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Faces of Hope

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On June 13, 2024, we will celebrate Association House's 125th anniversary at Faces of Hope, honoring the people and spirit of hope that fuels our work in advancing health, education, and economic opportunity for the most vulnerable among us.

As we mark this significant milestone, we invite you to join us in reflecting on the impactful journey of Association House, showcasing the people who have been the driving force to uplift and empower our community.

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Join Us in Celebrating 125 Years!

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Event Details

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Spirit of Hope Honorees

As we celebrate our 125 anniversary, we are recognizing dedicated staff and volunteers with 25+ years of service to Association House and its mission.

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Dreaming about your Miami beach getaway? White sandy beaches and crystal blue waters await you at the McAlpin Hotel – a Hilton Grand Vacations resort – for up to (5) nights and for up to (4) people. Located on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach’s world-renowned Art Deco District. 


Only 100 chances are available to win this exceptional vacation opportunity! 

Winner does not have to be present to win.

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Win a Miami Getaway!

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Meet Shaquitta, a dedicated professional and leader who walked into Association House five years ago seeking a stable career. She joined our Financial Careers Training program and accepted a position at TCF Bank, now Huntington Bank, all within the same year.


Shaquitta currently serves as Huntington's Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager. She also leads the African American Business Resource Group in Illinois and Wisconsin for Huntington Bank. 

Shaquitta continues to visit Association House as a volunteer, sharing her experience with students in our program as well asparticipating in hiring fairs and other volunteer events. 

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Featured Participant Speaker

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Honorary Chair

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News anchor, Hernán Fratto will emcee the evening’s festivities. Fratto is seen daily on Noticiero Telemundo Chicago, where he reports on the latest and most important news for viewers in the Chicago area.

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State Representative Jiménez began her career by mobilizing families to advocate for improved wages, enhanced educational opportunities, and the protection of our communities rights at Association House.

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Meet Our Emcee

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Get Involved

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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Unable to join us in person? You can still support Association House's mission through our donation form.

Click the button below and write "Faces of Hope" in the comments to make your impact today! 

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