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Zion, Illinois

Careers in Nonprofits Volunteers help promote NorthPointe Resources Blues ‘N Brews Fundraising Event

Zion, IL- Four representatives from the Chicago branch of Careers In Nonprofits Staffing volunteered at NorthPointe Resources May 30th and 31st to help promote the organizations June 23rd Blues ‘N Brews fundraising event at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Monique Webb-Papia, Stephanie Peterson, Ben Mackessy, and Nick Kern each spent three hours reaching out to past event guests,as well as families of program participants in an attempt to raise funds and awareness for the event.

Monique Webb-Papia raises awareness for NorthPointe’s Blues ‘N Brews event.

Every year NorthPointe Resources holds an annual fundraiser supporting its mission: empowering people with intellectual disabilities and/or mental illness to live full, productive lives in their communities. Funds from this event go directly to NorthPointe programs such as community employment, residential services, Behavioral Health Services, and many others.

Each month as part of the organizations #CNPGives project, Careers In Nonprofits selects two non-profits to support because they believe it is important for everyone to give back to the community. Monique Webb-Papia spearheaded the selection of NorthPointe Resources as a recipient of their charitable efforts after learning about the organization and its mission.

“This month I really wanted to focus on an organization that we could donate time from a grassroots perspective,” Webb-Papia said, “I chose NorthPointe Resources because it’s a wonderful organization. This is somewhat personal to me because it is located in my hometown and I have a brother with special needs.”

Careers In NonProfits is full-service staffing firm that works exclusively with nonprofit organizations. Working out of four offices in Atlanta, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., they help non-profits to achieve their missions by matching them with top-notch professionals.

Established in 1953, NorthPointe Resources is a premier provider of a full range of award-winning programs for people with disabilities and/or mental illness living in northern Illinois, supporting approximately 500 people annually. To learn more please visit www.northpointeresources.org.

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