Lincoln Park Zoo: Project notes + updates

Lincoln Park Zoo

As part of our #AnimalRescue and #ChicagoStrong programming, we are joyfully supporting Lincoln Park Zoo! The zoo is a wonderful place, filled with memories from childhood and the early days from our current time in Chicago. It’s simply a thrill to support this place. But then, when you learn about the amazing work that goes…

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Animal Rescue / Project notes + updates

animal rescue

Animal rescue has been at the forefront of our mission + purpose since day one of this foundation. What has been exciting is to see how our focus has evolved! Out of the gate, we were about rescuing dogs, having rescued several dogs ourselves (that’s our Lily above). But over time, especially with our work…

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Operation Fierce Kindness: Our 2021 projects (regularly updated)

What follows is our evolving project list for calendar year 2021, otherwise known as Operation Fierce Kindness. These projects are centered around our four foundational pillars: literacy, dementia/Alzheimer’s, animal rescue, and crisis relief, as well as our #ChicagoStrong program (of which several of these projects will overlap). This post will update as projects are added,…

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Shedd Aquarium: Project notes + updates

Shedd Aquarium

We are thrilled to partner with, and support, Shedd Aquarium! Go here to learn more about this amazing place! Like you, I use to think a place like this was about dolphin shows and a bunch of really cool-looking fish in large tanks. But as I’ve truly gotten to know this place and its people,…

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PUPDATE: Bheem the Puppy has been adopted!

Our goal was to raise $5,600 to cover Bheem’s surgeries. This covered the costs of both of surgeries, and we did it! Many thanks to all who donated and helped Bheem move forward with his much deserved, happy and healthy life! And now, for even more great news…Bheem has found his furever home! Bheem has…

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Thank you for helping Bheem the Puppy walk again!

Our goal was to raise $5,600 to cover Bheem’s surgeries. This covered the costs of both of surgeries, and we did it! Many thanks to all who donated and helped Bheem move forward with his much deserved, happy and healthy life! BHEEM’S STORY In Hindi, Bheem means “mighty,” and that he is! Bheem has had a…

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Help us help Bheem the Puppy walk again!

In Hindi, Bheem means “mighty,” and that he is! Bheem has had a heartbreaking, gut wrenching beginning. He lost both of his front paws after being run over by a train at the tender age of just eight weeks while living on the streets in India. When Bheem was eight months old, Animal House Shelter (“AHS”) located in Huntley, IL, coordinated…

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Help Bheem the Puppy Walk Again!

We are proud to announce our fundraising campaign to provide medical care for Bheem the Puppy! In Hindi, Bheem means “mighty,” and that he is! Bheem has had a heartbreaking, gut wrenching beginning. He lost both of his front paws after being run over by a train at the tender age of just eight weeks while living on the streets…

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