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Group ‘furnishes’ hope to low-income families on the next “Community with Marie Lazzara”

  Do you have some furniture that you’re not using? Marie Lazzara might have the answer as she will interview a representative from Sharing Connections in Downers Grove. Sharing Connections provides furniture and household items to low-income families helping them transform a bare apartment or house into a home. Most of the families that this […]

Chicago organization provides office services to nonprofits is the next topic on “Community with Marie Lazzara”

It’s a new year and Marie has guests lined up for 2014. On this edition, Marie will interview David McConnell, Board Chair and Chief Financial Officer for the Back Office Cooperative. The Back Office Cooperative (BOC) is a Chicago-based, not-for-profit organization that seeks to improve the performance of the human services sector by leveraging scale […]

Mutual Ground and Local Molly Maid Business Help Victims Escape Domestic Violence—“Community”

  Join Marie Lazzara and her guest co-host Tim Padgett for the last show in 2013 as theyl interview Michelle Meyer, Executive Director of Mutual Ground, a nonprofit that provides a safety net of services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault while on their journeys toward becoming survivors. Also joining Michelle is Ray […]

Neurofibromatosis Network is the next guest on “Community”

  Marie will interview Kim Bischoff, Executive Director of the Neurofibromatosis Network in Wheaton. Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes tumor growth. The network is the leading national organization advocating for federal funding for NF research and the development of local NF organizations. To ask questions or give comments, call (323) 580-5755. Listen: Visit […]

Consultant helps nonprofits create fundraising goals–“Community”

  Marie and her guest co-host Tim Padgett will interview David Terrill of Terrill Consulting in Elmhurst. For over 30 years, Terrill’s firm collaborates with nonprofit leaders to unleash the philanthropic potential of their prospects and donors to advance each organization’s mission. Terrill will talk about how he helps nonprofits attain these goals.   To […]

Angel Flight Central Gives Patients Free Travel to their Medical Destinations—“Community”

Marie and her guest co-host Tim Padgett will interview Brendan Sneegas, Director of Outreach and Development for Angel Flight Central, located in Kansas City. Joining Brendan will be Steve D. Pearson, past president of AFC’s Board of Trustees and a volunteer pilot from Wheaton. Since 1995, AFC with the help of over 400 volunteer pilots, […]

Community Welcomes Organization That Makes Prom Dreams Come True for Girls

On the Nov. 14 edition of “Community,” Marie and her guest co-host Tim Padgett will interview Gina Davalos, Director of Princess Closet, a nonprofit which helps teenage girls who couldn’t afford a dress and accessories to attend prom. The nonprofit receives donations of hundreds of formal dresses, shoes and accessories three months before prom. The […]

Purchasing Tickets for Worthy Causes is the subject for “Community”

Marie and her guest co-host Tim Padgett will interview Annette Koch who is the business development person with, a local business which encourages visitors to purchase tickets for concerts, live performances and certificates with up to 100 percent of the proceeds going toward nonprofits of their choice. Annette will be joined by Natalia Mercado, […]

Helping nonprofits and job seekers are the topics for “Community”

Marie and her guest co-host Tim Padgett will interview Michael R. Sitrick, Director of Development and Stanley Y. Starrett, Committee Member with the DuPage Community Foundation. The Foundation was created in 1986 to benefit the residents of DuPage County, Illinois. It receives contributions and bequests into a permanent endowment that continues to grow and help […]

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