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Posted by Avenues in News on 12/26/2023
As our 70th anniversary year comes to a close, we want to take a moment to express our deepest gratitude for your incredible generosity and unwavering support throughout the past year. Your commitment to Avenues and the people we serve has made a lasting impact and significant difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities.
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Posted by Avenues in News on 1/24/2019
Avenues will be featured again on WTTW. Tune in Friday January 25 at 8:30pm.
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Posted by Avenues in News on 4/18/2018
WTTW Chicago Tonight Together for Decades reaches 1.5 million views
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Posted by Avenues in News on 1/17/2018
In a single family home on a residential block in northwest suburban Park Ridge, five men have lived as a kind of family for more than 20 years. It’s called Amundsen House, and it’s owned by Avenues to Independence. The 64-year-old nonprofit runs seven residences of various sizes for adults with a wide range of intellectual disabilities. The other buildings have full-time, overnight staff. But the men of Amundsen House live on their own and manage most of their own cooking, cleaning and transportation.
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