Illinois Fatherhood Initiative - IFI
                      1 N. Dearborn St. #1000
                           Chicago IL 60602     


The IFI Tom Dreesen & Comedians Golf Outing & Dinner is being held at Makray Memorial Golf Club, located in Barrington, IL

The event includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, cocktails, dinner, a salute to WWII veterans and performances by more than a dozen comedians including Tom Dreesen.

A dinner only option is also available. Help support IFI, have a fun afternoon of golf, a very memorable tribute to WWII veterans and an evening of laughter.

For more details -                                                how to support - register - please click here 


IFI 2019 Honoree Father Award given to Abe Thompson at the Chicago Sky basketball game (8/18/2019)

Pictured left to right...

Chicago Sky Guy, Stan Dembouski, (IFI Secretary), Scot Marcotte, (IFI President),
Abe Thompson, Angela Thompson, Crystal Swenson, Phoenix Thompson


IFI 22nd Annual Fatherhood Dinner Celebration
Thursday - June 6, 2019 - 5:30 pm
Union League Club of Chicago
65 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL

where we celebrated our
Fatherhood Essay Contest Finalists and
Honoree Fathers of the year!



Fatherhood Essay Contest Semifinalists enjoyed fun at the

Chicago Fire game on May 11 . The Fire won 2-0

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Everyone had a great time at the golf outing.
Pictures from the event....





We celebrate 20 Years (1997-2017)

Click to view our 20 Year Anniversary Report



IFI would like to thank Families & Schools Together (FAST) for including us in their latest blogg.
Click on their logo below to read their comments.....


IFI's Mission:

"Actively Engaging Fathers in the Education of Children"


A message from David Hirsch, Founder of IFI"

"Why We Need to Break the Cycle of Father Absence"





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