2022 Autumn Tapestry

This time of year always brings a sense of excitement and growth as the sun shines a little brighter and longer days bring more opportunities. This is the energy we feel all around Little City and what you’ll see in this latest edition of the Tapestry!

So, we invite you to click through and read the life-changing stories below to see more of how you are helping people with disabilities grow at Little City! 

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A note from our Chief Executive Officer, Rich Bobby

It’s hard to believe spring is already here. This time of year always brings a sense of excitement and renewal as the sun shines a little brighter and longer days bring more opportunities. This is the energy I feel all around Little City.

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Josh Exceeded Expectations Because of YOU

Katie is Finding Her Voice and Fit at Little City!

Katie came to Little City in May of 2023 after aging out of her previous program when she turned 22. The transition from children’s to adult day programming can be overwhelming and intimidating for people with autism and other disabilities, especially…

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ATHLETES ARE RALLYING TOGETHER FOR THE UPCOMING GAMES!

It has been a year of change for Little City athletes as they welcomed a new coach in the fall, said goodbye to longtime teammates, and learned to adapt. But that wave of change brought out the best in so many of our athletes…

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Lakeside Story

GROWING LITTLE CITY’S HORTICULTURE PROGRAM FOR 50 YEARS!

Little City’s Dorothy Rose Horticulture Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and is going stronger than ever…

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Lakeside Story

CHECK OUT LITTLE CITY’S NEWEST PROGRAM, PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB

The Photography Club has taken off at Countryside Center and has opened up a whole new world of creativity and skill development for our participants…

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Lakeside Story

APRIL IS AUTISM ACCEPTANCE MONTH!

April is Autism Acceptance Month, and we’re putting the pieces together for those in need! We know that an autism diagnosis is a puzzling condition and one that shows unique…

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Help enrich the lives of people with disabilities at Little City!

We are dedicated to creating a safe and nurturing environment to live and learn with a healthy and stimulating balance of education, cultural, and vocational experiences, employment services and recreational opportunities for all.

Through the generous support of many, nearly 1,000 people with disabilities are challenging their limits, exploring creatively, and finding happiness throughout their lifetimes.

Please give your generous tax deductible donation right now for those we serve every single day because they need your help . . . they deserve your help.

Your support now will help make our fight for equity and opportunity even stronger and will become a catalyst in providing these life-changing programs and services to so many people in need!

Upcoming Events

Little City Invitational Golf Classic

Monday, June 17, 2024 | Twin Orchard Country Club | Long Grove, IL

Join us for one of the signature charity events of the summer, the Little City Invitational Golf Classic! Come out for a day of golf while helping Little City raise much-needed funds for kids and adults with disabilities. This year, we are honored to present the Morrie Kellman Humanitarian Award to the Twin Orchard staff who have helped make this a successful event for over 50 years!

Register your foursome and learn more about sponsorship opportunities today at www.LittleCity.org/LCI!

Little City 5th Annual Hero Walk

Saturday, September 22, 2024 | Busse Woods | Elk Grove Village, IL

Walk with the Heroes of Little City at the 5th Annual Hero Walk! Join us in September and walk with the heroes of Little City on a leisurely stroll through scenic Busse Woods. Gather with other Little City friends and families to help celebrate 65 years of creating hope and changing the lives of individuals with disabilities!

This family-friendly event is open to all and includes lunch, games, raffles, and more! Start your team today at https://littlecity.org/herowalk!