Charities

Nothing is more important to Valley Fire than giving back to the community. We are proud and privileged to participate in numerous volunteer programs, organizations, fundraisers and community events. We thank our associates, customers and vendors for making our contributions to these worthy causes possible.Please join us in making a difference by visiting and sponsoring the following charities:

PaperIcon Catholic Charities – All about help and just about everywhere. Catholic Charities is in your neighborhood. With more than 162 programs at 157 locations across Cook and Lake counties, we help people of all races and religions move toward empowerment and self-sufficiency. Last year we touched the lives of more than 1 million parents, children, seniors and individuals, helping them through hard times.
Read the Catholic Charities Nite at the Net Event letter.
Site:
www.catholiccharities.net
PaperIcon The Salvation Army – The Salvation Army has been ministering in the Tri-city area since 1951, actively seeking to meet both spiritual and physical needs in the name of Jesus Christ without discrimination.
Read the Salvation Army Letter.
Site:
www.satricity.org
PaperIcon Kane County Fire Chiefs Association – The Association will always strive to provide up-to-date information on our Web site.  Please check back often for updates on various areas of interest.
Read the Kane County Fire Chiefs Association Letter.
Site:
www.kanefirechiefs.org
PaperIcon Wheaton Academy – The mission of Wheaton Academy is to nurture growth in our students through relationships, excellence, and service to the glory of God. Since its founding in 1853, Wheaton Academy has been an educational institution committed to the evangelical Christian faith. The school was established on the belief that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.
Read the Wheaton Academy 2012 Alumni & Friends Booster Scramble Letter.
Site:
www.wheatonacademy.org
PaperIcon Institute of Real Estate Management – For over 75 years, IREM has been the source for real estate management professionals to build, connect, and grow. An affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, and with nearly 18,000 members, we are dedicated to providing education, resources, information, and opportunities to real estate management professionals.
Read the IREM Silent Auction letter.
Site:
www.irem.org
PaperIcon Nazareth Academy Parents Club – The Parents Club provides fundraising support, social networking, service opportunities and “spirit” during the school year. One of our major events is the Parents Club Auction. The 2011 auction raised over $250,000 for your students educational needs. This could not be accomplished without your support.
Read the Nazareth Academy Parents Club Auction letter.
Site:
www.nazarethacademy.com
PaperIcon Aurora Regional Fire Museum – The Aurora Regional Fire Museum will preserve and exhibit the artifacts and history of Aurora and surrounding area fire departments, as well as teach and promote fire safety and prevention.
Read the Aurora Regional Fire Museum letter.
Site:
www.auroraregionalfiremuseum.org
PaperIcon National Fallen Firefighters Foundation – Since 1992 the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has developed and expanded programs to honor our fallen fire heroes and assist their families and coworkers.
Read the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation letter.
Site:
www.firehero.org
PaperIcon Misericordia Women’s League – Misericordia supports 550 children and adults with mild to profound developmental disabilities from all racial, religious and socio-economic backgrounds.
Read the Misericordia letter.
  Site:
www.misericordia.org
PaperIcon Central DuPage Health Foundation – At Central DuPage Health Foundation, our goal is a simple one: Improve healthcare for people throughout our community by supporting Central DuPage Hospital and its affiliates.
Read the Central DuPage Health Foundation letter.
  Site:
www.cdhealthfoundation.org
PaperIcon CASA Kane County – CASA Kane County is a nonprofit, volunteer organization that advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the Juvenile Court system.
Read the CASA letter.
  Site:
www.casakanecounty.org
PaperIcon Marklund at Mill Creek – Marklund is a private, not-for-profit organization which exists to help infants, children, and adults who have severe and profound developmental disabilities reach their highest potential and live a full and happy life.
Read the Marklund letter.
     Site:
www.marklund.org
PaperIcon Friends of DuPage Animal Care & Control Foundation – Friends of DuPage County Animal Care and Control is a not-for-profit organization that provides unwanted and abandoned animals in DuPage County with a second chance at life by raising funds to ensure compassionate care and ‘open admission’ efforts that aim to never turn away an animal in need.
Read the FDCACC letter.
     Site:
www.dupageanimalfriends.org