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Cornerstone Services provides progressive, comprehensive services to people with disabilities promoting choice, dignity, and the opportunity to live and work in the community. Since 1969, Cornerstone has been a leader in meeting the unique needs of individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illnesses, physical disabilities and sensory impairments.
  • GIVINGLast year we served over 1,000 people with disabilities, provided homes to over 200 homeless, found jobs for 172 jobless.
    Imagine what we'll accomplish this year with your help!
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  • Cornerstone's Art StudioVisit our Art Studio where clients practice fine motor skills, learn focus and express themselves in beautiful ways!
  • Cornerstone Gardening ProgramCornerstone's Gardening Program cultivates amazing plants and a love of learning and growth in the community for clients.
    Each year we hold a plant sale, the proceeds of which benefit client programs.
  • Success StoriesPeople are writing new success stories every day at Cornerstone—finding new jobs, learning new skills, making new friends.
    Read about some them here!
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Join Us for The Champagne Luncheon Nov. 21!
It's going to be here before you know it! Cornerstone's 28th Annual Champagne Luncheon will be Nov. 21 at The Patrick C. Haley Mansion.

You can purchase tables and tickets by clicking HERE

If you've never attended a Cornerstone Champagne Luncheon you're missing out on one of the best parties in town! Whether you come as a Star Waiter or as a guest, you're bound to have a great time, because this is no ordinary luncheon.

This is the only luncheon where the waiter may actually hide your silverware and ask you to "buy" it back!

That's because it's the guests who are the real power brokers at this event. They can turn the tables on their entrepreneurial waiter by asking him or her to get on stage and perform in exchange for a tip. "The Itsy Bitsy Spider" tends to be a crowd-pleaser, but it's really anything goes after a while.

Of course all the tip money is happily passed on to Cornerstone.

Each year Cornerstone welcomes about 30 Star Waiters and over 300 guests to the annual fundraiser. Guests are treated to a fabulous lunch, while their waiters serve champagne and take turns being called to the stage to perform. Things can get a little crazy, but with a show-stopping whistle, the emcees keep the event moving at a brisk pace. Count on the whistle to blow as soon as a performance gets too boring, racy, or embarrassing--which usually happens after 20 seconds or so.

Guests can also go home with some great auction items like sports tickets as well as one of the fabulous centerpieces that are sold by raffle.

The Champagne Luncheon is a very silly event, but also a very important one. Each year it raises thousands of much-needed dollars for Cornerstone Services. The not-for-profit agency helps people with disabilities to live and work in the community as independently as possible.

Due to limited capacity and high demand, guests are encouraged to purchase their Champagne Luncheon tickets early!

You can purchase tables and tickets by clicking HERE


November Gift Match!
You can support Cornerstone with twice the giving power this November--thanks to a generous matching opportunity!

Any gift made online between November 1 and November 27, 2018 in the amount of $175 or more is eligible for a $175 matching gift from the Coleman Foundation.

You can make a donation right here!

This is a wonderful way to help people with disabilities to live and work in the community as we approach the holiday season!

With your support, Cornerstone can remain at the forefront of innovation in providing progressive, comprehensive services for people with disabilities, promoting choice, dignity, and the opportunity to live and work in the community. Together we can help a once-homeless mother with depression raising young children, a veteran learning to manage post-traumatic stress disorder, a boy with autism who needs more hands-on assistance than his loving family can provide, and the hundreds of local men and women who want to earn a paycheck, but need support along the way.

I hope you can join us in this community effort and I would be grateful for your support at any level. All donations of any size are appreciated and needed.

You can easily make your gift by clicking the button below:

Remember: to be eligible for the match the minimum donation amount is $175 made between Nov. 1 and Nov. 27, 2018 online.

Help me spread the word and please share this information with other friends and family before Nov.27!


Read our Latest Newsletter!
Cornerstone's First-Quarter FY2019 newsletter is out!

Find out all about our new Ambassadors, enjoy pictures from our summer events, and learn much more about the happenings at Cornerstone.

Download and Read the Newsletter Here!


Fourth Quarter Newsletter is Out!
Find out what's happening at Cornerstone by reading our latest newsletter:

Click here to read it!


Cornerstone 2017 Annual Report Now Available!
Cornerstone's 2017 Annual Report is now available online! Learn about our achievements over the past year and meet some of the people who are making progress every day at the agency.

To view the report, click Here


The Champagne Luncheon
Nov. 21. Things can get pretty silly at The Patrick C. Haley Mansion the day before Thanksgiving! Some of the biggest names in town put on aprons, pour champagne, and get on stage to entertain the guests for tips! At the Patrick C. Haley Mansion in Joliet.



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