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                       products, new underwear (for women         September 21st in Lake Forest. This
                     and children)                                event is hosted by J Crew and our own
                Office supplies: Postage stamps, paper for        Women’s Auxiliary.
              fax and copy machines                               There will be food, shopping, and terrific                                                        FALL 2010 • VOLUME 21, NUMBER 3
              Foods: Frozen meat                                  women to meet. This will be a great
                                                                  chance to learn about our dynamic
              Cleaning products (eco-friendly if possible!):
              Powdered laundry detergent, bleach, dishwasher      Women’s Auxiliary, and the shopping
                                                                  will be fabulous!
                                                                                                                                                        Keeping Family Close
              detergent, household cleaning supplies                                                                  If I were to ask you what is most            Often, when women become                    worried about her constantly. With the
              Gently used items: Automobiles, alarm               J Crew is generously offering a                     important in your life, what would           homeless, they find alternate living        letter he sent to her, he included a five-
              clocks, umbrellas                                   15% discount that night as well as                  your answer be? Your job? Your               arrangements for their children.            dollar bill because, as he wrote, “you
                                                                                                                      house? Your bank account? No, I think        As one of our residents said, “I just       need it more than me.”
              Gift Cards: Jewel, Target, Home Depot, Sunset       donating 10% of their proceeds back
                                                                                                                      most people would give the same              couldn’t drag my babies with me when
              Foods, phone                                        to the Haven.                                       answer: the most important thing is          I had no idea where I’d be sleeping.”
                                                                  For more information, please contact our            family. At the Haven we strongly agree.      You can imagine that it is easier to
                                                                           volunteer coordinator at                   Family is at the foundation of life.         persuade someone to take in a child
                                                                                                                      When we lose faith in the economy            than to take in an adult with children.
                  The Lake County                                            (847) 680-1870.                          or in our ideals, we can still hold on to
                   Haven is proud
                    to receive the                                 Mission   The Lake County Haven empowers
                                                                                                                      our families.
                        support of                                           homeless women and their children to     If you were to come by our shelter
                                                                             achieve permanent independent living.    today, you would see a house full of
                                                                                                                      adult women. This is because the                                                         At the Haven, we place a high priority
                                                                                                                      Haven is the only transitional shelter                                                   on bringing families together. If the
                                                                                                                      in Lake County for homeless women                                                        mother is ready for that reunification
                                                                                                                      who do not have children with                                                            while she is in shelter, we welcome
                                                                                            Non-profit Organization                                                                                            the children there. If the mother needs
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                                                                                                                      them. In order to fill that community
                                                                                              Paid Permit No. 445     need, we give priority to those                                                          a little time to get some therapy for her
                                                                                             Lake Forest, IL 60045    women. However, it might surprise                                                        mental illness or time to strengthen
  The                                                                                                                                                                                                          her new sobriety, (continued on page 2)
 Lake County                                                                                                                                                          When we lose faith in the
                                                                                                                                                                      economy or in our ideals,
    Haven                                                                                                                                                              we can still hold on to
     P.O. Box 127
 Libertyville, IL 60048                                                                                                                                                    our families.
 RETURN SERVICE REQUESTED                                                                                                                                          Often, children will be able to live with
                                                                                                                                                                   extended family members. Sometimes
                                                                                                                                                                   the children end up in foster care. For
                                                                                                                                                                   the mothers and children alike, these
                                                                                                                                                                   separations are grueling.
                                                                                                                                                                   I’m reminded of a letter I read from a
                                                                                                                      you to know that, at any given time,         little boy to his mother who was staying
                                                                                                                      60-80% of the women at our shelter            TA B LE O F C O NTE NT S
                                                                                                                                                                   at our shelter. The boy was staying with
                                                                                                                      are mothers. So you might wonder:            his father’s family and was doing well.
                                                                                                                      where are the children?                      But he missed his mother terribly and
                        Holiday Boutique 2010 – Friday & Saturday, November 5 & 6
                                                                                                                       The Lake County Haven empowers homeless women and their children to achieve permanent, independent living.
      Enjoy food, wine and great people while you shop for the holidays! See page 4 for more information.
