compassionate quality as a member of the EdgeAlliance team. This year, we would like to honor Laurel Kuhn, Accounting/Audit Manager, with this award. Thank you, Laurel!
Again, thank you all for everything you do, and congratulations!
World AIDS Day Events
I am,...Living Positive with HIV: A Photo Presentation by John Cotter
Friday, December 11, 2009 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Center on Halsted
Join EdgeAlliance, AIDSCare Progressive Services and photographer John Cotter at the Center on Halsted for the gallery opening of I am,...Living Positive with HIV, a photo presentation. The presentation will focus on the reality that the people represented in the photographs are, in fact, normal, everyday people, living their lives in a positive way. John Cotter is an HIV/AIDS activist and a photographer. Having several friends who are HIV+, he is happy to partner with EdgeAlliance and the Center on Halsted. This is his first solo show.
Welcome to EdgeAlliance!
EdgeAlliance is a newly created organization that drives sustainability and growth of its nonprofit alliance members by managing their administrative, operational and financial needs, so they can focus on their core competencies of housing and life progress services for people on the edge of society.