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60th Annual Dinner Gala an Evening to Remember

CHICAGO – Little City celebrated its 60th anniversary in style Saturday at The Drake Hotel, raising well over $500,000 for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The elegant event attended by 320 people honored the pioneers of Little City and the incredible growth of the nonprofit into one of the nation’s premier service providers for … read more

Discover and Chicago Cares Volunteers Create Field of Dreams

Little City has its own field of dreams thanks to a team of hard-working volunteers from Discover. After years of deterioration, Little City’s softball field received the restoration it needed thanks to more than 200 Discover employees that arrived with enthusiasm to volunteer valuable time at Little City on Sept. 26. The project required a … read more

Foster Team Makes Graduation Dream Come True

  If it takes a village to raise a child, it certainly helps for the village to have a Chikiya “CeCe” Jones. Chikiya, a family stabilization specialist at Little City, plays an essential role in the foster care program, making sure children adjust to their new families, stay on track and are equipped for the … read more

Shop to your heart’s content while supporting Little City

By shopping through iGive.com and making Little City your charity of choice, the merchants you shop online at this holiday season and throughout the year will donate a percentage of the sale to us. It all adds up, with donation percentages ranging from 1.6% at online stores like Bloomingdales and Walmart, to 5.2% at Chicago … read more

Little City Hero: Syed

Syed is one of the many remarkable children that reside at Little City’s ChildBridge Center for Group-Home Living. His enthusiasm and upbeat personality cannot go unnoticed. Today, we’d like to share one of his inspiring stories. On April 23, Syed went in for a scheduled operation at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital … read more

Little City Shares iPad Apps that Benefit Children with Autism

Children with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities have been increasing their skills by utilizing different applications on iPads throughout the school year at Little City’s ChildBridge Center for Education. In honor of Autism Awareness Month, Little City is sharing apps that benefit children with autism and other disabilities. These apps have helped individuals … read more

Hot Chocolate Walk

Hot Chocolate Walk for Little City

Join us Sunday, November 3 at the Hot Chocolate Walk for Little City! Support Little City while enjoying chocolate fondue and hot chocolate at the greatest post-race party!  The Hot Chocolate Walk for Little City is a family event, with many fun post-race activities for children of all ages including a large Kid Zone and … read more

AT&T Helped Light the City Blue

Today, autism affects one out of 50 children throughout the nation. Over 80 percent of children at Little City have pervasive developmental disabilities, including autism, Asperger syndrome and other diagnoses on the autism spectrum. Last April, Little City raised awareness surrounding autism as they worked to “Light the City Blue.” Throughout the month of April, … read more

Light the City Blue - Autism Awareness

Light the City Blue

APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day Join us as we “Light the City Blue” and raise awareness for autism. Here’s how you can get involved in: -Install Blue light bulbs                             -Share the Light the City Blue logo on your Facebook page -Wear Blue clothing                                   -Print our flyer and post … read more

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“Little City uses an affirming message – that it’s a good world, there’s a place for my kids in the world and Little City will help them find it.”

Rachel, mother of children receiving home-based support services