Morton Grove Foundation Announces 2012 Beneficiaries

The Morton Grove Foundation is proud to announce its grant recipients for 2012.

The Morton Grove Foundation is proud to announce its grant recipients for 2012.  Twenty-five beneficiaries have been selected to receive grants from $1,000 to $5,000.  The total amounts of the grants are dependent upon the success of the Foundation’s annual fundraiser - The Taste - which will be held on March 8, 2012, at The White Eagle in Niles, Illinois. The Taste features samplings from the area’s finest restaurants and is supported by hundreds of volunteers, local businesses and residents.

2012 grant beneficiaries are:


  • Adult Down Syndrome Center
  • American Brain Tumor Association
  • Paul Fabbri Memorial, Association of Horizon
  • Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
  • For Autistic Kids Foundation
  • Foundation for Nager and Miller Syndromes
  • Friends of the Morton Grove Forest Preserve
  • H.A.V.E. Dreams
  • Maine Center
  • Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation
  • Misericordia
  • Morton Grove Baseball & Softball Association
  • Morton Grove Days Commission
  • Morton Grove Farmers Market
  • Morton Grove Historical Society
  • Morton Grove Lions Club
  • Morton Grove Sportsman Club
  • Morton Grove Woman's Club
  • Orchard Village
  • RGA Specialized Living Center
  • Rebuilding Together
  • Shore Training Center
  • Standing Tall Charitable Foundation
  • Turning Point.


According to the Foundation’s Chair, Terry LeBeau, “The Foundation has selected organizations that directly benefit Morton Grove and the surrounding area.  This year’s beneficiaries provide needed resources for disabled children and adults, underprivileged families and community organizations within the Morton Grove area.”

The Foundation hopes to provide direct grants totaling approximately $40,000.00 this year. Despite the difficult local economy, the Foundation fundraising efforts remain strong; to date the  Foundation has raised and given away over $500,000 during its twenty-three year history. Terry Le Beau credits the generosity of area residents and business that support the Taste year after year, and notes that “as funding sources contract, local charities rely on grass root efforts of the Morton Grove Foundation to provided needed funds for their important works.”

For more information on how you can get involved in Taste 2011, please contact Terry LeBeau at 312-907-4035.

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