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June 19, 2019


For the fifth year in a row, team members of HSAwareness filled and donated 24 brand new backpacks brimming with supplies for preschoolers at Chicago Commons Paulo Freire Family Center to prepare them for their first year of kindergarten. These students were given all of the essentials for a successful school year including folders, notebooks, crayons, […]

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December 18, 2018


This year, HSAwareness again partnered with Chicago Commons to help provide holiday gifts to local families-in-need. Chicago Commons identified 10 families within their community and worked with them to prepare a holiday wishlist for each family member including both essential winter clothing items as well as toys and games. Once the lists were made, the team […]

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October 15, 2018


As part of the organization’s fall book drive, HSAwareness donated 128 books to the library of Gillespie Technology Magnet Cluster School, a Chicago Public School located in the city’s West Chesterfield neighborhood. Throughout the month of September, HSA’s Josephine Thomas-Hoytt and Olivia Wirth helped collect or purchase new and gently-used, hardcover children’s books for kindergarten through 2nd […]

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June 29, 2018


This month, the HSAwareness Wisconsin team visited the Ronald McDonald House of Eastern Wisconsin to prepare lunches for local families staying in the organization’s facility in Milwaukee.  HSA’s Dion Watton and George Hunt participated in the Lunch-2-Go program, preparing sandwiches, salads, and other healthy meal options for the residents and their children. As Ronald McDonald […]

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May 7, 2018


Last week, a team of HSA volunteers led by Bob Smietana and Josephine Thomas-Hoytt rolled up their sleeves and got their hands dirty for Chicago Commons’ Paulo Freire Family Center in the south side Chicago neighborhood, Back of the Yards. HSA’s social outreach initiative HSAwareness has returned to the center every spring for the past […]

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December 18, 2017


This month, the HSAwareness team joined forces with the firm’s long-time partner, Chicago Commons, to bring holiday gifts to ten local families-in-need. Families were selected from four of Chicago Commons’ local family centers and asked to supply names, ages, clothing sizes, and toy requests for each child; the specificity ensures children awaken to items on […]

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May 5, 2017


For the third year in a row, a team of volunteers from HSAwareness traveled to Chicago Commons’ Paulo Freire Family Center yesterday in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighorhood to help spruce up the facility’s playground ahead of the new school year. HSA’s team worked all afternoon to spread new mulch and woodchips, plant flowers, […]

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March 6, 2017


For the sixth year in a row, HSAwareness sponsored a food drive over the holidays to help provide meals for local families throughout the Chicago area. Canned goods and other shelf-stable foods were collected and donated to the Greather Chicago Food Depository to help support its mission to fight food insecurity in our community. Last week, […]

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February 7, 2017


Friday, in honor of National Wear Red Day the HSAwareness team encouraged employees to wear red and help spread awareness on the risk of heart attack and stroke. For every participating team member, HSA pledged to donate $25 to the American Heart Association, motivating company-wide support. Friday morning, the corporate Chicago office flooded with red, […]

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December 15, 2016


This month, the HSAwareness team worked with HSA’s community outreach partner, Chicago Commons, to fulfill the holiday wish lists of ten local families-in-need. Selected families were asked to supply names, ages, and clothing sizes for each family member, as well as toy requests for each child. Once the wish lists were received, a team of […]

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