Farther Foundation helps students break free from the constraints of poverty and propels them toward their highest aspirations.

We provide opportunities for eager and deserving students to travel worldwide and interact with individuals who have diverse backgrounds and experiences.

They participate in programs where they are immersed in new cultures, learn and develop skills, provide community service, cultivate leadership potential and attain personal growth.
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With your help, deserving students are changing their lives.

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223 S. Elmwood Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302

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Our Mid-year Report is now available

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What’s inside the report?

  • Save-the-date, September 28, for StorySlam: A Benefit for Farther Foundation. Find out who our special guest host and featured storyteller is (Hint: It might be Mark Caro).
  • In our Alumni Spotlight, meet Corbin Sanders. What’s next now that he has graduated from Morehouse College, and how did he get those photos with President Obama and Chance the Rapper?
  • Maria will learn about global health issues in the Dominican Republic this summer. We spotlight Maria as one of 34 deserving students receiving life-changing opportunities to learn and grow this summer.
  • Impact: Why are our students going to college and graduating at a higher rate than their peers?

I hope you enjoy reading about the success of our students and our organization. You can make a life-changing opportunity possible for a deserving student with a donation today.

StorySlam: A Benefit for Farther Foundation

Thursday September 28, 2017 
7:00 – 10:00pm

Fitzgerald’s Nightclub
6615 Roosevelt Rd.
Berwyn, IL  60402

Registration is available now! Click Here.

Enjoy food, drink and the company of friends while hearing stories of
adventure, mishap and discovery told by consummate storytellers.
Tickets start at $60 and include admission, food and entertainment!

Our host and featured storyteller:

Mark CaroMark Caro: Mark is author of the award-winning nonfiction book The Foie Gras Wars and co-author of the new Take It To the Bridge: Unlocking the Great Songs Inside of You. After covering film, food, music and news for the Chicago Tribune over more than 26 years, he currently writes about entertainment and culture for The New York Times and other outlets, is a regular guest host on WGN Radio, and created and hosts the popular “Is It Still Funny?” film series at the Music Box Theatre.

 

More featured storytellers to be announced soon!

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