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LS Foundation

Toy Drive

By Terrie Simmons / 10 December 2021

The Lewis Simmons Foundation partnered with other local organizations in the Aurora, IL and Batavia, IL to give toys to families 🤍! The partnerships we forged and the smiles we…

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Black Vax Aurora Clinic

By Terrie Simmons / 03 March 2021

Terrie and the Lewis Simmons Foundation Team have been working hard to bring awareness to the Black VAX initiative happening in Aurora, IL. This initiative is aimed at giving black…

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Love Yourself Sister Saturday Set

By Terrie Simmons / 27 February 2021

Hosted an international event that connected 13 industry experts with 60+ women to talk to, learn from and grow with each other and have meaningful engagement designed to provide the…

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Facebook Live with Congressman Bill Foster

By Terrie Simmons / 31 December 2020

Hosted a Facebook Live to educate the community about resources available through the CARES ACT and Family First Act. Had 10,000+ viewers.

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2020 Census outreach in Aurora, IL with Talented Tenths Social Services and the QCAAC

By Terrie Simmons / 25 September 2020

The Lewis Simmons Foundation joined the City of Aurora, Talented Tenth Social Services, and the Quad County African American Chamber on Saturday, September 25 to encourage residents in Aurora, IL…

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Kane County Sheriff’s Office Diversion Program

By Terrie Simmons / 30 June 2020

As you know, small business owners are the backbone of communities around the country. Your support of these businesses will help to fuel economic impact for minority and women businesses…

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Father’s Who Care, West Side Community Stakeholders, Talented Tenth Social Services, Aurora Interfaith Food Pantry

By Terrie Simmons / 17 June 2020

During the weekend of June 16, our Founders Terrie and Eric Simmons participated in several events across the Chicagoland area. The Lewis Simmons Foundation team partnered with Father’s Who Care,…

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THE MOKR (Mission Objectives Key Results) – The WoodForest Foundry

By Terrie Simmons / 31 December 2019

Trained small businesses, both in person and virtually, on how to pivot, engage clients through technology and sell their products and services through eCommerce.  Guided 20 local low to moderate-income…

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