Fundraiser a Success!

RIVERS CASINO EVENT RAISES FUNDS FOR DES PLAINES COMMUNITY FOUNDATION In September of 2012, the Des Plaines Community Foundation held its 9th annual fundraiser at the Cube night club at the Des Plaines Rivers Casino. “The Foundation raised more than $27,000—twice the amount that was generated last year,” said Rosemary Argus, executive director of the…

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Foundation Supports United Airlines Fantasy Flight to North Pole

The Des Plaines Community Foundation supported United Airlines’ Fantasy Flight this past Christmas season. United Airlines and the Starlight Foundation gave ill Chicago-area children a Fantasy Flight to the North Pole to visit Santa Claus.  The “Chicago United Fantasy Flight” departed O’Hare International Airport at 11 a.m. on December 1, 2012.  The Fantasy Flight was flown by professional United Airlines…

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$10,000 Donated to Local Pantries

The Des Plaines Community Foundation recently presented the Self Help Closet and Food Pantry with a $5,000 donation. The Foundation also presented Maine Township Emergency Food Pantry as well as the Elk Grove Township Pantry with donations of $2,500. To date, the Des Plaines Community Foundation has donated $26,000 to the Self Help Closet &…

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