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Carrie Katz

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Review for New Foundation Center, Inc, Northfield, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Year in and year out the commitment of others on the Board, the way that the staff works with members using care and compassion, and how Sue Shimon's tireless effort to always do better never ceases to amaze me!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Find others to donate their time and energy to this organization!

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

Role:  Board Member
 

Review for New Foundation Center, Inc, Northfield, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

My mother was one of the founders of The New Foundation Center (what was then WilPower), a place where those affected by mental illness could find support, rehabilitation, and housing in the northern suburbs. The metamorphosis from grass roots organization to serving over 250 members, with the belief never wavering in the potential of our members, has remained a focus and mission. All members are treated with dignity and respect, are challenged, participate and live as independently as possible with support from the Center and family. My Uncle is a member working on his own personal road to recovery, and I am humbled by the dedication of those who have chosen this career path-and are fortunate enough to work for such a dynamic and enriching organization as The New Foundation Center.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Seeing how my Uncle has been supported so that he is able to be the best member of society which he is able

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Find more funding, give more money, make sure that those in need are never turned away....

Role:  Board Member & I am an educator in CPS and member on the Board of Directors.