The Polk Bros. Foundation 25th Anniversary

For its 25th anniversary, the Polk Bros. Foundation partnered with StoryCorps in late 2013 to record conversations between board, staff, and a few of the 3,000 Chicago nonprofits it has supported. Below are their stories...

 

Sandra P. Guthman
Board Chair, Polk Bros. Foundation
José Ochoa
Executive Director, Chicago High School for the Arts

Howard J. Polk
Director, Polk Bros. Foundation
Sheila A. Robinson
Grants Administrator, Polk Bros. Foundation

Nikki Stein
Executive Director (retired),
Polk Bros. Foundation
John Bouman
President, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

Debbie Reznick
Senior Program Officer,
Polk Bros. Foundation
Maggie Popadiak
Assciate Director, Albany Park
Theater Project

Calvin L. Holmes
President, Chicago Community
Loan Fund
Cherryl T. Thomas
Director, Polk Bros. Foundation

Gordon Prussian
Secretary, Polk Bros. Foundation
Sidney Epstein

Treasurer, Polk Bros. Foundation
Frank Baiocchi
Senior Program Officer,
Polk Bros. Foundation

Elizabeth Swanson
Deputy Chief of Staff for Education, Office of the Mayor of Chicago
Suzanne D. Kerbow

Program Director for Education,
Polk Bros. Foundation

Raul I. Raymundo
CEO, The Resurrection Project
Deborah E. Bennett
Senior Program Officer,
Polk Bros. Foundation

Jackie Taylor
Executive Director,
Black Ensemble Theater
Bruce R. Bachmann
Director, Polk Bros. Foundation

Gillian Darlow
CEO, Polk Bros. Foundation
Evette Cardona
VP of Programs,
Polk Bros. Foundation

In one word, describe the
Polk Bros. Foundation...

StoryCorps is a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide people the opportunity to share the stories of our lives. This compilation was produced by Long Haul Productions.