Craft Beer Week is taking place in Chicago and so Morning Shift thought it was a perfect opportunity to take the pulse of women in craft beer. How have women affected the continued growth of the craft beer craze? And what are the challenges to breaking into the business? We talk with the founder of The pink Boots Society, an education and advocacy organization for aspiring and professional women brewers. Also, a summer events preview. And, music from Ivan & Alyosha.
Global Activist group, Spark Ventures, has developed what it calls an “innovative model of business driven philanthropy to bring sustainable solutions to children living in poverty.” Now, the organization has teamed up with another non-profit, Allowance for Good (AfG). We'll ask the the two groups about their recent service learning trip to Spark's social impact partner in Nicaragua. The trip included Chicagoland youth.
The Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Chicago has received a $10 million gift from two longtime supporters.The museum announced the donation from Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson on Wednesday. A 300-seat theater in the museum will be named the Edlis Neeson Theater in their honor.
A number of new studies indicate that even in our present tough economic times charitable giving remains a strong component of the American way of life: Last year Americans gave more than $290 billion to their favorite causes despite the struggling economic climate.I explore what this means in the v
The chairman of the Chicago Housing Authority board of commissioners is donating his $100,000 stipend to a college scholarship fund for public housing residents.James Reynolds is also kicking in another $25,000 of his own money to Windows of Opportunity, the CHA nonprofit, to start a special board o