2024 Remarkable Women of Chicago winner announced

Over the last month we have introduced you to four amazing women who beat out hundreds of other nominations to rise to the top as our Remarkable Women finalists.

Laverne Horgan, at 85 years young, single handedly runs on of the suburbs busiest food pantries. Her Schaumburg pantry hands out food to more than 700 families every month, all because of her heart for giving.

Schaumburg woman continues to feed those in need after opening food pantry 20 years ago

Clarybelle Camacho, a community service powerhouse out of Portage Park, shows women of all ages how to love themselves by giving back. Through clothing and food drives, distributing coats to the homeless, volunteer work, and leadership seminars, she believes giving back to your community is as much of a gift to others as it is to yourself.

Chicago teaching artist helping young women through the power of giving

Remona Sanders was about to retire from a long career when she felt a calling to use her own painful past to help others. She scraped up all the money she could and set up a nonprofit in Maywood, that now serves hundreds of women impacted by  domestic violence.

Maywood woman provides support for domestic violence survivors

Priscilla Steinmetz out of Orland Park turned her passion for supporting young people into a thriving teen center that has served over 12,000 high school students from 128 Chicago and Northwest Indiana communities The Bridge Teen Center has become a national model for it’s innovative free programing designed to help teens grow into healthy well rounded young adults.

Woman runs suburban teen center to help young people on their journeys

It was a tough call for the judges but in the end Remona Sanders was named the winner! She joined the WGN Evening News on Tuesday for the announcement.

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