Farther Foundation helps students break free from the constraints of poverty and propels them toward their highest aspirations.

We provide opportunities for eager and deserving students to travel worldwide and interact with individuals who have diverse backgrounds and experiences.

They participate in programs where they are immersed in new cultures, learn and develop skills, provide community service, cultivate leadership potential and attain personal growth.
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With your help, deserving students are changing their lives.

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Farther Foundation
223 S. Elmwood Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302

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2016 Mid-year Report Now Available

Our Mid-year report is now available online.

ü  Read about our scholarship class of 2016 with a spotlight on Nora, a student looking to learn how her love of theater can become a stepping stone to a brighter future.

ü  Check in with one of our program alumna and her experience at Northeastern University.

ü  Save-the-date, 10/6/16, for our annual StorySlam event and discover who will be telling stories this year.

StorySlam: A benefit for Farther Foundation

Thursday October 6, 2016 
7:00 – 10:00pm

Fitzgerald’s Nightclub
6615 Roosevelt Rd.
Berwyn, IL  60402

Registration is available now! Click Here.

Enjoy food, drink and the company of friends while hearing stories of
adventure, mishap and discovery told by consummate storytellers.
Tickets start at $60 and include admission, food and entertainment!

Storytellers Include:

Rex Huppke photoRex Huppke is a Chicago Tribune columnist known for putting a wry spin on today’s social trends, pop-culture misfires and political blowhards. Huppke’s weekly columns rely on common-sense observations that illustrate the hypocrisy and absurdity of his subjects. He began his career as a chemical engineer but soon decided that making money wasn’t for him. Journalism seemed a reasonable path to poverty, and after earning a master’s degree from the University of Missouri Graduate School of Journalism, he launched his career working for the Associated Press in Indiana. Huppke was a media witnesses to the 2001 execution of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh.

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