UMMA

We are UMMA, a nurturing community of volunteers, partners and supporters who are helping people of all backgrounds transform their lives and communities in Lake County, Illinois. At our center in Waukegan, we offer free GED classes, tutoring, basic needs support including our food pantry and clothing drives, and our CareerLink program which helps clients get into living-wage employment.

Join us for our

17th Annual Gala

November 12, 2022
Chicago Historic Museum
1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago IL, 60614


Social Hour & Exhibit Tour at 5:30PM
Program Starts at 7:00PM

Click HERE for tickets and tables

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Keynote Speaker

Hamza Abdullah

2021 Annual Report:

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UMMA was able to make the headlines!

Chicago Tribune article about the Afghanistan refugees in the Chicago area.

Download entire article here:

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What is happening at UMMA?

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Current available programs at UMMA 

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To Register for GED Classes Click here
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To Register for ESL Classes Click here

To Register for Microsoft Office Class Click here

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For food pantry registration click here

For food DELIVERY click here 

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