58 Doing Good

Fairmount’s “Pie in the Face” assembly celebrates school donation

Fairmount’s “Pie in the Face” assembly celebrates school donation

Last month, the Fairmount Student Council challenged students and families to volunteer at Feed My Starving Children and/or donate money to help the nonprofit provide meals to starving children. Fairmount promised that if the school raised $400, they would host a school-wide “Pie in the Face” assembly, with 18 teachers […]

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Herrick raises $1,650 to support Ride Janie Ride, a local nonprofit

Herrick raises $1,650 to support Ride Janie Ride, a local nonprofit

Herrick students recently raised $1,650 to support the Ride Janie Ride Foundation, a local non-profit that annually helps cancer patients pay for critical life-saving cancer treatments. This year, the organization is helping three children from Downers Grove, Woodridge and Plainfield. “It was really great to see how open Herrick students […]

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Area athletic trainers give back to District 58

Area athletic trainers give back to District 58

Area athletic trainers from Athletico, Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South wanted to give back to the community this month, which is National Athletic Training Month. They teamed up with District 58’s Blessings in a Backpack program to make it happen! Blessings in a Backpack provides low-income students with […]

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Fairmount gives back at Feed My Starving Children

Fairmount families recently volunteered to pack meals at Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit that provides nutritionally-complete meals for malnourished children. Fairmount brought 169 children, parents and teachers to participate in the event! Thanks to their efforts, they packed 196 boxes and 42,336 meals – enough to feed 116 kids […]

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Herrick seventh grader named Blackhawks Fan of the Game for community service

The Chicago Blackhawks will name Herrick seventh grader Gabriella Frank the “Blackhawks Fan of the Game” for her outstanding community service during their game tonight! “Gabriella received this honor due to her ongoing commitment to her program, Gabi’s Helping Hands,” said her mother, Heather. “She created her own program to donate […]

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