The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Community Foundation aims to expand in 30th year

Syd Stone, Reporter

October 4, 2016

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston Community Foundation celebrated 30 years of assisting local organizations, highlighting its plans to expand its efforts in the near future. ECF development officer Amy Monday said the foundation aims to grow their...

Anti-violence campaign looks to expand conversation, outreach beyond social media

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

May 20, 2016

Filed under City, Local

The “Dear Evanston” social media campaign is wrapping up its official project after three months, but organizers are looking to continue the conversation they started. The campaign, which began in February, aimed to bring community ...

Social media campaign launches in Evanston to limit violence

Nora Shelly, Reporter

February 7, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Local residents and community organizers launched last week a social media campaign designed to give Evanston residents a platform to voice their thoughts on violence in the city. Leadership Evanston, a program created by th...

Evanston Community Foundation announces recipients for annual grant program

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 7, 2016

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston Community Foundation announced Wednesday it would extend grants to three local nonprofits as part of its annual root2fruit grant campaign. The chosen nonprofits — Chessmen Club of the North Shore, Girls Play Spo...

Dance Marathon announces 2016 emcees

Fathma Rahman, Reporter

November 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Dance Marathon introduced Weinberg senior Brad McCandless and SESP junior Sarah Thompson as its 2016 emcees Friday afternoon. As part of Northwestern’s largest philanthropy event of the year, McCandless and Thompson will...

Evanston Community Foundation raises $335,000 at gala

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

October 22, 2015

Filed under City

The Evanston Community Foundation raised over $335,000 to support the city at their annual gala Oct. 8. Nearly 300 ECF supporters turned out to the Celebrate!Evanston benefit at the Evanston Golf Club, 4401 Dempster St. Executive...