Keeping Family Close (continued from cover)

                                                                                                                                                ne Woman at a Time
then we give her that time and work toward reunification              Do you share our belief that helping these families to
during her stay in our Stage II transitional housing                  become stable, self-sufficient, and whole is an important
program. Our goal is to reunite the family, but at a                  goal? Do you agree
                                                                      that that goal is
                                                                      important not just
                                                                      to the women and                                                              This feature highlights the stories of people who are improving their lives with help from The Haven.
                                                                      children involved,                                                                                    Names have been changed to protect client anonymity.
                                                                      but to our entire
                                                                      community? If you                                               Margaret Looking back, it’s clear         taking solace in a state of denial. She       “This experience has taught me
                                                                      do, please use the                                                              to Margaret that she      now believes she should have sold             great empathy for people and their
                                                                      envelope included                                             made some bad decisions in the face         their home, found a place that would          experiences,” Margaret said. “I came
                                                                      with this newsletter                                          of difficult circumstances. But she         have been more manageable for her             to the Haven with a sense of humility.
                                                                      and send a donation today. If you request it, we will         never imagined she could go from            as a newly single parent, cut down            No matter how we all got there, we all
                                                                      specifically apply your gift toward shelter and services to   owning a home and leading a stable          on school volunteering, and looked            need the structure and discipline they
pace that minimizes trauma to all those concerned.                    mothers and children. There are so many people whose          life as a wife and mother of two, to        for a full-time job. Instead, she says,       have to offer, and I was so thankful
Our Stage II program is often the site for this to occur.             lives have been devastated by job loss, eviction, illness,    homeless in just a few years.               she tried to protect her children by          that such a place existed,” she said.
(In a given year, 50% of our Stage II program is occupied by          and addiction. Help us to serve and heal those families by                                                keeping their lives as much the same
families. And of those families, 75% were reunited during             getting involved today. ♥                                     Margaret had a good childhood; she                                                        Margaret came to The Haven in
                                                                                                                                                                                as possible.
their stay in Stage II.)                                                                                                            was raised by loving parents who                                                          December 2009. She stayed in the
                                                                                                                                    had a good relationship. As an adult,       The economy took a turn for the worse         shelter for three months and, with
                                                                                                                                    she worked at professional jobs,            in 2008, which impacted Margaret’s            the help of her case manager, she
                                           Our Internet Breakthrough                                                                married, and had                                                                                          got a professional
                       The Lake County Haven is proud to announce its new presence on the internet. Like many of you, The           children. Together                                                                                        job, organized her
                       Lake County Haven now has pages on the social networking sites of Facebook and Twitter. The next             with her husband,                                                                                         outstanding debts, and
                       time you are online posting your status, be sure to “friend” The Lake County Haven on Facebook at            she owned a home                                                                                          began saving money.
             , and to hear our “Tweets” visit us at: You          in the suburbs. She                                                                                       She also made a lot of
                                     can even sign up on Twitter to receive an RSS feed so that the most up-to-date information     was a volunteer at                                                                                        new friends who, along
                                     about The Haven will automatically go into your email box. What could be better?!              her children’s school                                                                                     with the staff, have
                                     Additionally, our website has recently been re-designed, thanks to the volunteer efforts       and earned extra                                                                                          supported her during
                                     of Haven friend Eric Oldham (Thanks Eric!). Please take a look at our new site (still at       income working from                                                                                       this transition. Margaret
                 Lake County         the old address: and send us your thoughts (director@                 home doing medical                                                                                        now has a stable job
                     Haven           We really do want your opinions. The new website                billing. “I had it all                                                                                    with great benefits at
                                                contains lots of information about what we do, who we serve, and how you can        together,” she said                                                                                       a Chicago corporation.
