Archive for Charities

Habitat for Humanity Supports East Chicago Real Estate

New, affordable housing is the key to rebuilding most housing markets across the nation, and East Chicago is no different. Mayor Anthony Copeland is diligently working alongside groups such as Habitat for Humanity of NWI to increase the area’s inventory of single family homes. Back in June, Habitat for Humanity officially broke ground on only [Read More]

Chicago Company Says Thanks by Giving Back

A new company was recently formed on the Chicago real estate scene, and that company is giving back to the community with a $25,000 grant for a local charity that you can help choose. The merger of Plante Moran and Blackman Kallick on July 1 created the sixth largest accounting firm in Chicago with three [Read More]

July 29, 2012 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: Charities, Community Service, Contests

Group Honored for Helping Homeless Chicago Youth

Its slogan is “More than housing . . . hope.” It’s the housing and the hope this non-profit organization provides to Chicago’s youth that is earning attention and accolades from the biggest American house of all. This week, Chicago-based La Casa Norte (LCN) was honored at the White House for the agency’s commitment to helping [Read More]

Chicago Charity Gets a Hand

Chicago Real Estate Forum loves to recognize charitable work and wants to send out a congratulations to one Chicago resident who is making such a big difference in the lives of kids in disadvantaged Chicago neighborhoods that his charity has received an award. Midnight Velvet, a family owned catalog company that features home decor, among [Read More]

June 29, 2012 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: Awards, Charities

HBAGC Golf Outing Surprises Vet with New Home

The Residential Construction Employers Council/Young Builders Council Golf Outing presented by the Home Builders Association of Great Chicago‘s (HBAGC) was a huge success in more ways than one. The golf outing took place last Thursday, June 21 at the beautiful Highlands of Elgin golf course. The weather was in our favor as the day remained [Read More]

June 26, 2012 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Charities, Featured, HBAGC, New Homes

Help for Chicago’s Homeless Veterans

More than $15 million has been set aside for homeless veterans across the country and in Chicago. Under the U.S. Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, the money is being awarded through 64 grants to organizations nationwide that will provide job training to approximately 8,600 homeless veterans to help them succeed in civilian careers. [Read More]

June 19, 2012 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: Awards, Charities

Habitat for Humanity Announce New BUiLD Campaign

Habitat for Humanity has announced the launch of BUiLD, a movement to raise awareness about the global housing need and raise support for Habitat for Humanity’s mission to end poverty housing. To celebrate the launch, individuals are invited to visit habitat.org/build, answer the question “What will you build?” with an inspirational message and upload a [Read More]

May 16, 2012 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Charities, Community Service, Contests, Social Media