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In Memoriam   Mary Ruth Coffey, MCC Executive Director from Dec. 2015 – Oct. 2020, recently passed away unexpectedly.  During Mary Ruth’s tenure, MCC grew to serve more families and communities than in any point in our long history. We mourn her loss, but we 
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The 2019 Annual Benefit, titled “Hatching Chicago’s Future through Early Childhood Education”, brought together a dynamic group of individuals and organizational representatives committed to improving the lives of little ones and families.  We enjoyed delicious food, tours of The Hatchery’s innovative food entrepreneur facilities, and engaging presenters.  The highlight was a performance by 
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by Peg Griffiths, Mary Crane Center Board Director The summer is an ideal time to build a community with families, their children, and our neighborhoods. And this is precisely what Mary Crane Center (MCC) does every summer by hosting “PlayStreets,” our annual block party in each 
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Mary Crane Center (MCC) held its Annual Meeting at The Hatchery in Garfield Park on June 26, 2019. Over 75 guests attended the event to celebrate the learning center’s accomplishments from the past year. Click here to read more.
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What’s Happening at Mary Crane Center Vol. 7
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What’s Happening at Mary Crane Center Vol. 6
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What’s Happening at Mary Crane Center Vol. 5
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 By: Peg Dowling, Board Secretary  Meet one of our new Board Members, Laurie Gingrich, a delightful and hard-working woman, who studied French and German as an undergrad, has her MA in Library and Information Science from the University of Chicago, and is working toward a 
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What’s Happening at Mary Crane Center Vol. 4
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What’s Happening at Mary Crane Center Vol. 3
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Let us accept the child in our midst as our greatest wealth and our highest responsibility.

JANE ADDAMS,
co-founder of the
Mary Crane Center

2017-03-13T11:54:16+00:00

JANE ADDAMS,
co-founder of the
Mary Crane Center

Let us accept the child in our midst as our greatest wealth and our highest responsibility.
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