The Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation
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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Allen C. Wesolowski, President
Pierre R. LeBreton, Ph.D., Vice-President
Thomas P. Fitzgibbon, Jr., Treasurer
Sandra Swantek, M.D., Secretary
Jennifer Arwade
Anthony M. Dean
Edward Jacob
Esther Nieves
Rebekah Azar Rashidfarokhi


STAFF

Serena L. Moy
Executive Director
serena@blowitzridgeway.org

Laura Romero
Grants Manager
laura@blowitzridgeway.org


HISTORY

The Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation was founded in 1984 with the proceeds of the sale of Chicago’s Ridgeway Hospital, a nonprofit psychiatric facility focusing on low-income adolescents. One of its primary funding areas is the support of nonprofit agencies which provide medical and psychological services to economically disadvantaged children and adolescents. Since then, the Foundation has expanded its mission to support nonprofit agencies that provide vital comprehensive health care and social services to the economically disadvantaged of all ages. As of September 30, 2019, it has provided $38 million in grants and program-related investments to a variety of health care and social service agencies.