Celebrating a Dad's Love

Written By: Yolanda Fields Chief Program Officer-Adult Support Network

When Breakthrough announced plans for its first Daddy Daughter Dance, I received immediate feelings of nostalgia. I thought about the lyrics to one of my favorite Luther Vandross songs, "Dance With My Father". I kept...

Many People Many Stories

I received an email over the weekend from someone I didn’t know. The message was short and to the point. “Your program is the best inside the City of Chicago. Continue to strive for excellence.” I immediately felt a wave of encouragement. Since I didn’t know who sent the message, I...

AWARD WINNING VOLUNTEER FINDS HOME AWAY FROM HOME

When Jane Kim moved to Chicago three years ago, she was forced to say goodbye to many loved ones. Born and raised in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and a graduate of Baylor University, she headed north after joining Allstate. 

“My family is very important to me and being far from my family and...

HAVE YOU SEEN THE LORD?

A few weeks ago I lead devotions at our women’s center. I decided to focus on Isaiah 6, the passage of Scripture in which Isaiah describes an experience in which God appears to him, “high and exalted.” The experience humbled and transformed him.

I asked the women if they had ever had an...

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