                                                get involved. You can also make a donation online, which is a critical way of       of her life, before                                                                                       She is in The Haven’s
                                                helping homeless women and children. See you in cyberspace! ♥                       two big changes                                                                                           Stage II housing
                                                                                                                                    happened.                                                                                                 program, saving money,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and renewing her
                                                                                                                                    In 2002, Margaret’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              relationships with her
 THE HAVEN NEWS                                                                                                                     marriage of 14 years
                                                        BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                                          ended, causing
                                                                                                                                    changes and stress
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              children. Margaret even
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              finds time to give back
                                           President:        Vice-President:           Treasurer:           Secretary:                                                          part-time work, and, after making             by volunteering at the shelter.
                                        Ken Neumann         Donna Barnett          Suzanne Lingard      Lorraine Pritchard          for her family. Also during that year,
                                                                                                                                                                                a deal with a dishonest mortgage
                                                                                                                                    Margaret’s father suffered multiple                                                       “I have learned that homelessness
                                                               Annette Freyman • Jamie Topolski                                                                                 broker, she lost her home in June 2009.
                                                                                                                                    strokes, was diagnosed with cancer,                                                       is not that far away from any of us,”
 A newsletter highlighting the work                                                                                                                                             Her children went to live with their
                                                                                                                                    and died. Margaret was grieving two                                                       Margaret said. While she would not
     of The Lake County Haven
       Volunteer Editors:                                                    STAFF                                                  significant losses at once.
                                                                                                                                                                                dad. She stayed with friends for a few
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              have chosen this experience, she says
    Laura Tino • Diana Newton
                                         Laura Sabino, Executive Director               Emmy Johnson, Case Manager                                                              months, slept in a park in Mundelein,
             Writers:                                                                                                                                                                                                         she’s learned much from her journey.
         Vanessa Griffin                 Brittany Attaguile, Case Manager            Liz Pleines, Operations Coordinator            “I didn’t know at the time that my          and ended up staying at an area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “I don’t believe our circumstances
 Carolyn Brodnicki • Laura Sabino
                                           Helen Corley, Case Manager               Amanda Small, Volunteer Coordinator             pain was getting in the way of making       emergency shelter for 12 nights before
   Amanda Small • Liz Pleines                                                                                                                                                                                                 define us,” she said.
             Photos:                                                                                                                smart choices,” she said. Margaret          applying and being accepted to The
                                                             ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE                                                                                                                                            We couldn’t agree more! ♥
  Vanessa Griffin • Laura Sabino                                                                                                    ignored financial and other problems        Lake County Haven.
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        Donated By:                                     Phone: (847) 680-1703 • Fax: (847) 680-1342                                 in the years after those changes,
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Looking For A New Direction?
Have you been looking for an opportunity to grow in a new
                                                                                                                                       2010 Havenly Night Raises Funds to
way? Are you interested in changing your life’s path? The
Lake County Haven’s Women’s Auxiliary is the perfect place to
                                                                                                                                       Help Homeless Women & Children
                                                                                                                     The Lake County Haven’s Women’s Auxiliary held its annual Havenly Night Gala on April 24th. This year’s event was held at Twin Orchards
explore some new directions. The Auxiliary is a group of women                                                       Country Club in Long Grove. The Kentucky Derby-themed evening featured live and silent auctions, dinner and dancing, and live music
dedicated to supporting The Lake County Haven through a variety                                                      provided by The Moods. This is the Auxiliary’s largest fundraiser of the year, raising a substantial portion of the agency’s annual budget.
of fundraising events and volunteer experiences. Over 20% of the                                                     These funds support The Haven’s programs serving homeless women and children in Lake County.
