image of Larry Biondi, left, with Connie Brown of the Brown Cow in Forest Park, and Progress Center Community Organizer Clark Craig
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    Thank you for supporting the work of Progress Center.  Progress Center is dedicated to our mission of service to people with disabilities.  Progress Center is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities remain safe and healthy, and have the needed tools to navigate barriers to independence.

    Progress Center for Independent Living welcomes donations, which are fully tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

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    The Larry Biondi Fellowship

    Click on this link to make a donation to the Larry Biondi Fellowship. Through this Fellowship, interns will work with Progress Center and Chicago ADAPT on projects that build disability rights and inclusion.  The Fellowship is named after Larry Biondi, a fierce disability rights advocate who worked with Chicago ADAPT and Progress Center. Larry died in 2021.  Click here to make a donation to the Fellowship.

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    Click this link to make a donation to support the work of Progress Center. This donation will go toward Progress Center’s General Revenue Fund. Or, click on the PayPal Icon below this paragraph.

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    Thank you for your support of Progress Center. If you would like to make a donation by mail, please send a check to:

    Progress Center for Independent Living

    7521 Madison Street

    Forest Park, IL. 60130

    Please make any checks or money orders payable to ‘Progress Center.’ Please add Larry Biondi Fellowship in the Memo Line to point the donation toward the Larry Biondi Fellowship.