Laborers' District Council Charitable Foundation

The Laborers' District Council Charitable Foundation is committed to supporting some of the Chicago area's finest charitable organizations by raising funds at our annual event.  Because of the continued support of our tremendous sponsors, each year we have been able to increase our level of support to our selected charities and positively impact the lives of innumerable people. Since 2008, the Laborers' District Council Charitable Foundation has donated over $1.7 million combined to the following organizations:

  • Advocate Children’s Hospital
  • BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding and Education Center
  • Children’s Memorial Hospital
  • Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
  • Misericordia Heart of Mercy
  • MS Society of Greater Illinois
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Project Ladybug At Comer Children’s Hospital

Foundation Board

James P. Connolly, Chairman
Charles LoVerde, Co-Chairman & Treasurer
Vern Bauman, Co-Chairman & President
Terrence M. Healy, Honorary Chairman
Bill Martin, Director
Leonel Esparza, Director
Rich Kuczkowski, Director
Jose Zamarripa, Director
Anthony Cantone, Director
James Ellis, Director
Shawn Fitzgerald, Director
Frank Taffora, Director
Anita K. Franz, Executive Administrator