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About Health Education and Relief Foundation (HEAR)

HEAR’s mission is to invest in and help develop small, well-designed programs that bring about permanent change in people’s lives, communities, and environments.  HEAR programs are developed with the goal of creating clear, demonstrable impact and measures of success. Each program empowers those in need and helps them gain independence.

Guests at Bags for Books 2015

Thank you for supporting Bags for Books!

YOU are making a difference!

A big thank you to all who came out or supported the 2nd Annual Bags for Books Event hosted by the HEAR Associate Board on Saturday, April 2nd at Chop Shop and 1st Ward Events in Wicker Park.  With over $2,000 raised for the Associate Board Scholarship, we are well on our way to our total fundraising goal for the year. The event was a blast, and that’s with crazy Chicago weather doing what it does best. If the sideways snow kept you from coming out, click below to find out about other upcoming opportunities to support HEAR and have fun in the process!

The HEAR Foundation invests in projects that create permanent change in people’s lives, communities, and environments.  The Associate Board has chosen to focus its efforts on education, and their events raise scholarship funds to help deserving Chicago area students achieve their dream of attending college. A big thank you again goes to the Chop Shop for hosting the event and donating some of the delicious drinks as well as one of the raffle prizes, SweetWater Brewing Co, and our prize donors Live Nation, Beam Suntory, Gold Coast Plastic Surgery and everyone who came and had fun for a cause! We couldn’t do it without you!

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