Skender Construction

Overview

Skender Foundation was built on the belief that everyone should have access to tools that help people make prosperous life decisions. 

Since our 2012 inception, we have contributed more than $700,000 to deserving organizations and hosted six signature events in downtown Chicago. In 2014, over 70 charitable organizations impacting education and wellness benefitted from the Foundation’s funds. Skender Foundation also includes the Builders’ Board, a group of next generation leaders working to inspire positive and sustainable change in the community.

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Overview

Skender Foundation was built on the belief that everyone should have access to tools that help people make prosperous life decisions. 

Since our 2012 inception, we have contributed more than $700,000 to deserving organizations and hosted six signature events in downtown Chicago. In 2014, over 70 charitable organizations impacting education and wellness benefitted from the Foundation’s funds. Skender Foundation also includes the Builders’ Board, a group of next generation leaders working to inspire positive and sustainable change in the community.

Mission: Empower and inspire mindful individuals and groups to achieve lifelong successes in education and wellness.

Vision: Perpetuate the legacy of giving through gifts, time and talent to those in need.

               

Leadership

It is not always about giving back through financial contributions. Experiencing the results and impacting others is what really inspires us.

As Chair and President of Skender Foundation, Cheryl Skender is responsible for overseeing fundraising, community outreach and supporting the organization’s mission and vision.

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Leadership

It is not always about giving back through financial contributions. Experiencing the results and impacting others is what really inspires us.

As Chair and President of Skender Foundation, Cheryl Skender is responsible for overseeing fundraising, community outreach and supporting the organization’s mission and vision.

Cheryl Skender
Chair and President

Skender is also Vice President of Strategic Relationships at Skender Construction. She serves on the boards of Common Threads, Dominican University and Friends of Prentice. She is also a contributing member of CREW Chicago, The Ely Chapter of Lambda Alpha International and Women in Planning + Development.

 

Events

Please join us for Harvesting Hope 2015 at House of Blues Chicago. 

Skender Foundation’s Builders' Board will host its annual fundraiser, Harvesting Hope, on Thursday, October 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at House of Blues Chicago. This year's event will help raise funds for charity partner Foundations of Music, a nonprofit organization that provides programs designed to implement culturally relevant, hands-on music education for children in Chicago.

To purchase tickets for Harvesting Hope 2015, click here.

 

Sponsors

Thank you to our 2015 Summer Eclipse sponsors:

  • Premier Sponsor
    • Maron Electric Company
  • Platinum Sponsors
    • Admiral - Heating and Ventilation, Inc.
    • Glass Solutions, Inc.
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Sponsors

Thank you to our 2015 Summer Eclipse sponsors:

  • Premier Sponsors
    • Maron Electric Company
  • Media Sponsor
  • Platinum Sponsors
    • Admiral - Heating and Ventilation, Inc.
    • Glass Solutions, Inc.
    • PCI - Performance Contracting Company
    • Rex Electric & Techologies, LLC
    • Titan Electric
    • The Hill Group
    • Anning Johnson Company
    • Glass Solutions
    • Continental Electrical Co.
  • Gold Sponsors
    • Barrier Corporation (Krez Group)
    • BMO Harris Bank
    • Commercial Carpet Consultants
    • Monarch Construction Co. 
  • Silver Sponsors
    • Air Comfort 
    • CCI Flooring, Inc.
    • Commercial Carpet Consultants
    • Ewing-Doherty Mechanical, Inc.
    • Freeborn & Peters
    • Great Lakes Plumbing & Heating
    • Heneghan Wrecking Co., Inc. 
    • Illini Hardware Corporation 
    • Jolen Electric and Communications
    • Schaaf Glass
    • Skyline Decorating
    • Westside Mechanical 
  • Bronze Sponsors
    • Berger Excavating Contractors
    • Carey Electric, Inc.
    • Conjure
    • Glass Concepts, LLC
    • ICT Construction & Tech.
    • Inter Ocean Cabinet Company
    • Imperial Woodworking Company
    • Inter Ocean Cabinet Company
    • Kazmer Tile and Stone
    • National Decorating Service
    • NorthStar Contracting Group, Inc.
    • Nova Fire Protection Inc.
    • Warren F. Thomas Plumbing
  • Honorable Mention
    • Air-Rite Heating, Inc. 
    • All American Exterior Solution
    • Alliance Co. 
    • AVI Systems, Inc. 
    • Burnham Nationwide
    • D&H Energy Management
    • F.E. Moran 
    • Modernfold Chicago, Inc. 
    • Moran Electrical Contracting
    • Quality Excavation, Inc.