Upcoming Events for You and Your Family
By David E. Smith   |   02.12.19
We want to make you aware of some great upcoming events that will educate, encourage, edify and equip you and your family members to stand firm in your Christian faith, to reinforce Judeo-Christian values, and to preserve a culture that...
We Did It!
By David E. Smith   |   01.05.19
After all the mail was opened this week, and after all the end-of-year donations were tallied, I am excited to report that we met our matching grant opportunity! The full $100,000 match has been reached and will be added directly...
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Help Us Shine in the Darkness
By David E. Smith   |   12.29.18
Through the ages, America has shone the brightest when she stood for not only liberty but also godliness and virtue. Indeed, the strength of our beloved nation rests upon the moral integrity of her citizens. John Adams wrote to the...
Celebrating the Birth of Christ!
By David E. Smith   |   12.24.18
More than 2,000 years ago He was born in Bethlehem. This Baby, born of a virgin, of the lineage of King David, was the long-awaited savior, the Lamb of God, the Prince of Peace — the Word of God in...
Biggest Match Challenge in IFI History
By David E. Smith   |   11.30.18
We are thrilled to announce our largest end-of-year matching challenge ever!  Thanks to amazingly generous IFI partners, we have an end-of-year matching challenge of $100,000! We are excited about the prospect of doubling every dollar donated to IFI by December...
Today’s #GivingTuesday Opportunity!
By David E. Smith   |   11.27.18
TODAY is #GivingTuesday, which is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and kicks off the Christmas giving season by inspiring people to give back in meaningful ways to the charities and causes they support. Every day our work is made possible by individual donors who equip IFI to be on in the public square fighting to uphold Judeo-Christian values. We're committed to our mission to educate and activate Christians throughout the state. As a nonprofit, we rely completely on the support of donors like you to fund our efforts.
General Election Voter Guides Are Going Quickly — Order in Bulk Today!
By Kathy Valente   |   10.15.18
Early Voting is already underway and IFI's 2018 General Election Voter Guide booklets are going fast!  In case you’re not aware, early voting has been proven to win elections for pro-family candidates! And we cannot ignore the fact that early voting is growing in popularity!
What A Great Opportunity!
By David E. Smith   |   10.06.18
Last night, IFI hosted its annual Faith, Family and Freedom Banquet. Hundreds of supporters from across the state gathered to enjoy a good meal and fellowship while being informed, encouraged and edified by our emcee, State Representative Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton)...
Voter Guides are Ready! Order in Bulk!
09.17.18
Early Voting starts on September 27th and the printed IFI Voter Guides are here!  Early voting has been proven to win elections for pro-family candidates! And every vote is valuable! Please encourage your friends and family to vote! If you...
Fall Banquet Early Bird Special Expires Soon!
By David E. Smith   |   08.18.18
Illinois Family Institute is proud to be welcoming George Barna as our keynote speaker at our fall banquet to share his faith, political insights and his most recent polling work regarding faith-based statistics, leadership and upcoming elections in the United...
George Barna at IFI’s Annual Banquet in October
By David E. Smith   |   06.13.18
Many of you have heard of George Barna, but I dare say you may not know the depth and breadth of of his life experience and accomplishments, and more importantly, his legacy. As noted by Tim Stafford in Christianity Today, Barna, the Christian community's most-quoted statistician, "...is to evangelicals what George Gallup is to the larger culture."
Dog Days of… Spring?
By David E. Smith   |   05.29.18
Recent weather trends plunged us into July-in-Illinois-type heat, making it feel like the dog days of summer, which always take a toll on the donations necessary to sustain IFI.  When the weather heats up, donations cool down. The Illinois Family...
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