Thresholds’ Response to Governor Rauner’s State of the State Address

CHICAGO, IL – This afternoon, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner delivered the annual State of the State address. He began today’s speech by referencing Jane Addams as one of the noteworthy Illinoisans upon whose shoulders we stand as we look to build a better future for our state. As the mother of social work, Addams worked […]

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Donor Spotlight: Boeing

Donor Spotlight: Boeing Chicago-based Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space, and security systems. The company prides itself on investing in efforts that build, enhance, and contribute to the social fabric of society. Since 2010, Boeing has generously donated more than $250,000 to the Thresholds Veterans […]

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Thresholds opposes Medicaid work requirements and other barriers jeopardizing access to healthcare

CHICAGO, IL – Thresholds opposes any changes to Medicaid which create unnecessary barriers to accessing healthcare, including work requirements. Recently, the federal government issued a notice encouraging states to consider imposing additional restrictions in order to qualify for healthcare through Medicaid – namely work requirements. Medicaid is a health program funded in partnership by the […]

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Donor Spotlight: Chicago Blackhawks

Donor Spotlight: Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawks Charities, the official charity of the Chicago Blackhawks, supports programs and institutions throughout Illinois that create a better tomorrow. To do so, the organization focuses on health and wellness, education, and housing with the constant goal to serve local youth and their families.  This past fall, the Chicago Blackhawks […]

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Thresholds statement on House tax plan passage

Financing a Tax Plan by Cutting Healthcare for Millions is Unacceptable and Immoral Access to affordable healthcare should be a basic human right. Yet today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a tax plan which usurps that right – the bill will leave 13 million Americans without health coverage and looks to Medicaid and Medicare […]

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