Good Deeds

Turning negativity into action: How real estate pros are helping rebuild the South Side
Turning negativity into action: How real estate pros are helping rebuild the South Side

Learn how Whitney Hampton and Lutalo McGee created volunteer group CleanOut and BoardUp 2020 virtually out of thin air, fostering the momentum needed to propel their communities forward.

How Chicago brokers are stepping up in the wake of violent protests
How Chicago brokers are stepping up in the wake of violent protests

Two real estate pros share their experiences with the rioting and unrest that have rocked Chicagoland recently, as well as some ideas for how to help.

Putting the ‘home’ in Homewood
Putting the ‘home’ in Homewood

Dale Taylor has been supporting members of his community who have become homeless for nearly two decades. Now, the broker-associate with RE/MAX 10 in New Lenox has been recognized with a grant from the National Association of Realtors.

Baird & Warner Fox Valley Raises Money for Marklund

The Baird & Warner Fox Valley office hosted a bowling fundraiser for Marklund, a nonprofit organization. Baird & Warner raised $5,000 for the organization, which serves infants and children with developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs. “It is so important

Baird & Warner Good Will Network Donates $50,000 to Charities

The Baird & Warner Good Will Network donated $50,000 to Chicagoland charities this month. This grant is in addition to a nearly $60,000 contribution that Baird & Warner made earlier this year to a number of other Chicago area

Weichert Realtors – Goodchild Homes Joins Willow Creek 5K Fundraiser

The office of clients of Weichert Realtors – Goodchild Homes has announced that the agency will participate in the Willow Creek 5K Run for Shoes, hosted by Celebration for Hope 2013, to support children in

Hester Recognizes National Youth Sports Safety Month

Hester Painting & Decorating is donating a portion of all home painting, faux finishing and wall covering installation contracts during the month of April in an effort to promote sports safety for area youth. In its latest Hester Cares

Baird & Warner Recognizes Rubenstein for Charitable Commitment

Baird & Warner has recognized and saluted one of its own this month, Marlene Rubenstein of Highland Park, for her longstanding commitment to the National Kidney Foundation. “Marlene’s tireless work and contributions to this important cause are noteworthy,” says

Vol. 4, Issue 19, Good Deeds: Playhouse to Benefit Homeless

HomeAid Chicago is now conducting its annual Project Playhouse fundraiser and promoting a prize drawing for a custom-built, American Girl-themed children’s playhouse valued at $20,000. Funds raised will go to build shelters and provide support programs for the area’s

Gensler Inspires Youth to Design

BY AMY MCINTOSH Through the Open Architecture Network’s annual Open Architecture Challenge, a team of four experts from global architecture firm Gensler helped inspire local high school students to create a more effective and productive learning environment within their

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