Haven’s annual budget is a result of the tremendous efforts of                                                       The Bradley-Gretz Awards for outstanding service were presented at this event. Auxiliary President, Julie Daugs, was presented with the
these extraordinary women. The Auxiliary consists of many                                                            award in recognition of her many years of dedicated service to The Haven. Julie led the Auxiliary through many changes at The Haven during
local women who want to use their skills to help homeless                                                            her tenure, doing so with grace and composure. This year’s award was also presented to the Lake Forest / Lake Bluff Junior Women’s Club
                                                                                                                     for their many years of financial support, in-kind donations, and friendship to the Haven and its residents. This was the first time the award
women and children.                                                                                                  was presented to an organization, and the Club’s President, Cindy Raymond, was on hand to accept it on behalf of all the members. ♥
Many members enjoy the camaraderie and support of
belonging to this group. Other women join specifically to make new friends                       Not sure exactly
and extend their professional network. Julie Daugs, past president of the                            where you’d         Gala Co-chair Susan                                                                                               Susan Pinsel, Libertyville Mayor
                                                                                                                        Lazzaretto and Board
Auxiliary, describes it as “a group of wonderful ladies, once strangers, now                       fit in? Contact   President Ken Neumann
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Terry Weppler, and Julie Neumann

friends, who devote their time to make a difference in the community.”                             our Volunteer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Gala Co-chairs Susan Lazzaretto
Currently, the Auxiliary has many openings for you to explore a new direction.                       Coordinator,                                                                                                                             and Jenn Hart (center) with
                                                                                                                               Eileen Witucki,
                                                                                                  Amanda Small,            Lorraine Pritchard,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bradley-Gretz Awardees Julie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Daugs and Cindy Raymond
Here are some possibilities:                                                                       today for your       Annette Freyman, and
                                                                                                                              Cathy Andrews
Event Planner: Help plan client holiday parties, the annual holiday                                new direction:
               boutique, and the spring gala                                                           volunteer@
Fundraiser: Gather donations for the silent and live auctions                                                                                                                                                     Vice-President
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Donna Barnett
Financial Guru: Tally the Auxiliary’s income and expenses
Creative Director: Design invitations and marketing materials for events
Costume Designer: Create Halloween costumes for the Haven’s children
Chefs and Hostesses: Bake desserts for client parties and host Auxiliary meetings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The women
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             show everyone
                                                                                                                           The men                                                                                                                           how it’s done!
                                                                                                                         take a turn

                             Holiday Boutique 2010
                                                                                         you Ma                           the crowd
                             The Lake County Haven Women’s Auxiliary invites you to         r ca rk
        SAVE THE                                                                                    d    ar!                                                            Special thanks to our photographer Mary Claire Glabowicz
                                                   benefitting                                                       A huge Haven “Thank You”            We’d also like to thank our 2010             • John C. Danloe & Associates     • David & Lesly Koo
                             The Lake County Haven                                                                   to all the Gala Committee
                                                                                                                     members for their hard work
                                                                                                                                                         Gala Sponsors for their very
                                                                                                                                                         generous support!
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Harris Bank
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • In Memory of Helen Joyce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Paslode
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Zengeler Cleaners
                                                                                                                     on this year’s event. The           Super Novas ($3000 or more)                  • Kathy Kilroy & Larry Kowalski
                      Friday, November 5, 2010 • 7pm–11pm                                                            committee members were:
                                                                                                                     • Susan Lazzaretto & Jenn Hart,
                                                                                                                                                         • Abbott Fund                                • Power Construction
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Libertyville Bank and Trust
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Finally, we’d like to extend our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        deepest thanks to everyone who
                                                                                                                                                         • Tom & Annette Freyman                                                        attended the event. We look
                                    ADVANCE TICKETS ARE $65/PERSON                                                     Event Co-chairs                   • Greg & Lorraine Pritchard                  • David & Suzanne Lingard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        forward to seeing you at next
                                                                                                                     • Sandy Joyce & Kim Holmes,         • Papyrus-Recycled Greetings                 Celestial Friends ($500-$999)     year’s Gala on May 7th, 2011!
                   Saturday, November 6, 2010 • 12pm–4pm                                                               Auction chairs
                                                                                                                     • Janet Cooper & Phyllis
                                                                                                                                                         • Discover Network                           • Ann & Brad Shaw
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Baxter International            Would you like to work on next
                                                                                                                                                         Havenly Stars ($2000-$2999)
                    ATTENDEES ARE ASKED TO MAKE A $15 DONATION AT THE DOOR                                             Graves, Decoration Chairs         • Group Benefits Associates                  • Barbara Gunther                 year’s fabulous event? If so,
                                                                                                                     • Diane Sullivan, Raffle Chair                                                   • Anthony & Karen Cacich          please contact Amanda Small,
       Enjoy food, wine and great people while you shop for the holidays at the home of Sue & Bill Dittman.                                              Silver Moons ($1000-$1999)                                                     Volunteer Coordinator at
                                                                                                                     • Stephanie Toral, Invitations &                                                 • Andrea M. Clark
                                                                                                                                                         • Aldridge Electric                                                            volunteer@LakeCountyHaven.
