Our mission is to provide programs and resources that address the unique challenges faced by youth, senior citizens, veterans, and others, including workforce development, financial literacy, and trauma assistance.
At Lifescore Foundation, we believe that by fostering a culture of empathy, inclusivity, and support, we can create a stronger, more resilient community where everyone can achieve their goals and live fulfilling lives.
Whether you're looking to enroll in one of our programs, get involved as a volunteer, or support our work through a donation, we welcome you to join us in making a difference.
At Lifescore Foundation, our mission is to empower individuals and families on the south side of Chicago to thrive through education, support, and community-building. We provide programs and resources that address the unique challenges faced by youth, senior citizens, veterans, and others, including workforce development, financial literacy, and trauma assistance.
Our space serves as a hub for personal and professional growth, offering training, gaming, resume writing, and other resources to help individuals succeed. We believe that by fostering a culture of empathy, inclusivity, and support, we can create a stronger, more resilient community where everyone can achieve their goals and live fulfilling lives.
Our values guide all aspects of our work, and include
We believe in creating a safe and welcoming space for all individuals, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or religion.
We strive to create a level playing field where everyone has equal opportunities and access to resources and support, regardless of their background or circumstances.
We are committed to empowering individuals and communities to achieve their full potential and overcome systemic barriers that may hold them back.
We recognize the importance of building strong, supportive communities and work to create spaces where individuals can come together to learn, grow, and thrive.
We believe in understanding and respecting different cultures and experiences, and work to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work.
We are committed to advancing social justice and working towards a more equitable and just society, where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.
We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and decisions, and work to be transparent and open in all aspects of our work.
We believe in the power of collaboration and work to build partnerships and networks with other organizations and individuals to achieve our shared goals.
We are committed to finding new and creative solutions to complex problems and challenges, and strive to continuously improve our programs and services.
We recognize the strength and resilience of BIPOC communities, and work to support individuals and communities in overcoming adversity and achieving their goals.
At Lifescore Foundation, we are proud of the impact we have made in the community. Some of our recent achievements include
Providing financial literacy workshops to over 200 individuals, helping them to gain the skills and knowledge they need to manage their finances and achieve their goals.
Hosting a youth empowerment program that served over 100 teens, providing them with mentorship, leadership training, and college readiness support.
Offering trauma support and violence prevention programming to over 50 individuals, helping them to heal from past trauma and build resilience for the future.
At Lifescore Foundation, we are committed to providing a wide range of programs and services that support the growth and development of underserved communities on the south side of Chicago.
Our programs have made a real difference in the lives of those we serve. Here are just a few success stories from individuals who have participated in our programs:
I never thought I would be able to afford college, but thanks to the college readiness program at Lifescore Foundation, I was able to secure scholarships and grants that covered my tuition. I'm now a first-generation college student and pursuing my dream of becoming a nurse."
Jane, College readiness program participant
You can make a difference in the lives of those we serve. Here are a few ways to get involved