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Take a journey with us and explore the sights, sounds and culinary traditions of Latin America while celebrating the vital mission of Esperanza Health Centers. We’ll transport you to a world of boundless color, vibrant energy and culture that is simply latinísimo! Thursday, May 25 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. At the Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, IL 60602.

Celebration of Hope - 2016 | 05.26.16

We had a fantastic event in the exquisite setting of the Chicago History Museum, May 26th, 2016, celebrating Esperanza’s mission and the health and wellness impact our journey has achieved in Chicago’s southwest side. Stay tuned for details on next years' event. Click here to view pictures

 

Hope Cheering Party at Lagunitas | 09.22.15

We had a fantastic cheering party on September 22nd. Thanks to the nearly 200 individuals that supported the event and gave our marathon runners a boost of moral support.  Click here to view event pictures. 

Esperanza Extravaganza Health Fair | 08.09.15

In celebration of National Health Center Week, we hosted our annual health fair on Sunday, August 9th and it was a success! Support received from Aetna Better Health of Illinois, Hope Response Coalition, SureCare Pharmacy, Push Wellness, Sinai Health System, Illinicare health, Women's Workout & Wellness, First Merit Bank, Costco Wholesale, McKesson, and Neb Medicals made this event possible. Save the date for next year - Sunday, August 7, 2016.

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Celebration of Hope | 05.28.15

On Thursday, May 28th we hosted our annual fundraiser Celebration of Hope in the 30th floor of the Blue Cross Blue Shield's building in downtown Chicago. Esperanza’s supporters, community leaders, and friends united to celebrate the health and wellness improvements Esperanza Health Centers has provided in the southwest side of Chicago. Medical Home Network received the Community of Hope Award;  Dr. Ester Kirov received the  Health & Hope Award, and Shamika Woods received the Family of Hope Award

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Running for Hope, Health & Family | 08.26.14

Our 1st Running for Hope, Family and Healhth FUN-Raiser was a success. Over 150 supporters attended the event to cheer and encourage our five Bank of America Chicago Marathon Runners. Our runners, Dr. Alejandro Clavier, Dan Fulwiler, Juan Moreno, Jacqueline Martinez and Judith Landeros appreciate your commitment to Esperanza's mission!  

Take a look at the event pictures.  

 

 

Esperanza Extravanganza Health Fair | 08.10.14

Over 400 community members and vendors attended our annual Esperanza Extravaganza Health Fair on Sunday, August 10th.  We are pleased that community members got acquainted with over 40 community organizations and became aware on how these agencies can help their families with resources and connections.  Most importantly, we are positive that many families discovered how they can take simple steps to start living a healthier lives.
 
See all the great pictures of the event taken by James Smith with the Red Stars Chicago.  
 

 

 

Decade of Hope Gala | 05.29.14

Esperanza Health Centers 10th Anniversary Gala was held on Thursday, May 29th at the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois’ stunning 30th floor reception hall.  Esperanza’s supporters, community leaders, and friends gathered to celebrate the reduction of health disparities Esperanza Health Centers has realized in the southwest side of Chicago during the past 10 years. Guests also learned about Esperanza’s vision to address ever-present community needs. During the Hope Awards Ceremony Dr. Maria Silva, Jorge Montes and Saint Anthony Hospital were honored. 

 

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Esperanza Marquette | 07.29.13

The weather was perfect and the spirit of service and collaboration was present during the Esperanza Marquette Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.  Dan Fulwiler, CEO of Esperanza Health Centers, Latarsha Green, Principal of Marquette School of Excellence, Shoshanda Yehudah of SWOP, Jorge Montes, Board President of Esperanza Health Centers along with the  Honorable Alderman Toni Foulkes in unity held the giant ceremonial scissors.  Esperanza Health Centers is thrill to provide quality health care and wellness services to the Chicago Lawn community.   

Zocalo de Esperanza | 05.30.13

Esperanza Health Centers' annual fundraising event was held at The National Museum of Mexican Art on Thursday, May 30, 2013. Over 200 individuals celebrated our mission and supported our goal of becoming the medical home of choice in our service area. During the VIP Reception, guests enjoyed a performance by acclaimed vocalist Jesse Charbonier and his trio and heard the best is Jazz, Blues and Latin classics. During the general reception, VIP and Main Event guests continued to learn about Esperanza’s mission and enjoyed the lively Son Jarocho music of Fandanguero.

Girls on the Run | 06.09.12

Girls on the Run is an internationally known program that teaches girls ages 8-13 about self-esteem while training them to run a 5K race. Race day this season was June 9.  The whole team, including girls, parents, staff and volunteers did an amazing job. 
 

¡Noche Jarocha! | 05.31.12

On May 31, 2012, almost 300 guests joined together in support of Esperanza's programs and services at Lobo de Mar restaurant in Cicero Illinois.  The evening included a three course dinner and music and dancing from Fandanguero and Hoy Son Fandango.  Click here for more photos.

Esperanza Extravaganza | 08.07.11

On August 7, 2011, we held our second annual community fair.  During the event we provided a variety of health exams and had information from many of our community partners.  In addition, we had many family activities, like an open-air petting zoo, Jumping Jack and balloon sculptures.

Hope Soiree | 09.01.10

In September 2010, more than 200 guests joined members of our board of directors for our second annual fundraising event. The evening included food provided by 5411 Empanadas and tequila tastings courtesy of boutique distillers Los Tres Garcias. The event provided an opportunity for supporters of Esperanza to mingle, bid on silent auction items and learn a little more about Esperanza’s programs and services.
 

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Esperanza California 
2001 S. California Ave.
Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60608

  • Hours
  • Monday
    7:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    7:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    7:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Thursday(1st & 3rd) 
    12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Thursday(2nd, 4th & 5th) 
    7:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday
    7:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday* (depnding on provider scheduled)
    8:00 am – 2:00 pm or 8:00am - 5:00pm 
  • Sunday
    Closed


Esperanza Little Village
3059 W. 26th St.
Chicago, IL 60623

  • Hours
  • Monday
    7:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    7:30 am –7:00 pm
  • Thursday (1st & 3rd)
    12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Thursday (2nd, 4th & 5th)
    8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Friday
    7:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday
    8:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Sunday
    Closed

 

Esperanza Marquette
6550 S. Richmond St.
Chicago, IL 60629

  • Hours
  • Monday
    7:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    7:30 am –7:00 pm
  • Thursday (1st & 3rd)
    12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Thursday (2nd, 4th & 5th)
    8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Friday
    7:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday
    8:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Sunday
    Closed