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March Madness Bracket Challenge 2024

The NCAA March Madness college basketball tournament is around the corner! Be sure to join Renaissance Social Services and pick your brackets, starting on Selection Sunday, March 17th. Donate $25 per bracket for the chance to win the First, Second or Third place prizes -- and of course bragging rights! Bracket picks and donations must be in March 21st by 10:00AM Central. Click on the buttons below to play.

Please mark your calendars for Casino Night, June 6th!

Stand Up for the Homeless
Casino Night 
Associate Board Pickleball Party
A Taste of Hope
Wine Tasting Benefit

Past Events

A Day in the Life of a Case Manager

Monica Richmond - a Team Leader for our Supportive Housing Outreach Team – discusses what a "typical" day looks like for our Case Managers. Renaissance's Clinical Director, Erica Ernst, and Executive Director, Michael Banghart joined Monica for this conversation.

The Renaissance Living Room

The Renaissance Living Room is an alternative to hospitals or the police when you’re having a mental health crisis or just too stressed and overwhelmed to cope, in a safe, home-like atmosphere. Why do we need The Living Room and how it helps will be discussed.

How to Help Our Homeless Neighbors

What do you do when you encounter a homeless person? Many people are unsure of how to help our most vulnerable neighbors and this Conversation answers this question and more.

Finding Home 

Featuring Lillian and Ray, two Renaissance Program Participants, and Michael Banghart, Renaissance’s Executive Director

Why Housing Makes Cents (Sense)

Betsy Benito, Principal Consultant, High Ground Partners, LLC

Richard Day, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Michael Banghart, Executive Director, Renaissance Social Services

Conversation on Ending Homelessness

Sol Flores, Deputy Governor, State of Illinois, and Michael Banghart, Renaissance’s Executive Director will discuss the issues surrounding homelessness and the steps being taken to end it.

Conversations on Homelessness

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