Our Supporters

Heartfelt thanks to our donors who ensure the futures of our children, families, and communities are bright. The following individuals, corporations, and foundations gave between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

*Indicates a first time donor. We welcome you to the CYC family and offer a special thank you for joining the movement to ignite change by investing in CYC’s youth.

To view our Loyal Donors and the complete list of our 2016-17 CYC donors, please see pages 18-25 in our 2016-2017 Annual Report.

Children's champion circle

Polk Bros. Foundation

African American Legacy*
Alvin H. Baum Family Fund
The Crown Family
Francis Beidler Foundation
Wintrust Commercial Banking


Bowman C. Lingle Trust
Bright Promises Foundation*
Charlie and Bobbie Denison
Dixie Adams Erwin and Richard Erwin
Julius N. Frankel Foundation
Kemper Educational and Charitable Fund
NBCUniversal Foundation*
Rivers Casino
Roger Shores and Cyndy Lyons

A.G. Cox Charity Trust
Association of Legal Administrators*
The Barker Welfare Foundation
Chicago Foundation for Women*
Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities*
Eugene DeRamus and Patricia Crumley
Anne and Jim Doherty
Elite Island Resorts
Sondra Berman Epstein
Anne C. Haffner
Jeff and Patti Heh*
Helen Brach Foundation
Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Michael and Rosalind Keiser
William J. Kelley, Jr. and Heather Kelley
Judy L. Macior
The Marmon Group LLC
Morgan Stanley Foundation
The Northern Trust Company
Northwestern University
Prince Charitable Trusts
Raymond James Financial, Inc.
Raymond L. and Ann Rusnak
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Tyson Foods Inc.
Thomas and Rebecca Vander Veen
Edward A. Wiertel, Jr. and Laura Wiertel
Xerox Corporation
Zakat Foundation of America

B & D Foundation
Gabor and Sarah Balassa
Francis and Prudence Beidler
BMO Harris Bank
Bradford Renaissance Portraits Corp.
Centra Marketing and Communications*
Chauncey and Marion D. McCormick Family Foundation
The Cozen O'Connor Foundation Inc.
Matty de Castro and Kristin France de Castro
Phil and Cindy Doherty
Epsilon Economics
Daniel M. and Linda Feeney
First Midwest Bank
Mark and Lynne Florian
Frank & Karen Ptak Family Foundation
Golub Capital*
John and Linda Hillman
Hub International Midwest Ltd
Kovler Family Foundation
Mariana Systems
Latham & Watkins LLP*
Richard and Jahna Lindsay-Jones
Charles and Lindsey McCaleb
Morgan Stanley
Brian Morris and Jacquelyn F. Ptak*
Abby O'Neil
Plante Moran*
Frank and Maureen Riordan
River West Brands*
Stephen M. and Carol Slavin
Katie and Kent Swick
The Thompson Family Fund
The TJX Companies, Inc.
Union Tank Car Company
John Walker*
Steven B. Weinstein
William Blair & Company LLC
Winston & Strawn LLP
Joyce and Hank Wisniewski


Vytas and Cecilia Ambutas
Antares Capital, LP
Jay A. Beidler and Deborah Witzburg
Stephen S. Beitler*
Chicago Tribune
Chicago White Sox
Brian Coffman
Comcast Corporation
John Corvino and Beth Byster Corvino
Marc Cosentino
Patrick and Cory DeLacey
The Donnelley Foundation
John and Debra Dvorak
Zach Egan*
Robert Fullerton and Ellen C. Fullerton*
George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities
Google Inc.
Iris and Martin Gradman
GCM Grosvenor
Heartland Solutions Group Inc.
InterPark, LLC*
Jefferies LLC*
Kirkland & Ellis LLP*
Robert Kohl and Clark Pellett
John and Karen Kurkowski
Mark Mandich
Miller Shakman & Beem LLP
My Private Chef
Amy Weiss Narea and Vincent Narea
NXT Capital
Sanjay B. Patel and Anjana A. Pillai
Peoples Gas
James M. Reilly
William A. Shiner*
Steven Soehn*
Harrison and Lois Steans
Terri Race Educational Technology Fund
Mark Thomann*
Robert Toma*
United Conveyor Foundation
Anna Wermuth and Alex Gillmor
Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP

Amalgamated Bank of Chicago
Brian and Dana Anderson*
Kris Anderson*
Delbert and Barbara Arsenault
Laura and Allen Ashley
Richard W. Ashley, III and Sharon Ashley
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP
William Barry
John Barsella*
Nick and Nancy Berberian
Rachel Bishop*
Bomher Family Foundation*
Phil Brown*
Roger O. Brown
Christopher Butler*
CA Ventures
Marsha Campbell
Chicago Sport and Social Club*
Cinespace Chicago Film Studios*
Thomas Cole*
Arun Das*
David and Sherri Dees
DLA Piper
Ebert Fine Art Portraiture*
Emily S. Hulbert Fund
Enterprise Holdings Foundation
Josh A. Estrada and Molly Wahlberg*
Exelon Foundation
FCI Construction, Inc.
Stephanie Feeney
FIRST Illinois Robotics
Geraldi Norton Foundation
James and Louise Glasser
Michael Glazier
William and Patricia Hagenah
Neil Hayes
Greg and Mary Hayes
Timothy and Jocelyn Hirsch*
Tom Hoban
Jeffrey and Sandra Jelm*
Mark and Mary Ann Kaufman
Howard J. Kirschbaum
Kristin and Bill Krogstie
Gordon Lang, Jr. and Clara Lang
Laurie E. Lawton and Jacob Berlinski
Larry Luna*
Diane M. Lyons*
MacLean-Fogg Company
John and Sherry Malusa
James and Jean McClung
John Q. McKinnon
Scott and Dayna Merrow
Matt Milich
Christopher Miller and Amanda Miller
Barbara J. Mosacchio
Charles J. and Meryl Lyn Moss
Vanessa M. Murphy
New Frontiers Foundation
Michael Newell
Michael T. O'Connor
Brad and Amy O'Dell
Pajeau Children's Foundation
Michael Paleczny
Paper Tiger*
Pearlmark Real Estate
Pepsico Foundation Inc.
Jill Podgorski*
Michael and Elaine Pritchett
Benjamin J. Randall
Harold Rees
Jeff W. Hickey and Annette M. Rehmke
Al and Cheri Reid
Renee and Edward Ross Foundation
Dave Richter*
Ross and Lauren Rocklin
Daniel M. Romano
Susan Rosborough
Jeffrey and Debbie Ross
Samuel Weinstein Family Foundation
James Santos
John and Barbara Schornack
Steven Schulwolf and Beth Schulwolf*
Sean Scott and Hilary Bishop Scott
Virginia Seggerman
Semper Fi  Land Services
Servpro of Bedford Park
Theodore Seyfarth
Shure Incorporated
Peter Silverman
Jack Silverman
John Simons*
Thomas Staunton
Carrie Steyer*
Sword Family Foundation*
Richard and Anne Taft
Arlene Tillotson
Katharine Tillotson
University of Chicago
Dick VanKoughnett and Katherine Erwin
Daniel and Emily Weber
Wines For Humanity
Robert A. Wislow

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