Fantastic Father Nominee: Toussaint Werner

Toussaint Werner


Name: Toussaint Werner

City, State: Chicago, IL

Occupation: Graphic Artist/Social Marketer

Number of Children: 2

Why He’s Such A Great Father: Toussaint is super dad! He is the sole provider and nurturer of his two children, Eric and Bella. He takes them to school, picks them up and attends all of their school activities. Toussaint also coaches his son’s athletic teams. After he lost his father two years ago, Toussaint became the patriarch to his large family of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Community Service Affiliations: Windy City CARES Mentoring Circle of National CARES Mentoring Movement, Inc.

How He Helps Others in His Community: Toussaint serves as co-chair of Windy City CARES Mentoring. He also serves as volunteer coach to a football and basketball teams, as well as a mentor of teens training them in entrepreneurial skills and social marketing. Not only that, Toussaint has also taken on the responsibility of caring for his sister who is on hospice while battling cancer like their father.


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