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Thank You for Making Bright Futures Ball 2017 a Huge Success!

Leona Benion delivers her speech at the Envision Bright Futures Ball 2017, accompanied by Envison Arts Consultant Monika Neuland. Photo by Michael Courier

On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff, and most importantly, the people served by Envision Unlimited, THANK YOU for supporting our 2017 Bright Futures Ball. Our annual event was tremendous fun for all 350 of us in attendance, but it was also a tremendous evening for advancing the choice, independence, and inclusive opportunities for people with […]

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Florence O’Donnell’s Story Featured by DNAinfo

We are thrilled to share this profile of Envision client Florence O’Donnell – who recently paid off the mortgage on her lakefront condo – and staff members Bettye Dorsey and Donna Ennis, who have supported her along the way. “It’s great. … It’s peaceful,” Florence told DNAinfo Rogers Park & Edgewater. “I do just about everything […]

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Marvin Young: An Artist in Demand

“I am thinking about what the next big painting may be. This time it will be more people. Sitting people this time. Last time I painted people they were all standing. Now I want it to be sitting and talking.” – Marvin Young When Envision Unlimited took over a day center from another agency that […]

Call to Action

Send our Clients Out for Last Summer Fun!

The Envision Foster Care Program is conducting a Foster-Care T-shirt fundraiser!  Feel free to purchase shirts for your family & friends, for birthdays and first-day-of-school-wear! All proceeds will be used to sponsor our clients on a trip to Raging Waters before the summer comes to a close!  Please contact Sylvia Woods-Thomas for more information – (773) 358-6942 […]

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Thank You for Making the 20th Annual Goose Open a Tremendous Success!

What a great day on the green as Envision Unlimited’s Board Members, Host Committee, and supporters gathered for the 20th Annual Goose Open Golf Outing! All proceeds from this event to go support the 1,200 children and adults with intellectual and development disabilities served by our programs and services. Together, we’re working to create a […]

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ComEd Honors Energy Force Ambassadors

In June, we announced that Deanna Everhart was selected as a ComEd Energy Force Ambassador . On August 1st Deanna and Envision staff members attended a special breakfast hosted by ComEd in honor of their Energy Force Ambassadors. It was an exciting time for Deanna to be inducted into the program as it was the […]

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Westtown Artist Residency Project

We are excited to announce that the Weaving Mill, in partnership with Envision’s Westtown Artist Residency Project, is welcoming three visiting artists who will work with clients this summer. This collaboration is made possible by Propeller Fund , an organization that supports small, self-sustained artist organizations to engage with a Chicago’s larger artistic community. These […]

Events

Envision Unlimited at Access Chicago 2016

Envision Unlimited proudly participated in Access Chicago 2016, an annual exposition at Navy Pier sponsored by the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD). The event was buzzing with vendors and exhibitors with a wide variety of innovative products, services and programs, as well as recreational activities, all designed for people with disabilities. Envision Unlimited exhibited […]

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Story of Deanna Everhart

We recently shared a post about Deanna Everhart’s new role as ComEd’s Ambassador and her current accomplishments. The story below was featured in this year’s Annual Report, and gives you a picture of her progress up to date! Deanna Everhart remembers vividly what it was like to be picked on as a child. Called “slow” […]

 
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