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ACLU fundraising chief works toward $5 million goal

When Monique Hanson sold her first box of Girl Scout Cookies at age 8, she got hooked on fundraising.

She went from selling cookies door-to-door to raffles in high school and then, after college, a career helping organizations like the Newberry Library, the Alzheimer's Association, the YMCA of the USA and National Public Radio raise money.

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Field Museum Gala honors golden anniversaries

The Field Museum of Natural History hosted its annual gala Oct. 29, this year celebrating two milestone anniversaries. The formal evening attracted 630 guests who paid tribute to the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Women's Board and Marshall Field V's 50-year tenure on the board of trustees.

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One of Chicago's historic churches in line for infusion of restoration cash

Chicago's trove of historic churches is a thing of wonder, but the bills for maintaining these aged landmarks are high and an exodus of worshippers has turned many into white elephants. Every month, it seems, another is threatened with demolition.

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CBRE and Rebuilding Together Return to Renovate Sylvia Family Shelter in Chicago, IL - See more at: http://3blmedia.com/News/CBRE-and-Rebuilding-Together-Return-Renovate-Sylvia-Family-Shelter-Chicago-IL#sthash.ZviMqU6G.dpuf

LOS ANGELES, November 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- CBRE Group, Inc., through its corporate philanthropy program, CBRE Cares, will partner with national housing nonprofit Rebuilding Together to continue repairs at the Sylvia Family Shelter in Chicago, Illinois, during its annual CBRE Women’s Networking Forum. This will be the group’s second large-scale volunteer project in as many years at this facility. - See more at: http://3blmedia.com/News/CBRE-and-Rebuilding-Together-Return-Renovate-Sylvia-Family-Shelter-Chicago-IL#sthash.ZviMqU6G.dpuf