Supporting charitable programs and reaching out to the surrounding community is of tremendous importance to all of us at Rose Paving. As a result, we contribute to or sponsor a wide-range of community endeavors each year. Through our extracurricular activities, we have brought happiness and spread good will to many lives. Below is a sampling of organizations we assist.
- K9S For Warriors
- The Home Depot Foundation Community Building
- Rush University Epilepsy Center
- Brookfield Zoo’s Community Tree Trim
- Ronald McDonald House “Food for Folks”
- The Cancer Support Center
- One Warm Coat
- Maria Matters Foundation
- University of Chicago Airway Biology Research Group
- Feed My Starving Children
- Share Your Soles
- AIM High School Mentoring Program (Through Companies That Care)
K9S For Warriors
Which provides service canines to warriors suffering from post-traumatic stress and/or traumatic brain injury as a result of military service post 9/11. Each office takes a banner to their respective tradeshows. Attendees are invited to sign the banner in support. For each signature, Rose Paving donates $5 to K9s For Warriors.
The Home Depot Foundation Community Building
Each year, The Home Depot Building Services & Operations complete projects across the country to make improvements to veteran housing. Rose Paving sponsors the event and sends members of management. For the past 2 years, they have built houses for Habitat for Humanity.
Rush University Epilepsy Center
Rose Paving sponsors ‘A Night of Comedy’ event, where friends and clients are treated to a night of comedy plus appetizers and drinks. 50% of the sales benefit the Epilepsy Center.
Brookfield Zoo’s Community Tree Trim
Each year, Rose Paving sponsors a corporate tree around the Roosevelt fountain at the Brookfield Zoo and the weekend before Thanksgiving our employees and their families decorate the tree.
Ronald McDonald House “Food for Folks” / “Meals From the Heart”
Rose Paving employees volunteer every few months to prepare a home-cooked meal for families of seriously ill children receiving treatment at nearby hospitals.
The Cancer Support Center
Rose Paving has sponsored and participated in the Cancer Support Center Walk of Hope event, in Homewood, IL since 2007. Proceeds of which are used to provide free treatment services and support to 70 Chicago Southland communities. In 2011, Rose Paving has also sponsored several other events, including the anniversary golf & tennis outing, Halloween and Holiday events. These sponsorships and events help fund comprehensive resources that help people improve their quality of life during the cancer experience.
One Warm Coat
Over the years, Rose Paving has donated hundreds of coats to this great foundation and still going strong.
Maria Matters Foundation
Rose Paving has worked with Maria Matters by helping ship gift baskets to patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments, as well as given monetary donations to help support the cause. Interested parties can make a $100 donation to the MariaMatters Foundation and request that one of the MariaMatters Gift Baskets be sent to a special person you know that is currently going through chemotherapy. While this basket is specifically created for individuals that are going through their very first chemotherapy treatment, it is appropriate for any stage of chemotherapy.
University of Chicago Airway Biology Research Group
Rose Paving has donated funds to this group at U of C, a federally funded center for structured multidisciplinary collaboration of MD, and PhD investigators who are appointed in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, and whose central interest is in the cellular pathophysiology of asthma and the maturational development of airway cells and tissues. Every cent the group raises and receives is put towards studying various therapies and treatments for asthma.
Feed My Starving Children
Rose Paving has volunteered time to package food for Feed My Starving Children – which is a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit. The approach is simple: children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children, and the meals are shipped to nearly 70 countries around the world.
Share Your Soles
Rose Paving has donated gently used shoes from employees, family, and friends to Share Your Soles each year. This is a Chicago-based non-profit organization and their mission is to provide gently worn shoes to those in greatest need around the world. Each shoe donation gives hope for a better, healthier tomorrow.
AIM High School Mentoring Program (Through Companies That Care)
In May 2007, Center for Companies That Care launched a ground-breaking student mentoring initiative to ensure that 100% of participating students will graduate from high school, enter college, and gain the skills needed to succeed in tomorrow’s workplace.
If you would like more information on any of these organizations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.