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HOW 2007 Annual Report available: "HOW To"

HOW has been supported by many generous foundations, corporations, associations, and individuals over the years. We are grateful to all of you.

Visit HOW's Foundations, Corporations, and Associations page for a list of additional partners.

Visit HOW's HOW Kind Charitable Product Donations page

HOW Very Stellar 2008:

Presenting Sponsor

McDonald's Corporation

Benefit Sponsors
DDB Chicago
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Foundation
Leo Burnett/Arc Worldwide

Corporate Sponsors
Creata Promotions
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation
Creata Promotions
The Marketing Store
MB Financial Bank
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg, LLP
US Bank

McDermott, Will & Emery
Richard Melman

Friends of HOW
Devon Bank

Civic Committee
Doris & Harvey Adelstein
Don Alan and Cecily Crawther
Curt & Jennifer Conklin
Victori & Peter Donati
Tom Dutton and Liz Michaels & Greenberg Travig, LLC
James and Marsha Fox
Tracy Healy & Gregory Beard
G. Marie Leaner
Lindsay Sullivan McCann & Emmett McCann
Richard Melman
John N. Moore
Laura Ricketts & Heidi Grathouse
Todd Ricketts & Sylvie Legere
John Moore
Alexandra and Matthew Moran
Rachel Perrier & GATX Corporation
Tom and Dr. Cece Ricketts
Larry Shawver and Lynn Keen
Lorna Groethe Shawver
Donna Welch
Tracy Wik

Fall Into Fashion 2007 Event Sponsors

Haute Couture & Award Presentation Sponsor
National City Bank

North Shore Community Bank & Trust

Sac-a- Main Couture
S & C Electric Foundation
Fitted by the Best, Brooklyn, NY

Tres Chic
Juice Plus

Community Shares of Illinois
Community Shares of Illinois (CSI) links people and their passions, connecting caring donors with local organizations that are changing peoples lives---and Illinois communities for the better every day.

CSI represents almost 80 nonprofit organizations that improve the quality of life in Illinois by tackling a broad spectrum of social issues. Its mission is to give employees expanded choices in workplace giving programs, enhance their awareness of the valuable services provided by lcoal grassroots organizations, generate critically needed support for those organizations and raise the level of workplace philanthropy in communities across Illinois.

As a member of community shares Housing Opportunities for Women (HOW) program and services benefit directly from the finanical contributions people make at their workplace.

Click here to learn more about Community Shares of Illinois
Click here to learn more about Share A Meal, a fundraising event of CSI and its partners.