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Organizations Making a Difference in our Communities

DRW gives back to charitable organizations selected by our employees in order to help people and businesses in our local communities. We encourage you to learn and contribute to these organizations making a difference as well. For specific details, visit each organization’s website linked below.

Noble Family Support Fund

The Noble Family Support Fund aids families experiencing hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic. Donations of this fund go directly toward supporting these families with financial assistance for everyday essentials such as groceries and medical bills. Learn more about how you can support this cause.

Cook County Hospitals

Four contribution organizations under Cook County Health organize fundraising activities and charitable donations for health-related programs. Learn more about these specific organizations and their support programs.

Greater Chicago Food Depository

Chicago’s food bank works toward ending hunger in the Cook County community. With the help of donations, food is provided to over 700 programs in the area. Learn more about how to donate or provide support.

Hesed House

As the second largest homeless shelter in Illinois, Hesed House aims to provide shelter, housing programs, and essential living items to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. As COVID-19 continues to spread, Hesed House is utilizing donations to assist in their ongoing mission to continue to serve vulnerable men, women, and children in the community. Learn more about their current needs.

University of Chicago Hospital Foundation

Through the support of donations, The University of Chicago Hospital Foundation is able to provide research, education, and ongoing care to its patients. To help support this foundation’s initiative to create breakthroughs in science and medicine, visit The University of Chicago Hospital Foundation website.

Northwestern Memorial Foundation

Healthcare workers at Northwestern Hospital are working around the clock amid the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that patients are receiving proper health care. The foundation raises funds to provide high-quality healthcare in the Northwestern community, regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. Learn more about the Northwestern Memorial Foundation mission.

One Million Degrees

One Million Degrees is a non-profit organization with a mission to empower community college students by providing meaningful academic, professional, and financial support to scholars. With only one in four Illinois public college students graduating with a degree in three years, One Million Degrees dedicates their resources to ensuring opportunities and success in their scholars. Learn about how you can contribute to One Million Degrees’ scholars’ success and future.

Hunter Health Clinic

Hunter Health Clinic is a community health center providing patient-centered services and tailored plans to every patient in Wichita, Kansas. Hunter Health Clinic offers virtual visits, a critical necessity amid the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure patients are receiving ongoing access to their clinics and healthcare providers. If you would like to learn how you can support or donate to this health center, visit Hunter Health Clinic’s website.

Sewing Masks for a Safe Chicago

This charitable effort uses 100% of the funds raised to produce high-quality cotton face masks for Chicagoans in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, while also providing work for seamstresses and tailors. If you would like to donate, please visit their Go Fund Me.

My Block, My Hood, My City

My Block, My Hood, My City gives children and young adults the tools and resources needed to build awareness of their community and understand the opportunities that are available to them, by encouraging them to step outside of their comfort zone to engage and explore new experiences, organizations, and communities.

Resilience

As a not-for-profit organization located in Chicago, Resilience provides sexual assault survivors with crisis intervention counseling, trauma therapy, as well as medical and legal advocacy. Resilience aims to provide positive change in policies related to sexual assault as well as improve the overall treatment and care of sexual assault survivors.

Noble Network – Summer of a Lifetime

Summer of a Lifetime supports Noble Network students by providing funding for summer academic programs at colleges across the country. Summer of a Lifetime continues their efforts amid the COVID-19 pandemic, providing virtual support to over 200 students.

Code Nation

Code Nation is a non-profit organization that equips high school students with technical and professional skills, as well as workplace experience and confidence. Additionally, this organization provides coding courses and learning programs to students to help develop their skills and set students up for long-term success in their careers.