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For 125 years, Northwestern Settlement has served its Chicago neighbors through a variety of programs that nurture, educate and inspire the American dream. Learn how we fulfill this mission.


News from the Settlement

Help us raise $50,000 on Facebook this Giving Tuesday

Facebook and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are teaming up for matching campaign on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28th. Find out how you can help the Settlement!

View Northwestern Settlement's 2016-2017 Annual Report

Read about our programs' impact this year, as well as developments including the opening of our Family CARES Center and Rowe Elementary School's project with the cast of Hamilton. View the report here.

The Belna Reyes Family Fund

An endowment fund at Northwestern Settlement in honor of Belna Reyes will recognize her long devotion to the Settlement and its community. The fund will provide ongoing support into the future for our Food Pantry and Support Services. Each year, earnings of the fund will be provide assistance to families at the Settlement. Learn more here.

Rowe Elementary is the perfect fit for my family

A mother of three scholars reflects on why she chose Rowe Elementary School for her children, two of whom have special needs, and how Rowe supports her family. Read more here.

House In The Wood Gala Featured in Daily North Shore

North Shore Board President Amy O'Donnell and House In The Wood Gala co-chairs Vicki Kastory, Tina Barr, and Melissa Corley discuss the upcoming event and the board's efforts in supporting House In The Wood Camp. Read the article here.

Save the Date for Style Under The Stars: November 16, 2017

The Winnetka Board presents its annual fashion show fundraiser, featuring wine, delicious food, vignettes by local merchants, runway fashion show, and an exciting raffle. Learn more here.

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