Chicago, IL – February 13, 2019 – In keeping with its annual tradition of giving back to local and national charities during the holiday season Clune Construction Company (Clune) is proud to announce their 2018 charitable contributions. The charities that received donations from Clune were personally selected by its employees and have a special significance to each of its five locations.
“It’s a privilege to support the organizations in our communities that have close and meaningful connections to Clune’s staff,” said Bill Abromitis, CEO of Clune Construction. “Clune’s charitable culture is one we are very proud of. It is a direct reflection of our commitment to our employees and the organizations they personally care about.”
2018 recipients are:
Chicago Police Memorial Foundation is dedicated to honoring the lives of our fallen heroes who have been killed or catastrophically injured in the line of duty. Clune’s donation will go toward servicing the families of those who have selflessly served and protected Chicago and its residents by ensuring their sacrifice is not forgotten.
The Fresh Air Fund is a New York-based organization that gives children from low-income communities the opportunity to experience outdoor summer adventures that unlock their limitless potential. Clune’s donation will help provide these life changing programs for thousands of New York City children.
The Battle Buddy Foundation was founded by combat veterans with the combined mission of assisting veterans, of all eras, in the acquisition of service dogs, while providing a network of peer support and activity, and promoting education and awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), the current veteran suicide epidemic, and the life-saving benefits of highly trained service dogs.
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank fights hunger and food insecurity within the Los Angeles area by acquiring food and distributing it to those in need through local charitable organizations.
Clune’s donation will be used to provide 10,000 meals to Los Angeles residents who need assistance putting food on the table for their families.
The Guardsmen provides access to high-quality educational and outdoor activities for San Francisco’s inner-city youth. Clune’s donation will enable The Guardsmen to provide these opportunities to kids who would otherwise not have the chance to experience them.
Boulder Crest Retreat’s 37-acre Virginia retreat provides combat veterans and their families a getaway that integrates evidence-based therapies in a safe, peaceful space. The donation they received from Clune will allow them to provide services to veterans dealing with combat-related stress through strength and growth based training.
The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association provides emotional support and a sense of hope, strength and connection for individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome, their families and the professionals who treat them. Clune’s donation will go towards the organizations’ parent-mentor program, a popular initiative that helps family members support their loved-ones who have Prader-Willi Syndrome.
Clune’s Pledge for Cancer Research
Clune made an annual contribution to Gateway for Cancer Research, a national, non-profit organization committed to funding innovative, cutting-edge cancer research. The donation is part of a $1 million pledge Clune made to Gateway. Each year Clune continues to provide a contribution as part of its partnership with the organization.
In addition to these donations, Clune contributes to numerous charities and their employees donate their time to various causes throughout the year.