Archive for December 2012

Meet: Tree House Humane Society

Meet: Tree House Humane Society
The measure of a society can be how well its people treat its weakest members. – Gandhi For more than 40 years Tree House has been caring exclusively for sick, injured and abused stray cats – cats that often had no other chance at a good life – but despite our best efforts and those... Read more »

Tree House: Love in All the Right Places

We do not appreciate the flash.
Everybody knew Bagheera, and nobody dared to cross his path; for he was as cunning as¬†Tabaqui, as bold as the wild buffalo, and as reckless as the wounded elephant. But he had a voice as soft as wild honey dripping from a tree, and a skin softer than down. – Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book... Read more »

How You Can Help: Center on Halsted

How You Can Help: Center on Halsted
Last week, we brushed up on the history of Center on Halsted. In case you missed it, or loved it so much you'd like to read it again, you can find it here...
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Get to Know: Center on Halsted

Get to Know: Center on Halsted
In which we meet the organization: THE HISTORY: In 1973, Center on Halsted began as a small movement in a basement, serving as a safe meeting space for the LGBTQ community, as well as offering peer counseling and operating a hotline. After the Stonewall Riots in 1969, change was coming, but slowly, spreading gradually inward... Read more »

Cue that "Getting to Know You" song...

Forget the “about” page, pull up a chair and grab a glass of vino/tea/coffee/water/whatever-you-please and let’s get to know each other. Let’s be honest (heads-up on this one, I really love to shine a light on the truth), there is some Grade-A %$!& ¬†going down in the world and it all boils over into the... Read more »