We are grateful that we have been able to participate and be part of organizations that serve as examples of strength in community; organizations that fill empty spaces with passion and dedication. While we donate and volunteer with groups throughout the year, we would like to highlight some with which we have actively participated. We would like to honor their commitment and give thanks for their hard work.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s - “The world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.”
Susan G. Komen 3‑Day® Cancer Walk - Fundraiser whose “net proceeds…help build a world free of breast cancer through research, community, care and action.”
Compass for Kids - “Compass for Kids aims to provide academic and social emotional supportto empower at-risk children and families.”
Memorial Medical’s Festival of Trees - “An annual event that raises money for health-related projects and programs at Memorial Health System and in the Springfield community.”
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois – “… provides a supportive place for families to stay while their child is receiving medical care, and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children.”
Sangamon CEO - “CEO” stands for Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities. “The Sangamon CEO program is a year-long study of entrepreneurship for high school seniors in and around Sangamon County. [The] accredited program provides not only dual-credit through local colleges but also team-building, leadership training, and community networking opportunities for 40+ students each year.”
SIU Camp Coco - “Camp COCO is a member of the Children’s Oncology Camping Association International (COCA) - an organization that establishes safety and operational guidelines and practices specific to camps for children with cancer.”