Living my full life...Jenny Mottola

Daughter • Aunt • Friend • Employee • Neighbor • Community Member • CIF Participant

For Jenny, a California native, Chicago is the perfect place to lead a rich and balanced life. After moving to the area to attend a post-secondary education program, Jenny decided to stay near her new social network, even though it meant being far from her family. She planted roots immediately, including a job, an apartment, and connections – all adding up to a life full of possibilities.

“A full life means having friends, having a place to hang out, and having things to do,” Jenny says. CIF’s social and cultural activities offer Jenny opportunities to strengthen relationships, expand her support network, and explore new interests. Today, she celebrates 17 years at her job and sets new goals with the support of her CIF skills tutor.

Jenny is one of many individuals living in the Chicagoland area that CIF supports to live her full life. She's a reason to give.

Not only will CIF be part of the global #GivingTuesday efforts, we will be matched dollar for dollar by the Coleman Foundation, up to $15,000. Gifts from new donors on December 2nd will have double the impact. Give $10 and CIF gets $20, $50 and CIF gets $100. Give $100...well, you do the math!

Our goal is to share this incredible opportunity via email and social media to reach as many folks as we can. We hope you will not only take part in #GivingTuesday, but will also spread the word to family and friends.

It’s easy. Here’s what we need you to do:

Share the message with friends and family.

  • Like us on Facebook and share our #GivingTuesday posts
  • Follow us on Twitter and retweet our #GivingTuesday messages
  • Email your friends and invite them to give to CIF on #GivingTuesday
  • Donate and make an impact, too.

That's it!

Stay tuned for the donation link...we’ll post it closer to December 2nd!



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