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If your family is currently dealing with the financial strains and emotional toll of medical or disabling conditions affecting your child within the Elmhurst community, reaching out to the Elmhurst Children’s Assistance Foundation could be a transformative step. Our foundation is driven by the mission to provide essential and much-needed financial support to families like yours, who either reside in or have a connection to Elmhurst. We deeply understand the overwhelming weight of unpaid medical bills and the toll they take on families. By connecting with us, you open the door to a compassionate and understanding community that recognizes your challenges firsthand and is dedicated to offering a helping hand.

“ECAF is a valued organization that brings much needed support to families that are in need”
Tim R.

Elmhurst, IL

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The Elmhurst Children’s Assistance Foundation assists families who have children whose lives are impacted by a serious medical or disabling condition and who have a connection to Elmhurst, either through residence or family employment. The Elmhurst Children’s Assistance Foundation also provides assistance to organizations based in Elmhurst or that help Elmhurst families.

To request assistance, a formal application, which includes documentation of need, is required.

Mail-In application

Please fill out the form to the best of your knowledge and an ECAF team member will be in contact with you as soon as possible.

To request assistance, please download the required forms below.

Helping those in need

By contributing to the Elmhurst Children’s Assistance Foundation, you have the opportunity to directly impact families in our community who are facing the challenges of medical or disabling conditions in their children. Your support provides vital financial assistance to these families, alleviating the heavy burden of unpaid medical bills and helping them navigate through emotionally challenging times. By joining hands with us, you become a crucial part of a compassionate network that is making a tangible difference in the lives of those who need it most, fostering a stronger and more resilient community for all.

Thank you in advance for your compassion and generosity.