Spread the Word and Save Lives: Donate to Support Organizations Fighting the Fentanyl Crisis and Your Donations Will Be Matched

Fentanyl has been called the single deadliest drug threat our nation has ever encountered. It is, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. The staggering numbers show that in 2021 alone, 107,375 Americans died of drug overdose and poisoning, with 67% of those deaths involving synthetic opioids […]

Philanthropy Award Winner Chicago Fire Foundation Creates Safe Space for Students to Prioritize Academics, Learn Life Skills and Play Soccer

For grade school-aged children, often the best boost to their academic and social performance is the addition of an extracurricular activity to stimulate their brain and body. Sports, for example, not only engage children physically but also encourage them to work on a number of skill sets like communication and perseverance.  The importance and real […]

The Inaugural Make It Better Foundation Bay Area Philanthropy Awards: Celebrating Leaders in Healthcare, the Environment and Social Services

“Effectiveness, leadership, excellence, scalability — but most of all it is about lives made better.” These inspirational words flashed on the screen in the impactful and emotional video montage that kicked off the  Make It Better Foundation 2021 Bay Area Philanthropy Awards. The inaugural celebration, presented by the Make It Better Foundation and Make It […]

Help the Chicago Humanities Festival Stay Accessible!

Partner with Chicago Humanities Festival and Make It Better and see your gift doubled! Donate now! For nearly 30 years, the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) has brought audiences across the city together with some of the most powerful voices of our time in conversation and dialogue aimed at improving our city and communities. Working to […]