About the Foundation
The Jesse White Foundation's mission is to support programs benefiting at risk youth and to provide educational opportunities for low income students. The Jesse White Foundation operates the Jesse White Scholarship Program and the Jesse White Tutoring Program to provide support and the funds necessary to pursue a collegiate career.
In addition, our organization provides job opportunities for the unemployed, holiday food options for the low-income, and support for high school students off to college.
Please click "more" to learn about our events supporting these programs.
Jesse White is Illinois' 37th Secretary of State. White was first elected to the office in 1998 and won landslide victories in 2002, in which he won all 102 counties, and again in 2006 and 2010. On November 4, 2014, White was re-elected to a record-breaking fifth term, winning another landslide victory by a 2-to-1 margin in which he earned over 2.3 million votes statewide – more than 230,000 votes than any other statewide constitutional candidate...