“Dr. Shankar Improves Health and Homes in Guatemala”

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On February 7, 2020
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“Shelter and access to medical care are basic necessities that are often in short supply in Guatemala. When Pediatric Hospitalist Lavanya Shankar, MD, learned of an opportunity to volunteer at medical clinic and build houses around Guatemala City with her teenage daughter, Sanjana, she jumped at the chance.   “I’ve always wanted to get involved in global health to help others in need,” says Dr. Shankar. “I’m getting a graduate degree in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety, and it goes hand-in-hand with this effort.” I also want to teach the next generation what the world is about and to help them recognize they have so much to offer.”   Last August, Dr. Shankar, […]
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“Tea With Me”

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On February 6, 2020
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“HOPE’S IN, founded by Courtney McGovern, hosted an elegant tea party to celebrate the bond between mother (and grandmother, aunt, sister, and other role models) and daughter. Guests donned fascinators, floral dresses, and smiles during the sold-out event. Funds raised during the memorable event will be used by HOPE’S IN to empower families living in Guatemala City and help develop the next generation of humanitarian leaders. hopesin.org“ Read full article here.
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“Hope’s In Mother Daughter “Tea With Me” for Families in Guatemala City”

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On November 13, 2019
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“Tea, sweet treats and light hors d’oeuvres are on the menu for the Hope’s In Tea With Me fundraiser coming up from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, November 23rd. It’s the perfect excuse to dress up and enjoy a fun afternoon as mother and daughter at Barrington’s White House! Proceeds from this event will support HOPE’S IN’s impact. Their mission is to empower families living in Guatemala City as well as help develop the next generation of humanitarian leaders. Click here to learn…” Read Full Article Here.
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“HOPE’S IN BUILDS ‘INVEST IN OTHERS’ HOME”

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On September 3, 2019
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“Shelter is the most basic of necessities, but for many, safe living conditions are in short supply. In Guatemala, the third poorest country in Latin America, more than 50% of all families live in extreme poverty, sheltering in makeshift, unsafe and unsanitary homes. Jim Quigley is helping to reverse those grim statistics…one family at a time. A Chicago-based financial advisor, Jim is the founding board member of HOPE’S IN, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering families in Guatemala City and developing the next generation of humanitarian leaders. For six years, Jim and his family have helped to build homes and provide vital services to residents living in the center of Guatemala City, […]
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Chicago Scholars: 35 Under 35 Making an Impact

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On March 22, 2019
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RECOGNIZING CHICAGO’S YOUNG PROFESSIONALS WHO ARE MAKING AN IMPACT “Chicago Scholars is excited to announce the 2019 35 under 35 Young Leaders Making an Impact. The 35 under 35 award recognizes diverse, talented young leaders in Chicago who are making an impact on their community. The 35 under 35 Awards were created in 2015 to celebrate and honor young leaders from Chicago’s civic, corporate, nonprofit, and tech industries who have demonstrated a commitment to supporting the next generation of leadership in their city. Chicago Scholars will highlight these young leaders at the 5th Annual UnTied Gala on April 26. In turn, the 35 under 35 Young Leaders will continue to invest […]
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Shout Out: Courtney McGovern, co-founder of nonprofit that helps families in Guatemala

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On January 31, 2019
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” A 2014 graduate of Barrington High School, Courtney McGovern is the executive director of HOPE’S IN, a local nonprofit she co-founded that helps families in need in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Q: What is HOPE’S IN? A: Our mission is to empower the people there and help the next generation of humanitarian leaders through our outreach efforts. In the last six years, we’ve focused on community development, such as building homes and medical clinics. We have a medical endowment that helps sustain our partner clinics in Guatemala City, and we’ve recently added a support group there for young and teen mothers. We’re also working with a local group called our […]
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HOPE’S IN Celebrates Generations of Women with ‘Tea for Me’

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On November 26, 2018
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“Yesterday the local nonprofit organization, HOPE’S IN, hosted a sold-out event, Tea With Me. The event’s goal was to celebrate women in our community while raising money for their organization. Over 90 guests attended the mother/daughter tea party for a memorable afternoon. The proceeds from the event are being used for HOPE’S IN’s new program to empower children with disabilities living in Guatemala City. Their Executive Director, Courtney McGovern, shared about the new program at Tea With Me: “This past summer we knew that as an organization we were ready to bring our hearts to more places and broaden our battle for hope in Guatemala City. We decided that as […]
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Financial Advisors and Firms Honored for Philanthropy at 12th Annual Invest in Others Awards

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On October 4, 2018
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    “The 12th annual Invest in Others Awards Gala was held on September 27, 2018, at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, Mass. Nearly 700 financial advisors and financial services executives attended the event to recognize and celebrate the charitable work of financial advisors and firms in communities across the country and around the world. “The charitable efforts of this year’s honorees stand as examples for all of us,” said Megan McAuley, Executive Director & President of Invest in Others. “We’re thrilled to not only celebrate and honor them for this work, but also help their charities make a difference in the communities they serve. Invest in Others has doubled the donation amounts […]
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“Time to get inspired by incredible advisers”

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On October 1, 2018
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“Five financial advisers and two firms won leadership awards at the 12th annual Invest in Others Awards last Thursday for their charitable initiatives and corporate philanthropy. Presented by the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation, the awards program recognized advisers in five different categories. Winners this year received $40,000 for their respective charities, and finalists received awards of $10,000. The winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award received $50,000 for his charity. The award amounts doubled for all finalists this year because of the charity’s record-setting fundraising over the year.”   Read Full Article Here. 
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