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2015 Releases

  • 10/2/2015 – Little City’s 56th Annual Dinner Gala Raises Over $735,000
  • 6/3/2015 – Discover Financial Services Partners with Little City for Playground Rebuild
  • 4/15/2015 – Bloomingdale Denies Persons with Disabilities Right to Live in Village
  • 4/10/2015 – Little City ChildBridge Center for Education Doubles in Size

2014 Releases

  • 12/18/2014 – Local High School Student Leads Class in Giving Back
  • 11/24/2014 – Little City’s Energy Efficiency Improvements to Reduce Organization’s Utility Bills by $36,000
  • 11/14/2014 – Little City Set to Open Foglia Home with Reception
  • 11/3/2014 – Little City Announces Grand Opening of the Duffey Family Children’s Village
  • 10/30/2014 – Little City 2014 “Make a Difference Day” Brings New Look for the Center for Employment and Business Opportunities
  • 10/28/2014 – Little City 2014 Annual Dinner Gala Raises $325,000 in Celebration of the Center for Employment and Business Opportunities
  • 7/15/2014 – Little City Receives Grant from Million Dollar Round Table Foundation
  • 7/3/2014 – Longest-Running Charity Golf Tournament–Little City Invitational–Honors Joe Adams of McGladrey
  • 6/10/2014 – Little City Adds Chief Marketing Officer
  • 6/9/2014 – Little City Welcomes New Chief Development Officer
  • 5/21/2014 – Parent Family Group at Little City Raises Money for Individuals with Autism and Other Disabilities at Golf Tournament
  • 5/7/2014 – Little City’s Center for the Arts Receives Distinguished Service Award from The Arc of Illinois
  • 4/28/2014 – Little City Earns Three-Year Accreditation for Services to Individuals with Autism and Other Disabilities
  • 4/22/2014 – Little City’s 5th Annual Food Frenzy Raises Funds for Children with Disabilities in Foster Care and Adoption Program
  • 4/3/2014 – Little City Documentary–Share My Kingdom–to be Featured in International Film Festival
  • 4/2/2014 – Little City Shares iPad Apps that Benefit Children with Autism
  • 2/13/2014 – Poker Tournament & Casino Night to Raise Funds for Individuals with Disabilities at Little City

2013 Releases

  • 11/25/2013 – Little City 2013 Annual Dinner Gala Raises Nearly $450,000 in Celebration of The Duffey Family Children’s Village
  • 10/23/2013 – Hot Chocolate Walk for Little City Provides Family Fun While Supporting Individuals with Disabilities
  • 9/26/2013 – “Share My Kingdom” Documentary Showcases Artistic Work by Individuals with Disabilities
  • 6/27/2013 – Little City Invitational Golf Tournament Sets Fundraising Record at Over $500,000
  • 5/28/2013 – Little City Honors Kent P. Dauten at 50th Golf Invitational in Long Grove
  • 4/25/2013 – Arists from Little City Featured at Intuit–Exclusive Outsider Art Museum
  • 2/26/2013 – Little City Hosts First-Ever Poker Tournament & Casino Night
  • 1/14/2013 – John and Becky Duffey Make $1 Million Leadership Gift to Little City to Advance Quality of Life for Children with Autism

2012 Releases

  • 11/06/2012 – Little City Honors Motorola Solutions Foundation for Dedication to Employment of Individuals with Disabilities
  • 10/18/2012 – Little City Artists Spotlighted at Prestigious Rockford Art Museum until January
  • 09/25/2012 – Little City Chosen for Famous Hot Chocolate Walk in November
  • 09/04/2012 – Volunteers Needed to Help Raise Necessary Funds for Children and Adults with Disabilities at Little City
  • 08/30/2012 – Golfers Help Raise Over $270,000 for Children and Adults with Disabilities at Little City
  • 06/26/2012 – Second Longest Running Golf Tournament in Illinois–Little City Invitational–will Benefit Individuals with Autism
  • 05/29/2012 – Little City and Neiman Marcus to Preview Trends and Raise Awareness for Individuals with Disabilities at Fashion Show Benefit on June 8
  • 05/16/2012 – Little City Recognized as FIRST Agency in Illinois to Receive HRC Seal of Recognition
  • 05/1/2012 – Little City Board Gains New Director and Advisors
  • 04/20/2012 – Little City’s Agency-Wide “Green” Initiative Provides Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities
  • 03/08/2012 – Students with Autism Benefit from iPads at Little City’s Therapeutic Day School

2011 Releases

  • 12/29/2011 – >Little City Elects New Slate of Officers
  • 12/06/2011 – Little City Launches ‘I am my own Hero’ Campaign and Highlights Heroic Abilities
  • 11/22/2011 – Honorable Pat Quinn, Toni Preckwinkle, Richard Daley and Bill Kurtis Applaud Chicagoans for Supporting Little City
  • 11/07/2011 – Little City Congratulates Chicago Legend on “Bill Kurtis Day” who will Host Upcoming Gala this Saturday at the Shedd
  • 09/15/2011 – Little City to Expand Therapeutic Campus Thanks to Nearly 500 Volunteers from Discover
  • 08/25/2011 – Little City Artists to Exhibit in London
  • 08/02/2011 – Little City Receives Top Honor for Chicagoland Marketing and Advertising Campaign
  • 07/20/2011 – Little City Recognizes State Senator Matt Murphy with Prestigious Award for Leadership and Support to People with Disabilities
  • 07/13/2011 – Little City Artists Exhibit Talents at the Health in the Arts Clinic Gallery
  • 06/27/2011 – Little City’s Center for Health & Wellness Celebrates its First Year of Outstanding Accomplishments
  • 05/24/2011 – Little City Honored Among ‘Best of the Best’ in Midwest for Community Relations and Improving Quality of Life in Society
  • 05/19/2011 – Prestigious Little City Invitational Golf Tournament Seeks Players, Sponsorships for June Event Supporting People with Disabilities
  • 05/12/2011 – Little City Foundation to Open Leading-Edge Therapeutic Day School Advancing Students with Autism
  • 03/29/2011 – Little City Foundation Earns Highest Industry Accreditation for Services to Children and Adults with Disabilities
  • 03/03/2011 – Renowned 2011 Little City Book Fair Scheduled for August 19-21 at Harper College Gymnasium
  • 03/02/2011 – 48th Annual LCI Golf Tournament Changes Date but Goals Remains the Same
  • 03/01/2011 – Little City YPG Partners with Leading Chicago Restaurants for People with Disabilities
  • 02/08/2011 – Little City Foundation Refreshes Logo in Response to Changing Disability Landscape
  • 02/08/2011 – Little City Foundation Partners with Neiman Marcus and others to Support Children and Adults with Autism in Chicago

“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