Seasons of Service

Des Plaines Community Foundation purchased hair bows for Chippewa Junior High School Cheerleaders as a small thank you to girls who have given volunteer hours to the Foundation. The Foundation also donated $250 each to Catholic Charities, Bessie’s Table and Feed My Sheep. The three organizations cook weekly hot meals for the needy.

FOUNDATION OFFERS FOUR EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS

The Des Plaines Community Foundation offered four $1,500 scholarships to Des Plaines college-bound students. This is the fourth year the Foundation has offered scholarships. The four recipients for scholarships are Amanda Rey and Mallory Tamillo from Maine West High School, Melissa Picchi from Elk Grove High School, and Anetta Siemanowicz from Maine East High School. “We believe that helping our…