                       For more information please call Amanda Small at 847-680-1870.                                  Program                                                                        • Phyllis Goffredo
                                                                                                                                                         • Credit Suisse                                                                org or at (847) 680-1870.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kim Holmes & Tim Kaczocha

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                                           HAVEN HAPPENINGS                                                                                                                  THANK YOU FOR THE MANY WAYS YOU GIVE!
                                                                                                                                                          FROM               The Lake County Haven appreciates all of the individuals and organizations who have contributed to our work.
We are so fortunate to belong to a community of generous neighbors. We’ve benefited from the efforts of                                                                      This list recognizes donations received during the Spring and Summer of 2010 and reflects only a fraction of those
friends from all over Lake County -- individuals, families, local businesses, houses of worship, student                                                  HEART              who contribute during the year. If we have somehow failed to acknowledge your gift or donation, please accept our
organizations, and social organizations have all contributed their time and talent. With everyone’s                                                                          apology and contact us so we may thank you properly (847-680-1703). Your generosity is greatly appreciated! ♥
assistance, The Haven continues to provide homeless women and children in Lake County with a safe,
secure place to call home. We thank everyone for their ongoing support. ♥                                                                          Abbott Laboratories
                                                                                                                                                                                   Michael & Patricia Conlon
                                                                                                                                                                                   Jeffrey & Susan Covert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kathy Ryg & Tom Hedlin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Patricia Hehr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Noreen & Robert Matthews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Diana Mayer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Scott & Joy Schwerman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Scott & Denise Shaffer
                                                                                                                                                   Catherine & Edward Abel         Credit Suisse                      Jill Heidrich                      Barb Mazzetta                      Robert & Beth Shea
• The Olive Garden Restaurant in                 and monetary donations on two                     • In honor of her son’s birthday and on         Cynthia Adams                   Brad Dalbec                        David & Barbara Hejna              Eleanor Mc Murrin                  Sam & Cameron Shenassa
                                                                                                                                                   Arch Ahern
Vernon Hills generously donated                  occasions.                                        behalf of the Zachary Tran Memorial             Beth & John Ahlgrim
                                                                                                                                                                                   Damico Family Foundation           Willard Helander                   Joanne McConnell                   Karen & John Shull
                                                                                                                                                                                   John & Pat Danloe                  Helen Brach Foundation             Maureen McDonald                   Frank Sibley
to our operating fund and delivered                                                                Fund, Zachary’s mother, Michelle,               Aldridge Electric, Inc.
                                                 • The students at LHS have been                                                                                                   Joe & Maureen Darling              Harold & Joyce Helland             Kevin McGovern                     Ilse Sidles
several delicious meals to the                                                                     and several other volunteers prepared           James & Gretchen Allen          Julie & Faron Daugs                Ann & Richard Herlin               Lee McLaughlin                     Sonia & Paul Sikorski
                                                 working hard on our behalf: The                                                                   Wendy Alling & Steve Lundy      Susanna Deshotel                   Mary & Peter Herr                  Judith McNiff                      Annette & Daniel Simonson
residents at the shelter. What a treat!                                                            meals for the shelter, collected
                                                 Libertyville High School Girls’                                                                   Allstate Giving Campaign        Sheila Detweiler                   Molly & Bruce Hill                 Arnie Meltzer                      Richard & Diane Sislow
