The organizers of the Notre Dame University Executive Business Council of Chicago received “great feedback” on Bob Shea’s presentation to that group earlier this month.
Devices 4 the Disabled was the featured community service organization at the meeting. Bob told the story of how he and Ed Kane founded D4D, and how we are helping those in need receive medical equipment to gain new mobility. The event enabled D4D to make new connections in the Chicago business community.
Here, Bob shows the Notre Dame group the Emmy we received from Brad Edwards of CBS Chicago.
Our partner Am Shalom Reform Congregation in Glencoe has a strong commitment to social action, as evidenced by its many programs to feed the hungry, help Syrian refugees, and provide clothing for needy children.
In keeping with that commitment, last Thursday, Feb. 9, D4D was invited to Am Shalom’s Executive Board dinner. Bob Shea, Joel Heifitz, and Paul Goldman attended. All of us at D4D would like to thank Rabbi Stark Lowenstein for his very generous donation. Am Shalom already serves as a dropoff point for equipment for D4D, and we look forward to even closer cooperation in the future.
In this image from the Executive Board dinner, Bob Shea shows off the Emmy Award presented to us by Brad Edwards of CBS, while Paul Goldman looks on.
Last week, we passed along news of a wheelchair-enabled van we donated to Henry Aluyi, a retired Nigerian professor and U.S. citizen. Here are some new photos of D4D’s staff (Bob Shea, Dan Popuch, and Meisha Robinson) with Mr. Aluyi … Continue reading →