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Faces of Hope

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Event Details

Held in June each year, Faces of Hope celebrates the people and spirit of hope that fuels Association House's work in advancing health, education, and economic opportunity for the most vulnerable among us.

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"Then, I was floating like a ghost trapped in a haunted house. Now, I am a hero."

- April, Association House Participant

With your support, lives are being changed every day at Association House.
In 2022, April shared her profound story of perseverance and triumph with guests. 

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2022 Spirit of Hope Awardees

Created in the spirit of our foundress, Ms. Ellen Holt, who dedicated her work to others, “so that each shall feel the power of a better life.”


Marvin Lindsey, CEO, CBHA

For more than 15 years, Marvin Lindsey has been one of the strongest voices advocating for a comprehensive, accessible system of quality behavioral healthcare services for the people of Illinois. First as Vice President of Government Affairs, and now as CEO, Lindsey guides the Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois (CBHA) in advancing structural and legislative changes positively affecting countless lives.


Chapman & Cutler, LLP 

Chapman and Cutler, LLP has been a steadfast supporter of Association House for nearly two decades and serves as a philanthropic leader in Chicagoland and beyond. Chapman continuously advances efforts to address the systemic barriers that affect the individuals served by Association House.  

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2022 Emcee


Marybel González 

Four-time Emmy Award Winner, Marybel González will emcee the evening’s festivities. González is seen daily on Noticiero Telemundo Chicago, where she reports on politics, immigration, health, and various stories from the Latino community, among other topics. 

Before joining Telemundo Chicago, González worked for CBS 4 in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas as an investigative reporter and news anchor. She is a national recipient of the Gracie Award for Investigative Reporting.

González is originally from Denver, Colorado and proudly of Mexican parents. She studied international relations at Pomona College and received her master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.

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