Community Partners

Youth Outlook welcomes members of the business community to help support our mission. We would not exist without the support of the many businesses and community organizations whose support helps us build communities, empower families, and develop allies.

To find out how your business or organization can impact meaningful change in the lives of LGBTQ+ youth, contact Lisa Hilgenberg at

BMO Harris Bank’s Lion’s Pride Employee Affinity Group has been a long-time supporter of Youth Outlook.  Lion’s Pride members have volunteered and assisted at Youth Outlook events, donated space at BMO’s Naperville headquarters for board meetings and community education events, and sponsored the Dare to Dream fundraising gala.

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Eola Point Veterinary Hospital is a longtime sponsor of the Dare to Dream gala and a valuable community partner in the Aurora area.

OakHeart Center for Counseling
OakHeart, Center for Counseling, Mediation & Consultation in North Aurora is a value-based organization, using empirically-supported treatments to provide high-quality mental health treatment for a wide range of presenting problems, diagnoses, and symptoms. Clinicians have training and experience in their areas of specialty and maintain the high standards for competence as well as provide a safe and confidential environment.

KishHealth System offers more than 15 healthcare locations in Youth Outlook’s service area and surrounding communities and is a sponsor of Dare to Dream.

National Learning Corporation has been a friend of Youth Outlook’s for years and regularly sponsors fundraising events and offers general operating support.

PFLAG’s Hinsdale and Sauk Valley Chapters raise funds to support Youth Outlook services in their catchment area.  Cooperation and mutual support of organizations working with the LGBTQ+ community and their families is crucial to furthering our missions together.

Zurich American Insurance Company’s PrideZ Employee Group is a continuing ally of Youth Outlook.  PrideZ members have collected snacks and volunteered for our youth while Zurich has welcomed Youth Outlook staff to provide education to employees and participate in Zurich’s Global Community Week.  Youth Outlook is the recipient of a grant from Z Zurich Foundation.

Organized Chaos is a women’s motorcycle group, committed to creating a local community of women motorcyclists and friends of women motorcyclists. Our mission is to support philanthropic endeavors in all communities, while reaching out to empower a community of diverse women through rides, charity events, Pride events and education.




To find out how your business or organization can impact meaningful change in the lives of LGBTQ+ youth, contact Lisa Hilgenberg (she/her).