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The Mural Building: Urban Initiatives

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At Wintrust, we’re committed to this area. That’s why we’re proud to support local charities like Urban Initiatives that empower our kids to learn, grow, and explore. Through structured academic, health, and leadership programs, Urban Initiatives provides Chicago’s youth with opportunities to succeed. From sports and recess programs, to college mentorship and professional development workshops,

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The Mural Building: March of Dimes

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When Wintrust took over the lease on the iconic Mural Building along the Kennedy Expressway in 2013, the goal was to feature local non-profits, community groups and events that are improving the greater Chicago community. There’s been artwork inspired by The Great Chicago Fire Hydrants project, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana,

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The Mural Building: American Writers Museum

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Our current mural celebrates a new cultural addition to Chicago and the first of its kind in the nation: the American Writers Museum. A place to learn about the rich history of American authors, the museum highlights all genres, subjects and styles of writing from every region of the U.S. In our mural, we used

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The Mural Building: Bernie’s Book Bank

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Our current mural celebrates the importance of literacy—especially financial literacy—and highlights a great local organization working to encourage reading and education: Bernie’s Book Bank.  Bernie’s Book Bank facilitates the collection, processing and redistribution of new and gently used children’s books to increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicagoland. The organization

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The Mural Building: City Year

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Our current mural highlights City Year, an organization that works to combat the external factors and obstacles that interfere with Chicago students reaching their full potential. The organization has identified three warning signs that indicate a student is at risk of dropping out: poor attendance, disruptive behavior and course failure in math and English. City

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