Our Mission

In an atmosphere of dignity and respect, Inspiration Corporation helps people who are affected by homelessness and poverty to improve their lives and increase self-sufficiency through the provision of social services, employment training and placement, and housing.

Lisa Nigro

Our Story

With a red wagon and homemade sandwiches, we started from the need to help and feed Chicagoans affected by homelessness and poverty.

Inspiration Corporation was founded in 1989 by Lisa Nigro, a police officer who was searching for a personal response to the people she encountered on her beat.

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