We are pleased to announce that the HPCF Board has approved a second round of emergency grants, totaling $60,350, to address urgent needs arising from the Coronavirus outbreak.
The money has been awarded to 17 organizations that serve Highland Park and Highwood children, families, and seniors. The funds will be used immediately to help vulnerable members of our community with
- food and essential basic needs for babies, children and adults
- household items as well as rental and utility assistance for families and individuals, including victims of domestic violence
- webcams, mobile devices, software upgrades, and funding to support mental health tele-services for youth and adults and virtual programming for individuals with special needs
- PPE supplies
- affordable legal services in the areas of housing, domestic violence, and immigration
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