2015 Fall Newsletter

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Season’s Greeting

Another holiday season is quickly approaching, and Community Services Foundation would like to take this time to simply say “thank you”: thank you to all those who gave their time, their support, and their contributions to all three of our agencies over the last year. Without supporters like you, we
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2014 Annual Report

FY2014 was marked by many changes for Community Services Foundation (CSF) including updating business operations, new wealth management portfolios, new website design, and greater commitment to its members.  Please see our website www.csfil.org for our detailed report.
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CSF Welcomes Carl LaMell

This past June, Community Services Foundation welcomed their newest member to the Board of Directors, Carl La Mell.  Carl has worked in the field of individuals with disabilities for thirty-six years and, since 1996, has served as the President of Clearbrook, an agency that serves over 7,000 children and adults
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MuseFest Success for CTF Illinois

CTF Illinois is proud to announce the success of its very first MuseFest, which was held on June 20, 2015.  MuseFest was created to celebrate local art, artists, music, and entertainment in the Charleston, IL area.  What’s unique about this event?  MuseFest was planned, organized, and hosted by individuals with developmental
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Individuals find their Voice through Creating

For the past two years, Joan Nowak has been leading a group of consumers in learning new skills to create various handmade products on Wednesday mornings.  The group creates baskets, ornaments, wreaths, and other handmade goods and is tailored to fit all individuals’ skill levels.  Along with Joan, SCS staff
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Quilts, Pillows, Wreaths, and Painting

Individuals at SCS have been learning how to paint, quilt, sew, make pillows, and hone in on other skills for more than four years now thanks to Lynn Burke, who leads a team of volunteers on Wednesdays and Thursdays for her Fine Arts Group.  The group meets twice a week
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LifeStyles Academy Opens New Advocacy Center

LifeStyles Academy Opens New Advocacy Center Community Services Foundation (CSF) is pleased to announce that our newest member agency, LifeStyles Academy (LSA), was awarded a grant from the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities this past spring. The funding will be used to launch LSA’s Advocacy Center, where individuals with developmental disabilities
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Make A Match

Community Services Foundation (CSF) is excited to announce their 13th annual Make A Match Campaign which will take place from November 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.  Since 2002, CSF has partnered with our local community of friends, family, and supporters, in order to double the donations provided to our
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