Patrick BMW is a Proud Sponsor & Supporter of our Community


As part of the Patrick Automotive Group, supporting community organizations and charities is at the heart of everyone at Patrick BMW. Check out the people and organizations we're proud to support below, and if you're interested in becoming a community partner with us, feel free to contact us and let us help your organization today!


Patrick BMW Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

 
October 29, 2019 marked Patrick Automotive Group's 1st Annual Employee Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

All Patrick employees were encouraged to wear pink, donate $5 towards the fight against breast cancer, and take a department photo to show their support. We are proud to say that employees at each of our locations participated.

All donations collected were delivered to Gateway for Cancer Research, here in Schaumburg, IL. Gateway's vision is: "To shape a world in which a cancer diagnosis is no longer feared."

Above are some photos collected of our successful day, and we look forward to continuing to show our support.

For more information about Gateway for Cancer Research, please visit: www.gatewaycr.org




The Woodfield Area Children's Organization (W.A.C.O.)

W.A.C.O. Partnerships Include:

  • The Children's Advocacy Center of North & NW Cook County (Care for Abused Children)
  • CAFE (Children and Family Education)
  • Children's Home + Aid + Family Center (Subsidized Daycare for 110 Children)
  • ECDEC (Early Childhood Development Enrichment Center)
  • FIND PI (Family Involvement Nurturing Development & Prevention Initiative)
  • Two Rivers Head Start - Located in Elgin, IL
  • U.S. Marine Corps Reserves - "Toys for Tots"
 

As part of their assistance program, W.A.C.O. collects and delivers a wide variety of needed items to the above groups, including:

 

The Woodfield Area Children's Organization's mission is fulfilled primarily through these annual events:


  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Books
  • School Supplies
  • Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Bedding
  • Toys
  • Games
 
  • End of Winter Coat Drive
  • Partner Bowling
  • Read to Succeed Children's Book Drive
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Partner Softball
  • Soap, Shampoo & School Supplies Drive
  • Coats for Kids Program
  • Thanksgiving Food Drive
  • Christmas Shopping Tours
  • Toys for Tots Toy Collection
  • Bill Kelly Scholarship
  • John Bestman Scholarship
  • Michael O'Malley Scholarship
 

For more information and volunteer opportunities, please visit: www.waco4kids.org


The Thyroid, Head & Neck Cancer Foundation (THANC)



 


The Thyroid, Head & Neck Cancer Foundation's (THANC) mission is to support the research and education in the early detection and treatment of thyroid, head and neck cancer, to advancing new therapies, and to alleviating the suffering and functional impairment of patients who undergo treatment. The THANC Foundation was incorporated in 2003 and quickly became the largest private funder of research in the United States for these types of cancers.

In 2009, THANC became the first U.S. member of the global Head and Neck Research Network (HNRN) and refocused research funding internally on collaborative initiatives as a member of this organization.

In addition to research, THANC funded continuing professional medical education through sponsorship of the Multidisciplinary Management of Head and Neck Cancer and Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease until 2011, when the 20th Annual Course was held. The Foundation supports the Head & Neck Oncologic and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery, and Thyroid/Parathyroid Surgery Fellowship, a program accredited by the American Head and Neck Society.

THANC's resources also focus on community awareness and education as well as patient outreach and support initiatives. Under the medical direction of Dr. Mark Urken, THANC is housed within the Institute for Head and Neck and Thyroid Cancer at the Phillips Ambulatory Care Center at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center.

For more information, please visit: thancfoundation.org



Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)


 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra "Alex" Scott (1996-2004). In 2000, 4-year-old Alex announced that she wanted to hold a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for all children with cancer. Since Alex held that first stand, the Foundation bearing her name has evolved into a national fundraising movement, complete with thousands of supporters across the country carrying her legacy of hope.

For more information, please visit: alexslemonadestand.org









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