Culture and Community

    Huron Helpings Hands

    Huron is committed to supporting the selfless endeavors of our people. Through our Huron Helping Hands program, we encourage our team members to reach out, sharing their time, experiences and resources. Our team members apply their enthusiasm and skills not only with their clients, but also in their personal causes and interests.

    Huron's 2013 Day of Service

    Do More. Give More. Receive More.

    Huron’s 2013 Day of Service provides the opportunity for all of its employees to demonstrate the Company’s commitment to supporting local community organizations and causes across the globe. As part of the annual day of service, Huron employees participated in nearly 50 community service events with more than 40 different organizations worldwide. The Company’s ongoing commitment to the community brings employees together by helping others through its Huron Helping Hands program.

    View the complete list of the 2013 Day of Service Projects in the sidebar of this page.

    Civic Programs

    American Cancer Society
    American Cancer Society
    The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
    AMA Heart Walk
    American Heart Association Heart Walk
    The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. The American Heart Association teams with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Heart Walk is the premiere event for raising funds in support of the American Heart Association's lifesaving mission. Designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living, the Heart Walk creates an environment that's fun and rewarding for the entire family.
    American Red Cross
    American Red Cross
    The American Red Cross is the nation's premier emergency response organization. They provide numerous services dedicated to saving lives and helping people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago
    Boys & Girls Clubs
    Boys & Girls Clubs provide hope, stability, and opportunity for youth and make a difference in their lives. Their mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.
    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is dedicated to the health and well-being of all children. As the pediatric teaching facility of Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, this commitment drives Lurie Children’s to be a leader in pediatric healthcare delivery; in research into the prevention, causes, and treatment of diseases that affect children; in education for physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals; and in advocacy for the general well-being of all children. As a charitable organization, Lurie Children’s serves children and their families to the best of their abilities and the limits of their resources.
    Coordinated Advice and Referral Program for Legal Services
    Coordinated Advice and Referral Program for Legal Services
    The Coordinated Advice and Referral Program for Legal Services (CARPLS) strives to help lower income individuals address their legal needs in a timely and cost effective manner. Their legal assistance hotline provides callers with immediate access to an attorney. With this method, CARPLS disposes of its cases at a much lower cost per case than traditional legal aid programs. CARPLS was started following an Illinois Legal Needs Study that showed 80% of the legal needs of the poor in Illinois went unmet. Since May of 1993, CARPLS attorneys have answered over 200,000 phone calls from low-income individuals seeking legal assistance.
    HFS Chicago Scholars
    HFS Chicago Scholars
    The HFS Chicago Scholars is a nonprofit corporation created for the express purpose of supporting the educational aspirations of economically disadvantaged, but academically motivated Chicago inner-city youth. The HFS programs provide a safe and intellectually rich support system that is necessary for talented young minds to thrive and succeed.
    Interfaith Ministries
    Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston
    Interfaith Ministries (IM) brings people of diverse faith traditions together for dialogue, collaboration, and service. IM’s programs advocate for the needs and rights of at-risk and special needs children, enhance the independence and dignity of low-income seniors, and improve the quality of life for refugees.
    Make-A-Wish Foundation
    Make-A-Wish Foundation
    Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. This organization has reached more than 144,000 children worldwide.
    Huron Helping Hands

    Diane Doherty
    P (312) 583-8702

    Community Service Projects
    • American Red Cross
    • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
    • Arushi Girls Home, Salaam Balaak Trust
    • Boys & Girls Club of Chicago
    • Broward Outreach Center a division of Miami Rescue Mission Miami Rescue Mission, Inc.
    • Career Gear
    • Change for Kids, Inc.
    • Chicago Cares
    • Chicago Park District
    • Chicago Public Schools
    • DC Central Kitchen
    • Dress for Success
    • Earlsmead Primary School and Children's Centre
    • EdgeAlliance, Inc.
    • Family Foundation Fund
    • Food Bank of the Rockies
    • Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation
    • Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan
    • Greater Chicago Food Depository
    • Horizons for Homeless Children
    • Houston Food Bank
    • Hudson River Park Trust
    • Humane Society of Charlotte
    • Inspiration Corporation
    • Junior Achievement of Atlanta
    • Las Vegas Rescue Mission
    • Miriam's Kitchen
    • North Texas Food Bank
    • Oregon Food Bank
    • Platoons Forward
    • Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana
    • Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oregon and Southwest Washington (RMHC®)
    • Ronald McDonald House of Durham, Inc.
    • Rose Brooks Center
    • San Diego Adaptive Sports Foundation
    • Second Harvest Food Bank serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
    • Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
    • Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
    • St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance
    • Support Our Troops Initiative
    • The Cara Program
    • The Generous Garden Project
    • The ReBuilding Center of Our United Villages
    • Windy City Habitat for Humanity