Category Archives: From our nonprofits

Posted on February 5, 2013 @ 10:00 am by

Open the Floodgates!

Designer Terra Hambly has taken a seat at the helm of our EPIC rally for the nonprofit Gateway to Learning. Gateway gives adults with developmental disabilities skills to contribute to their community while living fulfilling, meaningful lives. While they achieve this mission in many ways, their latest endeavor is to open a café that will […]

Posted on February 4, 2013 @ 1:00 pm by

Next Up… 826CHI

EPIC’s next rally season is underway. Kenny Lapins of Chi-town’s designkitchen is leading the charge for our 826CHI rally. The writing-focused nonprofit inspires teachers and students through workshops, field trips and tutoring sessions for more than 3,500 Chicago students. 826CHI doesn’t just inspire learning. It shapes the next generation of self-expressive language lovers. The EPIC […]

Posted on February 2, 2013 @ 10:15 am by

Before and After: From Glue Sticks to Brand Beauty

Miss the end-of-rally EPIC party this month? Ohhhh, man. You missed a goodie. We celebrated the pro-bono work of our latest volunteer team, co-led by Conor McFerran of Lift Collective and Robert Olding of Sears. Working on behalf of the Young Center, a nonprofit that advocates for unaccompanied migrant children, the team executed a 360-degree […]

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Posted on September 27, 2011 @ 8:00 am by

Put Aside Your “Everythings” and . . . “Do Something!”

By Michelle M. Ernsdorff, Founder, Compass to Care, a nonprofit that schedules and pays for the travel arrangements families require to seek the best cancer care for their children. “One is not born into the world to do everything but to do something.” —Henry David Thoreau, poet, writer, philosopher We all have moments when we […]