Matthew and Cara O’Shea have channeled their deep commitment to their faith into serving various charitable, civic and educational institutions through Chicago.
Matt and Cara have been loyal supporters of several non-profit organizations including Special Olympics, the John McNicholas Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation and WINGS, which helps provide pathways to independence for adults and children who are escaping from domestic violence and abuse.
Matt is serving his third term as Alderman of Chicago’s 19th Ward. Cara is a Mother McAuley Alum and administrator at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS). Aside from their work supporting local charities, Cara and Matt have worked together to bring important opportunities and recreational programs for area young people throughout the Beverly, Morgan Park and Mount Greenwood communities.
Matt and Cara are the proud parents of Brigid, a senior at Mother McAuley, Patrick (13) and Eileen (13).