From April 18 - June 6, Potbelly will donate one dollar to MEF summer programs when customers buy a Cookie Collision Milkshake. On April 21, they will donate 50% of dinner sales at four locations.
Over 540 advocates and friends came out this past Tuesday, October 17th to support Midtown Educational Foundation (midtown-metro)! Over $1MM was raised on behalf of students and their families as Ed Wehmer of Wintrust and Kristi Savacool of Aon Hewitt were honored as some of Chicago's finest executives!
MEF is featured broadly in the 2017 Crain's Giving Guide.
The 2016 Crain's Giving Guide featured MEF's apprenticeship program in a feature about how companies can help educate Chicago's youth by partnering to provide and fund internships.
A record-setting crowd of 540 guests enjoyed MEF's 50th anniversary gala on November 3 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. The event raised more than $1.1 million, a record amount, to support virtue-based academic enrichment programs at Midtown & Metro.
Two four-minute features aired on Fox News Channel. They are based on a day-long series of interviews which Kelly Wright conducted at Midtown Center for boys on Friday July 17 & at the Midtown Center Reunion on July 18.