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Ellen K.

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INFINITY FOUNDATION
February 20, 2011

I moved to the Chicago area seven years ago, and expected to feel deprived after a rich twenty year cultural experience in California. I found the Infinity Foundation soon after arriving, and have been involved ever since - as a student, a teacher, and a volunteer. I am so very grateful for the existence of this lone resource, always there with free and reasonably priced enrichment opportunities for personal growth, social welfare and alternative health options. I have been impressed with the quality of the programs and the extraordinary guest lecturers that Infinity has brought to Chicago. The effort that goes into this virtually all-volunteer organization is enormous, from programming to marketing to fund-raising. I stand in amazement and deep gratitude for the Infinity Foundation and its committed corps of volunteers.

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I had studied with numerous notable teachers in areas related to my field (psychology), all of which were valuable, enhancing my skill set professionally and personally. I have been able to refer many clients and associates to Infinity over the past seven years, and we have all been grateful for the additional support these programs provide individuals who need to connect with others in an emotionally safe environment, and who need resources like Infinity offers. There is virtually nothing else like it.

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I would have more people know about its rich offerings so that more people could take advantage of the programs! If at all possible, I would like to see Infinity have a larger facility so that it could accommodate a larger population of clients.

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Professional with expertise in this field & I have been involved with fund-raising as part of the Benefit Committee for five years. I have taught several free programs over the past four years, as well as a number of workshops in my field (psychology and personal growth). I've also participated i.