                                                                                                   supplies, and constructed welcome               David & Patricia Anderskow      Martha Dice                        Elizabeth Hirsch                   Jeanne Merlo                       Roger & Linda Sisterman
• Sarah and David Boyle donated                  Lacrosse Team raised money for
                                                                                                   blankets for the children at The Haven.         Julie Anderson                  Carolyn & Jim Diesi                Cam & Augie Hock                   Kim Meyer                          Mary Skeehan
toys to the children of The Haven in             The Haven with a Bowl-a-Thon,                                                                     Sara Anderson                   Mark & Veronica DiNovi             Hollister Incorporated             Daniel Milhizer                    Christine Skeffington
memory of their son.                             and The Libertyville High School                  • B.J. Bauer of Libertyville hosted a           Tom & Cathy Andrews
                                                                                                                                                   Charles & Mildred Applegate
                                                                                                                                                                                   Discover Financial Services, LLC   Kim Holmes                         Susan Milhizer                     Amanda & Rick Small
                                                                                                                                                                                   Mary Dodge                         Marianne Hoskins                   Barb Miller                        Stella & David Smith
                                                 Honor Society conducted a drive                   “Charm” party, raising money on our             Margaret Arce
• Ceteris of Libertyville donated a              and collected and delivered shelter               behalf. How “charming”!                         Jackie Argianas
                                                                                                                                                                                   William & Donna Doering            Maria & Michael Hutchins           Thomas & Cheryl Miller             H. Sommerschield
                                                                                                                                                                                   Christian & Laura Dozois           Illinois Tool Works Foundation     Kathryn Moffat                     Janet & Tom Southall
much-needed printer and fax machine              supplies. Also, the Libertyville High                                                             Arrow Plumbing, Inc.            Nancy & Dennis Dunn                Kathleen & Gregg Jaroch            Carol Monaghan                     Colleen & John Spoden
to the administrative office.                                                                      • The Hawthorn Woods Women’s                    Amanda Bailey                   Vallerie & William Dunn            Danilo & Theresa Jocic             Andrea Moore                       Shelia & Edward Stassen
                                                 School Fret Boarders Music Club                                                                   Brad Baker
                                                                                                   Club continues to support us by                                                 Wallace B. Dunn                    Joanne & Alvin Johnson             Betty-Ann Moore                    State of Illinois DCEO
• The Disney Store at Hawthorn Center            raised money on our behalf.                                                                       Forence & Terry Baker           Craig & Cindy Eadon                Linda Joseph                       Marcia & Edwin Moore               James & Carolyn Stauner
                                                                                                   providing gift bags on Mother’s Day             Sandy Ballard                   Dianne Elmquest                    Sandy Joyce                        David & Janelle Moravek            Gwendolyn & Paul Stempien
in Vernon Hills donated brand new                                                                          to present to mothers in our            David & Donna Barnett           EnPro Industries, Inc.             Thomas Joyce                       Christine & Brad Muender           Margaret & Christoph Stewart
stuffed animals.                                                                                           shelter on behalf of their              Dave & Fran Bates               John Enrietto                      Just Give                          William Muenster                   Mary Stolle
                                                                                                                                                   Betty Bauer                     Carolyn Ericson                    Carol Kaplan                       Network for Good                   Timothy & Mary Stone
• First Presbyterian Church                                                                                children.                               Jessica Bauschke                Holly & John Estal                 Gayle Kasten                       Ken & Julie Neumann                Arlene Stoneman
                                                                                                                                                   Baxter International Inc.
