The Campaign to Mpower Families: Timeline

2015

 

The Campaign to Mpower Families kicks off with a Chairman’s Dinner hosted by Campaign Co-Chair Martha Melman

Campaign total, year one: $10.8M (43 % to goal)
Lives Mpowered: 68,435

2016

 

 

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage and Addison School District 4 holds an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Addison Children’s Center Grand Opening. READ MORE | PHOTOS

Campaign total, year two: $14.1 M (56% to goal)
Lives Mpowered: 72,000

 

Martha Melman and Tony Hunter, co-chairs of the Campaign to Mpower Families, greet more than 40 DuPage County stakeholders at Oak Brook’s Wildfire restaurant to share the Campaign’s goals to expand the agency’s life-changing services within the county. READ MORE | PHOTOS

2017

 

Communities Partnering 4 Peace (CP4P) violence prevention initiative launches: this collaboration among eight other community-based organizations works to reduce gun violence in nine of Chicago’s highest-risk neighborhoods. READ MORE

 

Metropolitan DuPage opens the Bensenville Parent-Child Center: Building upon the success of the new Addison Early Childhood Center, the new Bensenville center serves infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, promoting healthy development for each child. READ MORE

Campaign total, year three: $15 M (60 % to goal)
Lives Mpowered: 72,000

2018

Campaign total, year four: $21.4 M (86% to goal)
Lives Mpowered: 79,800

2019

 

North Center upgrades fuel program expansion: the Campaign to Mpower Families funds renovations to Metropolitan’s North Center. “Everyone seems a little bit more upbeat now,” says Site Operations Manager Monica Colfax. “People feel comfortable and are proud of the work space.” READ MORE

Campaign total, year five: $29 M (96% of new $30M goal)
Lives Mpowered: 93,106