How $1,000 Can Change the World

A donation of $1,000 to a nonprofit may not seem like a huge contribution. But, if 500 women get together and they each donate $1,000, they can make a really significant difference for organizations doing important work in the community. That is exactly how Impact 100 Chicago operates. The organization is made up of 500 […]

Marybeth Lernihan and Impact 100 Chicago

Some 26 years after leaving the workforce to care for her children, Marybeth Lernihan of Barrington sought a new opportunity in life. After a visit to Cincinnati to see an old college friend, Marybeth discovered Impact 100, a national organization that was founded there. Impact 100 is made up of at least 100 members, who […]

Chicago Lights Wins Grant at Impact 100 Chicago Event

Imagine being given the chance to receive a $100,000 grant for a work project that’s near and dear to your heart. That plus the added pressure of having it hinge on one final presentation, with the results announced on the spot. Impact 100 Chicago gave its first $100,000 grant to Chicago Lights at an event […]