Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

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IWSE is committed to the care and early education of infants and toddlers and to supporting their families' efforts to be self-sufficient providers and effective parents.

Validators

Patrina Patrina
I have been working at Infant Welfare Society of Evanston since February 13, 2012. My job is Family Support Specialist - I go into the family's home and work with them on goals for their family. As part of achieving their goals they may need services beyond what our organization may offer. At that… More
Kim Kim
I am a Family Support Specialist at Infant Welfare Society of Evanston (IWSE). My work involves working with families to build the parent-child bond. I help the families to identify the necessary skills and make the changes they need in terms of advocating for themselves and their child. What I… More
Katie Katie
I am a Home Visitor at the Infant Welfare Society of Evanston. My job includes working with families with young children around child development and education. I also am a link to community resources for my clients. I love getting to know families on a deep level and working with them on their… More
Riunita Riunita
I am the Family Support Specialist at Infant Welfare Society of Evanston. I work with parents and their children to reach their personal goals and their child's developmental goals. In helping parents with these goals I aim to help parents become self-sufficient.What I like about my job is that I… More

Needs validated

$780of $775

Need funded!

10 supporters
Funded on 3/20/2013

Layla from Evanston, IL

Trying to rebuild after our baby's stroke

My husband needs a bed and some clothes so he can go back to work full-time. We need school clothes for our kids. More

Validated by Patrina from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$775of $775

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6 supporters
Funded on 4/4/2013

Mary from Evanston, IL

My baby was born deaf and blind; we need furniture for an empty apartment and clothes for my boys.

I am caring for my severely-handicapped son and we just got housing after being homeless. I need beds, a table, chairs and clothing for my family. More

Validated by Kim from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$450of $450

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12 supporters
Funded on 1/2/2016

Marie from Evanston, IL

I'm a single mom needing winter clothes to continue moving my family forward

My daughter and I need winter clothes to stay warm and healthy this winter. I will also use these seasonally appropriate clothes for job interviews. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$535of $500

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8 supporters
Funded on 1/15/2016

Desiree from Evanston, IL

I'm a single, working mom. A laptop will enable me to be a good student & parent!

At work & school for 60 hrs/wk so every minute with my daughter is precious. A laptop enables me to be home for dinner & finish my homework at night. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$545of $500

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12 supporters
Funded on 12/11/2015

Max Grace from Evanston, IL

Rebuilding after domestic violence! I need furniture to rebuild my kids' stability.

It feels wonderful to be putting my life back together: my kids are in school & I found a job. The only thing we're lacking is furniture for our home! More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$350of $350

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/18/2015

Hector from Evanston, IL

Working full-time & need help getting a car seat for my newborn & bed for my 2 yr old

My newborn has taken over the crib, so my toddler now needs a bed! My full-time job as a caregiver doesn’t pay enough for these big purchases. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$560of $560

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2 supporters
Funded on 1/13/2014

Samantha from Evanston, IL

I'm a young single mom in need of a computer to finish my GED & make a better life for my son

My son means the world to me & I would love to further my education to make life better for us. To do this, I need a computer for school & my future. More

Validated by Kim from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$570of $560

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10 supporters
Funded on 8/15/2014

Laniece from Evanston, IL

I'm a single mom and I need beds + clothing to pursue my goal of becoming a nurse.

I'm on the road to getting my life back in order. As I search for a job and head back to school, clothing for my son and a bed will get us started. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$450of $450

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13 supporters
Funded on 10/14/2014

Ebony from Evanston, IL

Moving to a safe & stable place for my children. Need help with the security deposit.

I've secured a housing voucher, after months of homelessness. With the deposit, my family can move to a safer place as I work to become a nurse. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$450of $450

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9 supporters
Funded on 12/15/2014

Amina from Evanston, IL

My 4 year old son is autistic. We need a tablet + software so he can communicate.

My son can use image-based programs on tablets to let me know he's hungry, tired, sick, and more. We need our own tablet so he can always communicate. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$600of $600

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/14/2014

Ebony from Evanston, IL

Help with textbooks & bus passes will get me through my last semester of college!

I'm a single mother working part-time & attending school for psychology. With textbooks & bus passes, I can stay on track towards my education goals! More

Validated by Kim from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$100of $450

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1 supporter
Funded on 7/15/2015

Hector from Evanston, IL

I work full time & am moving to an apt closer to work. My kids need beds!

My kids need beds in the new place, which I can't afford even though I work full time. This will make it easier to support my autistic son. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$700of $700

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12 supporters
Funded on 1/22/2016

Paige from Evanston, IL

I need a double stroller & warm clothing to get my kids to school safely this winter!

I'm a single mom of three. It's important that my kids can get to school safely this winter. A double stroller and winter gear will be a huge help! More

Validated by Kim from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$490of $600

Need funded!

12 supporters
Funded on 8/5/2016

Lena from Evanston, IL

Single mom going to school. I need help with a security deposit to house my family!

Working hard to complete my education & find work. One security deposit will help me move my kids into a safe home. More

Validated by Riunita from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$500of $500

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1 supporter
Funded on 6/4/2016

Tamika from Evanston, IL

I've overcome domestic violence and homelessness! My 3 kids need furniture.

After two years of being homeless, we have nothing to put in our new home! We need furniture, kitchen items and bath items. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

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