Our Mission

In an atmosphere of dignity and respect, Inspiration Corporation connects people and creates opportunity through access to social services, job training, housing, and food. 

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 former police officer who was searching for a personal response to the people she encountered on her beat.

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