Join our Inspiring Change Giving Circle
Our Inspiring Change Giving Circle is a dedicated community of changemakers who make an annual commitment of $1,000 or more in support of CIS of Chicago’s vital work that keeps students on track to graduation. Students who graduate from high school are healthier, safer, and more economically secure—this has a ripple effect that enhances all of our lives. 100% of your contribution will help to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and succeed in life.


o Recognition on Inspiring Change webpage
o Recognition in annual report
o Insider access to a CIS expert panel discussion
o Exclusive quarterly newsletter
o Invitation to see our work in action
o Invitation to an exclusive event for Changemakers
o Digital “Changemaker” badge



Allows us to connect enrichment opportunities to an entire grade for a full school year



Provides case-management for one student for a year



Provides a virtual support group for students for 10 weeks


Mark Affolter

Donald Bielinski

Rita Spitz and David Blears

Judy Chernick

Brad and Katie Cohen

Pam and Dan Davis

Janel Daley and Charlie Gruber

Kent and Elizabeth Dauten

Jeff and April Diehl

Cameron Docter

Dan and Nicole Drexler

Steve and Alison Dry

Ellen Rudnick and Paul Earle

Charles Edelstein

Bob and Rose Fealy

Andrew and Jennifer Friedman

David Goldman

Gregory and Nora Hedges

Dorothy and Jack Jiganti

Candice M. Johnson

Andrew and Suzie Kassof

Andrew and Samantha Kessel

John Kos

Rocco and Roxanne Martino

Alvin Marley

Dan Rosenbloom

Matt and Julie Simon

Marc Strongin

Steven and Jodi Taub

Katherine Wanner

Edward and MaryAnn Wood

Thank you for your consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Dave Cotugno at or Marianne Woodward at