of Lake Forest donated many                                                                                  • Our very good friends at            Heather Beckman
                                                                                                                                                                                   Exchange Club of Grayslake         Mary & Paul Kay                    Kevin & Janis Neville              Jeanne & Jeff Stoner
                                                                                                                                                                                   Marvin & Mary Farwell              Walter & Cathy Keirans             Laurie & Stephen Newland           Cindy & Myron Stouffer
shelter supplies.                                                                                            Mothers 4 Others have                 George & Patricia Bell          Dawn Fedrigon                      Jennifer & Patrick Kenney          Diana & Jim Newton                 Kevin & Nancy Swan
                                                                                                                                                   Aimee Bemis                     First Presbyterian Church of       Nancy & Michael Kenston            Mary Newton                        Don Tam
• Alex Magdalinos and the                                                                                    really shown us what the              Lisa Beres                        Lake Forest                      Millie Kepler                      Vanessa & Donald O’Kelly           Barry L. & Sharon Taylor
youth group at Ascension of                                                                                  volunteer spirit is all about. In     T. F. Berg                      First Presbyterian Church of       Kristin Keramidas                  Mario Olays                        Jeff Thier
                                                                                                                                                   Anthony & Nicketta Bernardi       Libertyville                     Elizabeth Kim                      John & Loretta O’Malley            John & Mary Thomas
Our Lord Greek Orthodox                                                                                      addition to providing comfort         Richard & Lisette Bianchi       John & Kendra Fischl               Carol Klingeman                    Cathy & Joseph Paglia              Pat Thomas
Church in Riverwoods                                                                                         blankets, children’s clothing,        William & Noel Bird             Kennagene Fisher                   Patrice & Mike Knauff              Papyrus-Recycled Greetings, Inc.   Ken Thompson
                                                                                                                                                                                   Nancy J. Flannery
collected supplies for both                                                                                  maternity clothing, and infant        Kathy Boldt
                                                                                                                                                                                   Jim & Peggy Freese
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Heather Knight                     Kris & Nathan Partain              Lisa & Kenneth Tomsheck
                                                                                                                                                   Katerina & John Bolger                                             Laura & Vernon Knight              Brad Patrick                       Elayne S. Topolski
shelter and Stage II residents,                                                                              supplies to shelter and Stage         Amy & Kraig Bonder              Kathryn Freese                     David & Lesly Koo                  Marc Pechter                       Jamie & Roz Topolski
including several welcome                                                                                    II residents, they helped out         Doris Botimer                   Martin E. Frey                     Larry & Kathy Kowalski             Richard & Janice Pecka             Mark & Margaret Tritschler
                                                                                                                                                   Tom Boyle                       Richard & Judith Freyman
baskets to make new clients                                                                                  at our gala with set-up, guest        Peggy Bradley                   Tom & Annette Freyman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Charles Kraemer                    Scott Petereit                     Trustmark Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kim & Lyle Krauss                  Pfizer Foundation Matching Gifts   Rick Turco
feel more at home.                                                                                           check-in, and monitoring              Kristin Brafford                Robert & Gretchen Funck            Martha & Randal Kuceyeski          Carol & Lance Piccolo              Ronald & Wendy Turner
                                                                                                             the live auction. We are truly        Reisa Brafman                   Dean & Carol Gahart                Allen & Karen Kuhlman              Joan & Leonard Piekarski           Union Church of Lake Bluff
• Anne Krosnjar and the                                                                                      grateful for their support.           Donna Brouillard                Rory & Ellen Gahart                Beth & Robert Lake                 Elliot & Susan Pinsel              United Way of Metro Chicago
                                                                                                                                                                                   D.J. & Debra Gammon
youth group at St. Basil’s                                                                                                                         Thomas & Christine Brown
                                                                                                                                                                                   Joan Garapolo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lake County Haven Women’s          Barbara & Tom Pistella             Kathy & George Upton
                                                                                                                                                   Desiree Brush                                                         Auxiliary                       John & Lisbeth Pleines             Thomas Vandenberg
Serbian Orthodox Church                                                                                        • 13-year-old Richard               Bridget & Michael Buchert       Terri & Michael Gattone            Lake County Planning               Power Construction Company         Cheryl Vassau
in Lake Forest completed a                                                                                     Hutchins of Grayslake held a        Priscilla Buckaklian            Mary Ann & Michael Gawlik             Department                      Teresa Prentiss                    Agata & Paul Verkoulen
                                                                                                                                                                                   Cynthia & Jeffrey Geier            Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Junior
day of service at the Haven.        Students from Caruso Middle School donated great items to our shelter.     garage sale in July, with all the   Mary Burmeister
                                                                                                                                                                                   Jill M. Geist                         Women’s Club
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Karen Preusker                     Vernon Hills Bank & Trust
                                                                                                                                                   Lori & Kevin Burns                                                                                    Greg & Lorraine Pritchard          W W Grainger Inc.
