Donor Spotlight: Polk Bros. Foundation

This month, Thresholds’ Donor Spotlight features the Polk Bros. Foundation. The Foundation prioritizes community development, access to housing, and education among other key issue areas to ensure that all Chicagoans have the opportunity to thrive. The Polk Bros. Foundation has supported Thresholds for over 35 years. This year, the Foundation is supporting the Mental Health […]

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Thresholds Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address

In yesterday’s budget address, Thresholds was thrilled to hear Governor Pritzker double down on the state’s investment in mental health and substance use treatment. The Governor proposed increasing state funding for treatment by $40 million. His continued commitment to rebuild Illinois’ mental health and substance use treatment system after a devastating budget impasse and decades […]

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Why I Love Thresholds: Kacey Martinez

This February, Thresholds supporters shared with us “Why I Love Thresholds”, brief stories that show why they support our mission to bring mental health services and many other resources to thousands of people across Illinois. Here’s another story from Kacey Martino on our Thresholds Junior Board. Kacey served as President of the Thresholds Junior Board […]

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Why I Love Thresholds: Scarleth Lever-Ortiz

It’s February, the month when people want to express who and what they love. This year, our supporters shared with us “Why I Love Thresholds”, their personal stories of what helping to further our mission means to them. Here’s Scarleth Lever-Ortiz , a Threshold Board Member and the Director of the Office of Diversity & […]

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Thresholds Statement on Governor Pritzker’s State of the State

In his State of the State address yesterday, Governor JB Pritzker highlighted many of the major accomplishments of his first year in office. These included passing a balanced budget that significantly increased funding for mental health and substance use treatment, raising the minimum wage to put workers on more solid economic ground, a commitment to […]

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