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  • PEORIA — Caterpillar Inc. employees and retirees have pledged a record more than $6.4 million to the United Way this year. Add the Caterpillar Foundation dollar-for-dollar match, and United Ways across the nation will receive a combined total of more than $12.8 million.

  • LAKE ZURICH –  Fresenius  Kabi  has  donated  nine  Fenwal  Autopheresis-C  instruments,  all  required  related  supplies  and  training  to  study  a  treatment  for  Ebola  virus  disease, to Sierra  Leone  Action,  one  of  the  implementing  partners  working  closely  with  the  Government  of  Sierra  Leone.

  • Citgo employees help restoration efforts at local quarries
    LEMONT -- Citgo Petroleum Corp., together with the Village of Lemont, Lemont High School and the Wildlife Habitat Council recently hosted a community exploration event as part of the newly launched Lemont Quarry Restoration Project. 
  • LISLE –Darrell B. Jackson, president and CEO at Seaway Bank and Trust, has been elected chairman of the board of trustees at The Morton Arboretum. 
  • Ask Bob Carmody, board president of The Chicago Family Business Council at DePaul University and president of Diana’s Bananas, to share a favorite story about one of his fellow CFBC members and he will politely decline.

  • OAK BROOK - McDonald's and Ronald McDonald House Charities this month are celebrating 40 years of dedication to children's happiness and well-being with a renewed call for donations to directly benefit families who need it most. 
  • LAKE FOREST — The Hospira Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hospira, has launched (Mission: Care) 2, the 2014 Hospira Foundation Grant Challenge. 
  • MUNDELEIN – Medline Industries employees and families joined more than 20,000 walkers for the American Heart Association’s Metro Chicago Heart Walk to help prevent and reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke. 
  • GENEVA - Midwest Dental Implantology recently gave a gift of $1,000 to TriCity Family Services. 
  • HOMER GLEN — Team Citgo, a volunteer group of Citgo Lemont Refinery employees, recently helped prepare Shady Oaks Camp for another year of supporting adults and children with physical and developmental disabilities.

  • INVERNESS -- For the last 14 years, cancer patients and their loved ones have gone to The Wellness Place in Inverness for support, therapy and resources, all free, to help them through their journey.

  • ROLLING MEADOWS -- In the two weeks since the Ray Rice video broke onto the consciousness of NFL fans everywhere, calls to the state domestic abuse hotline have doubled, and the WINGS Safe House in Rolling Meadows has turned away 80 women and children, says Rebecca Darr, WINGS CEO. 
  • ELK GROVE VILLAGE -- Alexian Brothers Health System officials are saying thanks but no thanks to potential medical marijuana growers and sellers who have promised to donate funds to the system if they get a license to open business in Elk Grove Village. 
  • The key to nonprofit financial success
    Today’s most successful nonprofits in the Chicago area have a clear mission, a knowledgeable and diverse board, a fine-tuned strategy, and an accommodating financial profile. Moreover, they’re prudent about securing credit while maintaining a financially-stable organization. As senior vice president, client manager at Bank of America, I have worked with nonprofits for 10 years in the health care and institutional sector 
  • Medline sends exam gloves to help in Ebola relief effort
    MUNDELEIN -- Medline Industries Inc. is among the partners contributing needed supplies for the ongoing fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. 
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