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Evanston Community Foundation Thanks Lisa Altenbernd for 11 Years of Service

May 16, 2023 | For Immediate Release

Evanston, IL - The Evanston Community Foundation, would like to extend its heartfelt appreciation to Lisa Altenbernd for her remarkable 11 years of dedicated service on the Evanston Community Foundation (the Community Foundation) Board of Directors. 

Throughout her tenure, Lisa Altenbernd has been an invaluable asset to the Community Foundation, contributing her extensive knowledge, expertise, and unwavering commitment to the betterment of the Evanston community. Her exceptional leadership, passion for philanthropy, and tireless efforts have left an indelible impact on the Community Foundation and the people it serves. 

Lisa's visionary thinking, strategic guidance, and commitment to fostering positive change have played a pivotal role in driving the Community Foundation's mission forward. Her insights and contributions have helped shape and implement numerous initiatives aimed at addressing critical community needs, supporting local nonprofits, and improving the quality of life for all residents of Evanston. 

"Lisa Altenbernd has been an integral part of our organization for over a decade, and we cannot thank her enough for the exceptional dedication and leadership she has demonstrated during her tenure," said Sol Anderson. "Her unwavering commitment to the Evanston Community Foundation's vision has been instrumental in making a lasting impact on the lives of countless individuals and strengthening the fabric of our community." 

As Lisa transitions from her board service at the Evanston Community Foundation, her contributions will continue to inspire and guide the organization in its pursuit of fostering equity, social justice, and vibrant community life. Her unwavering dedication and passion for community empowerment will leave a legacy that will be celebrated and remembered for years to come. 

 About the Community Foundation

Founded in 1986, the Evanston Community Foundation helps Evanston thrive now and forever as a vibrant, inclusive, and equitable Evanston, where every member can thrive. Through grants, training, and making connections, we enable Evanston nonprofits and community organizations to deliver their mission more effectively. We leverage the generosity of our donors, so their charitable giving can have the greatest impact on our community. We are invested in Evanston now, forever, and for everyone.