Tuesday, May 8, 2012
All of the proceeds will be donated to the club benefiting the Eliminate Project.
Andy's Frozen Custard will host a fundraiser in support of the Kiwanis Club of Bolingbrook & Romeoville. Make a purchase between 5 and 10 p.m. today and 20 percent of all sales will be donated to the club benefiting the Eliminate Project, a Kiwanis global campaign for children. Through the project, members are teaming up with Unicef to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus. Andy's Frozen Custard is located at 260 S. Weber Road. More information can be found on the Kiwanis Club of Bolingbrook & Romeoville's Facebook page.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
For $20, the book contains coupons that work like cash at local establishments and can be used for oil changes, restaurants and kids' activities.
The community is invited to help bring new technology to students at Pioneer Elementary School through an upcoming fundraiser. Members of the school’s PTO are coordinating a fundraiser selling coupon books to help purchase a SMART Board for Pioneer’s Technology Lab. The interactive whiteboard includes a large white board, computer and a projector. With the SMART Board, teachers and students can access the Internet, specially designed applications and software. The board can be written on and responds to touch. “The Technology Lab is used by all grade levels at Pioneer, so it will directly impact every student at the school,” PTO Co-President Karen Bartosiak said. For $20, the book contains coupons that work like cash at local …
Monday, April 16, 2012
All of the proceeds will go to the family of Hunter Himes.
A Haircut-a-thon will be held this weekend for a 14-year-old Downers Grove boy who was struck by a car while riding his bicycle in Darien in February. The event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Macy's Salon and Spa in The Promenade Bolingbrook, with all of the proceeds going to the family of Hunter Himes. Haircut prices are $25 for women, $15 for men, and $10 for children 12 and under. For more information, call (630) 343-4230.
Monday, April 9, 2012
During the March 24 event, 333 individuals volunteered to “go bald” for the cause.
Monday, April 9, 2012
Editor's note: The following is a release from Sport Clips Haircuts. For the fourth consecutive year, Sport Clips Haircuts locations in the greater Chicago area have joined in the fight against childhood cancer by setting shears in motion at the annual Bolingbrook 4 Kids head shaving event benefitting the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. This year’s event took place March 24 at the Bolingbrook Golf Club. By the day’s end, 333 individuals volunteered to “go bald” for the cause and $156,500 was raised through sponsored “shavees”, silent auctions, and raffles. The funds will go to support St. Baldrick’s general fund. “We’re so proud to be a part of this community, especially when we see our clients and friends from Bolingbrook, and from out of town…
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The organization provides financial, family counseling services.
The Community Service Council of Northern Will County will host a Valentine’s Day-themed brunch benefit and auction next month. The “Let Your Love Shine” brunch is slated for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Sarah and Joseph Levy Center, 241 Canterbury Ln., Bolingbrook. The event will include brunch, raffle items and live auctions, with proceeds benefitting the CSC. The organization serves Romeoville, Bolingbrook, Plainfield, Lemont, Lockport and Naperville. Formed in 1973, the CSC provides housing and financial counseling, offering foreclosure prevention services for struggling homeowners, as well as resources for first-time buyers. CSC counselors also offer assistance with family issues, parent-child conflicts, marital problems…
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Annual Valley View Educational Enrichment Foundation fundraiser will take the form of a talent show this year.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Valley View district staff, alumni and local residents will have the opportunity to tune up their voices, dust off their musical instruments and costumes, and show everyone that they still have “it” by performing in front of an appreciative and understanding crowd at the 18th Annual Valley View Educational Enrichment Foundation Dinner and Auctions on Friday, March 16. The event is being held at the Bolingbrook Golf Club, where internationally known performers such as Smokey Robinson, Dennis DeYoung and Tom Dreesen have wowed the crowds. Entertainers wanted The foundation is seeking staff, alumni, and residents with talent to be a part of its annual dinner and auctions. The dinner, which is the major annual fundraising event for the …
Monday, August 29, 2011
The nonprofit looks forward to an upcoming fundraiser, while looking back at some of its achievements.
The folks at Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry have been keeping busy. Recently, the nonprofit was honored for its tax assistance program, helped families get ready for back to school and now is preparing for an upcoming fundraiser. Next month, the organization and Literacy DuPage will benefit from a fundraising program that will have area businesses donating a portion of their gross receipts. The mayors of Naperville and Wheaton have proclaimed Sept. 15 Literally Ending Hunger Together Day, according to Loaves & Fishes. Both literacy awareness and hunger action are commemorated during September. The fundraising event will take place in both communities on Sept. 15. Literacy DuPage helps adults with low-level reading skills become more …
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Operation Welcome You Home hosts first event Aug. 13.
Whenever soliders return home after being deployed, the folks at Operation Welcome You Home do their best to give them a joyous reception. Those welcome homes are important to both the volunteers and the soldiers because there was a time when military personnel were not treated with the respect they deserved, said Judi Stapleton, assistant coordinator, Operation Welcome You Home, a Naperville-based nonprofit. In a few weeks, the organization will host its first fundraiser, a candlelight bowling event, Stapleton said. She hopes that just as the soldiers get a rousing welcome home, they will get a rousing community response with a bowling alley packed with people. “Someone thought of the idea and I took it over and ran with it,” she said. “I…
Friday, May 20, 2011
Money will benefit hospital’s Creation Health Center for Chronic Disease Management and Rehabilitation.
Friday, May 20, 2011
Last week's Bolingbrook Hospital Foundation “A Splendid Evening: Una Noche Esplendida”raised $85,000 for Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital’s Creation Health Center. To view a photo gallery from the event, click HERE. More than 300 people attended the event, which took place May 12 at the Bolingbrook Golf Club. The event featured the energetic rhythm and undeniable beauty of Flamenco-inspired Latin music. “We are so grateful to the community and especially grateful to our sponsors for supporting ‘A Splendid Evening,’” said Rick Mace, chief executive officer of Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital. “In addition to raising funds benefitting our Creation Health Center, we were able to increase awareness of the programs and services available at our …
Sunday, October 17, 2010
The Power Connection, a Bolingbrook-based non-profit organization, held its Tag Team Fundraiser this weekend.
During difficult economic times, non-profit organizations can become a lifeline for people in need. But what happens when those non-profits are in need? There aren't many non-profit organizations dedicated to supporting other non-profits. That is the predicament The Power Connection finds itself in. The Power Connection helps more than 2,000 residents each week stay afloat. Through a variety of programs, the non-profit organization based out of Bolingbrook has become a staple for those in need for the better part of the last decade. But ever since the organization lost its major benefactor, funding issues have threatened their existence. Now, The Power Connection officials are in search of where their next funding source will come from. …