Therese O’Sullivan

Therese O’Sullivan

Chicago’s Woodlawn Neighborhood After opening the doors to the “House of Hope” over 30 years ago, Sister Therese O’Sullivan continues to shelter single mothers and their families. Her lifelong commitment is to help women overcome substance and alcohol...
William Hill

William Hill

Chicago’s Woodlawn Neighborhood A year ago, William Hill had a vision: Create a colorful botanical garden in Woodlawn where visitors could learn about plant life, biodiversity and green living. His vision has now become reality in a vacant lot across the street from...
Hilary Verhaeghe

Hilary Verhaeghe

Chicago Loop After being mugged and having her purse stolen, Hilary Verhaeghe became very upset. However, instead of emphasizing the bad in her predicament, she used it as an opportunity to reflect and realized that there are people on the street lacking the basic...
Destiny Watson

Destiny Watson

Flossmoor, IL “I know what it means to be bullied, but that bully might be going through some things, too. I want to put that kindness out in the world.” -Destiny Watson Destiny, a senior at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, founded an organization called You Matter 2...