November 29, 2018 – We were honored to see ourselves on the Alliance Franchise Brands website – “Putting the giving back in Thanksgiving!” Click here to read the article here.
November 23, 2018 – We were honored to see ourselves on the Daily Herald’s webpage and printed edition. Click here to read the article here.
November 21, 2018 – We were honored to be recognized by the Tony Robbins Foundation on their Facebook page. Click here to read their Facebook Post.
Special Thanks to our 2018 Assembly Crew! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to the over 600 Volunteers who showed up to dedicate their time to help us in our mission to deliver 1335 complete Thanksgiving Dinners to area residents, friends, and families in need. A record-setting year! We almost DOUBLED the number of families served!! Our volunteers were amazing, the drivers were amazing,
Extra Special Thanks to our 2018 board members and planning committee for making our fourth year a success! We almost DOUBLED our impact, and managed to both speed up and streamline the assembly day process, while still keeping it super fun!!! We are always looking for new people interested in helping out, so let us know if you want to join the team for
November 5, 2018 – Chicago Tribune article on Basket Brigade! Click here to read the article written on the Tribune Website.
November 20, 2018 – Chicago Tribune article on Basket Brigade! Click here to read the article written on the Tribune Website.
The Basket Brigade Committee gives back as we volunteer at Bernie’s Book Bank. Bernie’s Book Bank sources, processes and distributes quality new and gently used children’s books to significantly increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicagoland. Bernie’s Book Bank is the leading provider of quality books to at-risk children in the Chicagoland area. Bernie’s Book Bank is named for
Basket Brigade Executive Director, and owner of Allegra Marketing, Print & Mail in Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Illinois was recently honored at the Alliance Franchise Brands annual convention for being a business owner who is “Making It Matter” Alliance Franchise Brands CEO, Michael Marcantonio selected the recipients of this honor by looking at franchisees who are going beyond simple donations and putting their hearts and