Thank you for your interest in supporting Neumann Family Services. Your donation will support vital services and exciting new programs while helping our members live fulfilling lives. To donate online now, please click the green donate button:
To donate by mail, please send your check to:
Attn: Development Department
Neumann Family Services
5547 N. Ravenswood
Chicago, IL 60640
Between the 26 homes we manage and the Day Program we provide all year round, Neumann uses all types of items. We truly appreciate in-kind donations that we can use in a classroom, office or home. Please see below for our current and on-going wish lists.
Current Wish List:
Exercise equipment - bikes, mats, weights
Weaving Supplies - yarn, boat shuttles, table looms, small and medium storage bins, benches for our floor looms
On-Going Wish List:
Small to Medium Furniture - dressers, twin size bed frames, coffee tables
Large appliances - stoves, refrigerators, washer/dryers
Volunteers are an integral part of the Neumann Family and we welcome both individuals and groups to help out in a variety of ways. Each year, more than 200 volunteers devote their time and talents to helping individuals with disabilities reach their fullest potential. Neumann Family Services welcomes individual and group volunteers for a variety of activities. Here are some of the opportunities where volunteers can help individuals with disabilities realize their dreams.
- Special Events in our Day Program (Monday thru Friday, 9am – 3pm)
- Annual wrapping party for our Holiday Gift Drive (held in December)
- Painting homes (interior)
- Assist an instructor in our Day Program
- Help in our Weaving Studio
- Administrative Support
- Visiting houses to socialize with members
- Volunteering with Neumann members at various charities
- Join Neumann’s Associates Board
11th Annual Holiday Gift Drive - Nov. 1 - Dec. 5
Many of the adults who live in our community homes do not have family outside of Neumann staff and other members. Our annual Holiday Gift Drive makes it possible for every person living in our community homes to receive a special, individualized holiday gift. Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, this holiday season can be truly special for the individuals we serve.
Gifts are due Monday, December 5, 2016. Please drop them off UNWRAPPED to our main facility, 5547 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, between 9am and 5pm Monday thru Friday.
Giving Tuesday - Nov. 29, 2016
Every donation made to Neumann Family Services online on Giving Tuesday will be matched dollar for dollar! We are very grateful to be participating in the Coleman Foundation's Matching Grant Program again this year and hope you take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to make double the impact this holiday season. We know there are many worthy causes to choose from this Giving Tuesday and we thank you for supporting the people we serve.
Wrapping Party - Saturday, Dec. 17, 9am-12pm
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