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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.

Scholarship Chair Dr. Pollina speaking at the 2016 Award Ceremony

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The 2016 HEAR Scholarship Award Ceremony

12 wonderful young men and women were inducted into the HEAR Family of Scholars at last week’s 2016 Award Ceremony. With scholars and families, friends and supporters, a total of 75 guests shared a lovely evening of celebrating past and future accomplishments.

We are excited to see what the next few years will bring – not just for our new scholars, but for our entire family of 32 active and 7 graduated HEAR Scholars. Our keynote speaker, Cook County Commissioner John P. Daley joined us for the second year in a row and set a wonderful tone for the night. He reminded us that the future is looking bright in these scholars’ capable hands!

Click below to see pictures of the evening, and visit our Events page to see what’s next!

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