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Hope’s In Academy: Alina’s Experience

Hope’s In Academy: Alina’s Experience

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On July 16, 2019
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“As a group, we learned that with dedication and commitment, we can reach even beyond our goal to make Barrington High school plastic-free.” -Alina Khan, Sophomore at BHS Below is a reflection from Alina, a student from the first graduating class of the Hope’s In Academy. The Hope’s In Academy is a leadership development program for Freshmen in District 220. The program teaches students about nonprofit management, social impact, and leadership. Each group within the program created a service project to put their knowledge to the test. Next school year, we will welcome the second class of the Hope’s In Academy thanks to a grant from the Barrington Area Community […]
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Chicago Scholars: 35 Under 35 Making an Impact

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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Mission Accomplished: Mikayla’s Home for Hope

Mission Accomplished: Mikayla’s Home for Hope

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On March 1, 2019
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“It makes me really happy to see a family who didn’t have a nice home get the keys to a new opportunity in life. Traveling to Guatemala to provide service to these families has been so special to me. It’s hard to understand what these people are going through, unless you get to experience it and I love to meet them and really get to know their story. It’s sad that some of them haven’t always chosen the right path in life, but this house will give them a chance at making their lives better. It will mean a lot to me, but even more to the family we build […]
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Shout Out: Courtney McGovern, co-founder of nonprofit that helps families in Guatemala

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’

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

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”

“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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Chicago Financial Advisor Earns National Recognition for Philanthropy Jim Quigley is a Finalist in the 2018 Invest in Others Awards

Chicago Financial Advisor Earns National Recognition for Philanthropy Jim Quigley is a Finalist in the 2018 Invest in Others Awards

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On July 16, 2018
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“Newton, MA – July 16, 2018 – Jim Quigley, a Founder and CEO, Wealth Advisor at Barrington Wealth Management, in Chicago has been announced as one of three national finalists for the Global Impact Award as part of the twelfth annual Invest in Others Awards. Quigley is being honored for his work with Hope’s In, which will receive a $5,000 donation from the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation. If Quigley wins his category, the donation will increase to $25,000. The Invest in Others Awards program recognizes the charitable work of financial advisors and financial services firms in communities across the country and around the world. Advisors are nominated by their […]
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KidFun Photo Booth at KidFest

KidFun Photo Booth at KidFest

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On May 7, 2018
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We invite you to find your family’s photo from the Hope’s In KidFun photo booth below! ” template=”/nas/content/live/hopesin/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-carousel.php” ngg_triggers_display=”never” ngg_proofing_display=”0″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Thank you to all the families who stopped by our KidFun photo booth or kindness letter writing and drawing table at KidFest 2018! We are so excited to share the photos we took with you and also deliver your letters and drawings to the children in our 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms this summer. 
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Hope’s in Style 2018: HOPE’S IN

Hope’s in Style 2018: HOPE’S IN

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On April 12, 2018
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“Local students brought stunning fashions to life at this year’s Hope’s in Style fashion show fundraising event with nearly 300 in attendance. The exciting day featured speeches by local middle school students, raffles, auctions, a panel discussion by volunteers impacted by the program, and awards. Executive Director Courtney Quigley McGovern honored Katherinn Chamale and Laura Mazariegos from Guatemala, and Kelly Speichinger and Maureen Kozlowski with 2018 Humanitarian of the Year awards.” Read full article here. 
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