Crystal Lake Automotive proudly supports our local community and following non-profit organizations.
Founded more than 40 years ago by a group of volunteers, 360 Communities provides hope and support to more than 18,000 individuals each year with 9 programs in over 40 locations, including a network of five food shelves, two domestic violence shelters, two resource centers and three programs that support school success from birth through high school graduation. About 1,300 volunteers donate their time, energy and talent in support of 360 Communities every year.
360 Communities employs data-driven research to identify trends, strengths and vulnerabilities, and then work with key community partners to build and implement action plans. At the same time, we offer an interconnected web of opportunities that develop individual and community strength. Doing this work in partnership with caring residents creates ongoing change for the better, which leads to a brighter future for everyone.
For more information visit www.360communities.org
Food For Kidz
Food for Kidz mission packages and distribute nutritious meals to hungry children and their families where crisis has struck and there is an immediate need. When situations like natural disasters, war, and famine seem insurmountable, it’s important to remember that people like you, coming together with friends and family to package food and offer compassion MAKE A DIFFERENCE. Regardless of how temporary the situation or how great the need, every decision you make to touch the life of another begins a cycle of empowering change.
Change has to start somewhere, and it’s often with the simplicity of a meal. We have always believed mobile packaging events are a good idea and can be the impetus of change in the lives of volunteers, as well as those receiving the meals. Everywhere we go we are met with enthusiasm and a volunteering spirit that is great. Together we have been able to make a difference in the lives of millions of children all over the world!
Sustainability is the momentum that keeps change going in a direction that impacts lives for years to come. That’s why Food for Kidz is interested in reaching a hand out across the street or making connections around the world to amplify helpful actions into sustainable solutions.
For more information visit www.foodforkidz.org
Keys to Progress
This Veterans Day we’ll be participating in Progressive’s annual Keys to Progress® event in partnership with the National Auto Body Council’s Recycled Rides™ program so that more than 130 of our nation’s veterans and their families can drive away with a refurbished car.
Along with the amazing work done by network body shops, Progressive also receives generous support and contributions from these partners as well:
- The National Auto Body Council graciously supports the Keys to Progress event as part of its Recycled Rides program.
- Enterprise provides insurance written by Progressive for each donated vehicle for the first six months and also offers free car rentals to transport families to the Progressive Service Centers for the event as needed.
- VRC Investigations, a veteran-owned and operated organization, helps support the recipient selection process each year.
- The Original 1-800-Charity Cars, powered by AudaExplore, a Solera Company, donates resources to facilitate titling and registration of vehicles for recipients.
- Two national salvage partners, Copart and Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc., donate some of the vehicles.
For more information visit lifelanes.progressive.com/keys-to-progress-2015/
Toys for Tots
Toys for Tots helps less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future.
For more information visit www.toysfortots.org