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Giving Tuesday 2021 Coleman Foundation Matching Announcement


October 20, 2021

Contact: Grace Lipscomb, Development Manager (773) 305-5000 x 55 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Donations of $200 or more will be matched with a $200 gift from the Coleman Foundation this Giving Season!

Chicago, IL – The Coleman Foundation, a private foundation that invests in organizations working in the areas of Developmental Disability Services, Cancer Care and Health Rehabilitation Services, and Entrepreneurship has awarded Search Inc. with a matching grant in support of its 2021 #GivingTuesday campaign.

Starting November 1, you have a special opportunity to maximize your donation to Search Inc. (Search)! From November 1 to November 30, any gift of $200 or more to Search will be matched with a $200 gift from the Coleman Foundation. Our goal is to raise $20,000 by midnight on November 30, #GivingTuesday. Your donation, of any amount, will help us reach our goal!

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Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday takes place on November 30th, 2021 this year. Search CEO Cory Gumm shares, “Search has participated in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to generosity and giving back, for 8 consecutive years. The Coleman Foundation has been a partner for us every one of those years. We are so grateful for their support, and for the opportunity they provide to our incredible donors to make their collective generosity go even further. Together, we have been able to raise essential private funding for Search’s programs and services impacting over 350 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities every year.”

“We couldn’t have made it through the unprecedented challenges of the past 20 months without the support of our incredible friends and families. As we slowly begin to rebuild and reinvent our services for a post-pandemic era, we are counting on our supporters more than ever to help us keep the momentum going.”

Donations to Search this Giving Season will make a real and lasting impact. All donations will go to support our programs and homes; allow our individuals to explore, volunteer and work in their local communities; access high-quality healthcare and behavioral health services; and spread disability awareness through trainings at businesses, schools and organizations in the Chicago area and beyond.

This Giving Season, Give for the HEART of it. Give for the match.

About Search Inc.

Search is a community-based nonprofit organization providing high-quality services and supports for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1968. We serve over 350 individuals and their families at locations stretching from the southwest side of Chicago to the northern suburbs of Skokie and Mount Prospect.

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