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Eighth Annual Summer Eclipse Raises $411,000, Highlights Little Wish Foundation

Eighth Annual Summer Eclipse Raises $411,000, Highlights Little Wish Foundation

Skender Foundation hosted its annual fundraiser, Summer Eclipse, on Thursday, July 18 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. A total of $411,000 was raised in one night by sponsors and more than 500 event attendees. Of that, $30,000 will be donated to Little Wish Foundation while the balance will be dispersed to other charities dedicated to education and wellness throughout the year.

Belinda Moore Promoted to Executive Director of Skender Foundation

Belinda Moore Promoted to Executive Director of Skender Foundation

Skender Foundation recently announced the promotion of Belinda Moore to executive director. In her new role, she is responsible for developing and implementing the foundation's vision and strategic plan. Moore has been integral to Skender Foundation’s growth since the organization’s inception in 2012, most recently serving as associate executive director since June 2017.

Seventh Annual Harvesting Hope Raises $42,000 for Purple Asparagus

Seventh Annual Harvesting Hope Raises $42,000 for Purple Asparagus

The Builders’ Board of Skender Foundation hosted its annual Harvesting Hope fundraiser on October 18 at Morgan’s on Fulton. This year’s charity partner and beneficiary was Purple Asparagus, a nonprofit organization that educates children, families and the community about eating that’s good for the body and the planet. More than 300 people attended the event and raised $42,000.

Skender Partners with Solid Rock Carpenters for Annual Volunteer Day

Skender Partners with Solid Rock Carpenters for Annual Volunteer Day

Skender’s annual employee volunteer day will take on new importance this year as Framing Day—a day to volunteer locally and build housing to then be shipped in modules to where it is needed most. Through a partnership with Solid Rock Carpenters, the day will benefit the Appalachia Service Project and take place on Saturday, October 13 onsite at Skender’s new advanced manufacturing facility.

Seventh Annual Summer Eclipse Raises $380,000 for Local Charities

Seventh Annual Summer Eclipse Raises $380,000 for Local Charities

Skender Foundation hosted its annual fundraiser, Summer Eclipse, on Thursday, July 19 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. A total of $380,000 was raised in one night by sponsors and more than 500 event attendees. Of that, $30,000 will be donated to The Bridge Teen Center while the balance will be dispersed to other charities dedicated to education and wellness throughout the year. In 2017, Summer Eclipse donations went to more than 100 different charity organizations.