All donations to our food drive go to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, which provides nourishing food to our neighbors at risk of hunger. Thanks to the Food Depository’s buying power, every $1 can help provide three meals.
All donations to our PPE/Medical fundraiser go to Project C.U.R.E., who provides local organizations of healthcare workers and first responders with PPE and medical supplies.
Winter Wear Drive for SOS Children’s Village
Donated new coats, gloves, hats and scarves for children ages 2 to 18.
Ronald McDonald House, Meals from the Heart
2015, 2018, 2019
Provided and cooked fresh meals for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House. Families staying at the Ronald McDonald House have a member receiving treatment at Lurie’s Children Hospital.
Greater Chicago Food Depository
Participated in a repack session in the warehouse, focusing on putting large quantities of bulk food into packages that individuals and families can use. During this session, we repacked over 14,000 lbs. of fresh pears.
University of Chicago Charter School North Kenwood/Oakland (NKO) Campus Career Day
Spoke with 1st-5th grade students about becoming future STEM stars. We presented the possibilities of becoming an architect and structural engineer, and the types of projects and buildings architects and engineers work on.
Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) Rebuilding Day
Participated with SEAOI in National Rebuilding Together Day which is held every April throughout the nation. The event focused on community revitalization through repairs and updates to homes that have fallen into disrepair due to lack of resources and/or abilities of homeowners. Volunteers performed tasks such as drywall repairs, painting, caulking, handrail installation, and door handle upgrades.
University of Chicago Charter School Summer Interns
Gave hardworking high school students an opportunity to learn what it is like in a professional environment and encourage them that finishing high school and college, as well as working hard, can lead to a successful career.
Collected Christmas presents for residents of Misericordia, a facility for persons with developmental disabilities.
CICS West Belden Career Day
Presented the possibilities of becoming an architect and structural engineer, and the types of projects and buildings architects and engineers work on.
Together We Rise, Sweet Cases
Helped children in foster care by donating custom decorated duffle bags, complete with a teddy bear, hygiene kit, and blanket.
Chase Corporate Challenge
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Participated in downtown Chicago where part of proceeds goes to charity.
Free Spirit Siberian Rescue
Tuckpointed masonry cages for Siberian huskies.