They provided shelving and                                                                                    proceeds benefiting The Lake         Michael & Tami Buscemi          Nancy Genson                       Mary & Howard Lang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Joan & John Quigg                  Andrew & Margaret Warzecha
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Susan & Vallie Lazzaretto
cleaning supplies and organized the            • Students from Caruso Middle School                  County Haven. For his Confirmation            Ida Busscher                    Robert & Susan Glaser
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Louise & Andrew LeBoeuf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Jude & Kathy Rake                  Cynthia Washburne
                                                                                                                                                   Anthony & Karen Cacich          Gerry & Linda Glogovsky
basement supplies. This was a huge             in Deerfield collected supplies for us.               service project, Richard solicited items      Rosemary Cahill                 Alvin Gorman                       Libertyville Bank & Trust
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Stephani Renner                    Michael & Jacquelyn Weaver
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Paul & Anna Repke                  Ed Wehmer
project, and the youth group members                                                                 from more than 125 neighbors and              Jim & Sarah Caldwell            Thomas & Juliana Gracia            Libertyville Egg Harbor
                                               • Enid Arnowitz and her fellow                                                                                                                                         Libertyville Sunrise Rotary Club   James & Venessa Riley              Diane & Frank Weitekahper
did an outstanding job.                                                                              friends. These items were then offered        Rose Campasano                  Kevin Graham                                                          Kristi Robertson                   Doug & Kathleen Wendt
                                               employees at Eileen Fisher in                                                                       Dr. Carol Carani                Joseph & Lynn Graves               Barbara Lichty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Richard Robins                     Tom & Deborah Werner
                                                                                                     for sale at his two-day event. The sale                                       Chris & Vanessa Griffin            David & Suzanne Lingard
• Cindy Kang of Just the Little Things         Highland Park prepared meals for the                                                                Anne & Justin Carlino
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Barbara & Theodore Lizak           Lisa & Andrew Robinson             Joanne & Lance Williams
                                                                                                     was a smashing success, raising more          Mary & Don Carter               Carol Guenther                                                        Steve & Erin Rokicki               Lisa Ann Wilson
Event Planning purchased shelter               shelter.                                                                                                                            Barbara Guido                      Heidi Lloyd
                                                                                                     than $650.00! We salute Richard for his       Julie Casten
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Connie Loef                        Suzanne Roy                        Winslow Financial LLC
supplies and groceries.                        • Sanctuary Yoga in Highwood                          creativity, hard work, and generosity         Debbie Castriano                Barbara Gunther
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Eddie & Sherri Long                Lori & Patrick Rupsch              Alice Winter
                                                                                                                                                   Richard & Leslie Chapman        Kathleen Haan                                                         Rust-Oleum Corporation             Robert & Ilene Witucki
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kristie Long
• Ali Forrest-Miller and her social            conducted “Yoga for a Cause” in                       on behalf of the women and children           Jennifer & Bill Chase           Stacey & Chuck Haling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Michelle Long                      Don & Dolores Ryan                 Carl & Kathryn Wojewoda
                                                                                                                                                   Melissa Chen                    Nancy Hall
group Living Lake County prepared              support of The Lake County Haven.                     of The Haven.                                 Linda & Tom Chernesky           Katherine Hamillton-Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nick & Alice Lucca                 Debby Ryder                        Roycealee Wood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Melissa Luebbe                     Carlene Sabath                     Sheryl Worcester
meals and collected shelter supplies           Namaste.                                                                                            Thomas Gough & Mary Chiakulas   Susan Hanson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ajay Madhani                       Michael Sabino                     Jim & Kathy Young
                                                                                                                                                   Andrea Clark                    Martin & Janette Hanwright                                            J.M. Santo                         Zengeler Cleaners
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      John & Julie Marchese
                                                                                                                                                   Rick & Jane Cline               Kelley Happ                                                           Robert & Elizabeth Schieffer       Estelle & Jonathan Zepeda
If you are interested in learning about new and different ways to help at The Haven, please call 847-680-1870 or                                   Thomas Cohan                    Harris Bank
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Stephen & Marjorie Martin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kathleen & Jeff Schmidt            Patricia Zook
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Debbie & Guy Mattana
check our web site at                                                                                                     Maureen Collier                 Jenn & Tim Hart
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Goldie Matthew                     Judith Schmitz

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