November 2014 eNewsletter

Though there are still nearly six weeks left of 2014, the weather outside seems determined to push us into the depths of winter as early as possible. Here at LAF, though, we are feeling warm and toasty as we think over the last year and consider all the things we’re thankful for.  This month alone,…

Join the #GivingTuesday Party at our Virtual Gala!

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, December 2nd is #GivingTuesday, a national movement to celebrate philanthropy and service, through raising funds and raising awareness. You’re invited to #GTatLAF -LAF’s Virtual Gala for Giving Tuesday 2014 – a lively evening of nothing at all! Kick off the end-of-year giving season with a stress-free party, and join LAF at…

Pieces of the Puzzle

LAF has five Task Forces designed to bring staff from across practice groups together to work on expanding and enhancing services to specific populations. Throughout October, Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Domestic Violence Task Force hosted a series of events designed to raise awareness around domestic violence, its effects on our clients and ourselves, and…

Keeping a Soldier “Mission Ready” for Veterans’ Day

On November 11th, we celebrate Veterans’ Day.  At LAF, we are particularly proud of the work we do to protect veterans and their families just as they have dedicated their lives to protecting our own.  In honor of Veterans’ day, we’re sharing our one of our favorite veterans stories here: Jake, a member of the Illinois National Guard, has been living in…