Little City Honored Among ‘Best of the Best’ in Midwest for Community Relations and Improving Quality of Life in Society
Little City Foundation (LCF), renowned for serving children and adults with autism and other disabilities, received this year’s Publicity Club of Chicago (PCC) Quality-of-Life and Golden Trumpet Awards
PALATINE, Ill.—May 24, 2011
With a modest budget, a noble mission and aggressive ambition, Little City last year rolled out a strategic integrated communications awareness campaign to educate and enlighten thousands of Chicagoans on the prevalence of autism and other disabilities. Early this month, the non-profit organization received two of the industry’s most prestigious accolades for the effectiveness of its efforts.
About Little City
Being a leader for 59 years, Little City continues to be inspirational and transformational in developing its 56-acre therapeutic community in Palatine. From a modest beginning of three homes and 16 residents primarily with Down syndrome, Little City has grown into a recognized leader offering a wide array of innovative services to more than 1,000 clients weekly. In addition to the Palatine location, Little City has a Community Services Office in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, adult service centers in Palatine and Waukegan, and 13 adult community homes and one children’s group home located throughout suburban Cook and DuPage Counties.
Today, Little City’s comprehensive program portfolio includes vocational training and employment placement, foster care and adoption, home-based family support, health and wellness, recreation and therapeutic activities, disability awareness and community education, a day school and an award-winning arts program. Visit www.littlecity.org.