Our People Give Back the Most

We are proud that our employees often take it upon themselves to give back to the communities in which they live and serve on various levels, however they can. From donating their time to donating their money, our people are what makes our community so strong and dynamic. We understand our impact as community builders and realize that the more we can provide to local charities and organizations in their time of need, the better our communities can become.

We are happy to provide support to a variety of organizations, including Easter Seals, March of Dimes, City of Hope, After School Matters, Iowa Disaster Recovery, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will & Grundy Counties, Cornerstone Services, Inc., Regional CARE Association, Guardian Angel Community Services, Lamb’s Fold Center for Women & Children, Boy Scouts of America, the Chicago Blackhawks Alumni Association, the Northern Illinois Food Bank, and many others.

 

Select Recent Events

DuPage County Regional Business Outlook Session – June 2022

Zachary Harbour attended the DuPage County Regional Business Outlook Session for various great speeches, outlooks, and inspiration from Dan Cronin, Cara Esser, Tim Crane, and Jarrett Payton. Valuable perspectives were shared and a motivational look at the future focusing on working together for a better tomorrow was instilled.

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Michael J. Burke Networking Event – May 2022

We hosted an exclusive networking event with a special guest speaker, Illinois Supreme Couty Justice Michael J. Burke. We had a great turnout, enjoyed delicious catering from Angeli’s in Naperville, and tapped a few local Plainfield Werk Force Brewing Co. kegs. We would like to thank everyone who was able to attend or donate; we genuinely appreciate every single one of you!

McHenry County Sheriff Robb Tadelman – May 2022

Harbour’s Vice President, Zachary Harbour, was pleased to attend and support Robb Tadelman at the golf outing on May 9th in McHenry County!

Hockey Players in Business – April 2022

Zach Harbour connected with the Chicago Hockey Network in April 29th’s adult hockey beanpot tournament for Hockey Players in Business Night! Hockey Players in Business is a networking association organized as a not-for-profit with chapters worldwide.

Illinois Institute of Technology – April 2022

Harbour was proud to announce that our Vice President, Zachary Harbour, was invited again to provide architectural reviews at the Illinois Institute of Technology! As an IIT Alum, Zach was extremely honored to be invited again and assist with the student review process and provide his real-world industry insights from the perspective of both an Architect and Contractor.

Marine Corps. Scholarship Foundation’s Chicago Dinner – October 2021

The Chicago Dinner is a yearly event working to ensure that every child of a severely injured Marine or Navy Corpsman has the chance to pursue the American dream their parents served to defend. The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation was established to honor the service and sacrifice of Marines and their families. The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation helps cover the cost of attending post-high school, undergraduate, and career and technical education programs. Every gift has a significant life-changing impact. Please visit the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation website to learn more or donate.

Bohne Foundation Golf Outing – September 2021

Harbour attended the 2021 golf outing for The Bohne Foundation, a global charity dedicated to feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, comforting the destitute, and encouraging the hopeless while aiding the neediest members of our global community.

Charitable Contributions at the Braceville Cemetery

Braceville Gardner Cemetery – July 2021

In July of 2021, with the initiative and heart of a member of our rail team and his family, Harbour was allowed to help improve the grounds of the Braceville Gardner Cemetery. The cemetery is located at 7295 East Braceville Road in Braceville, Illinois. Jay’s wife lost her son, Gavin, 15 years ago, and this year, Jay opted to celebrate Gavin’s life and legacy by donating time, efforts, and resources towards necessary cemetery improvements. At the Braceville Gardner Cemetery, Jay focused efforts on filling in hazardous low areas and potholes, using the stone ordered by Harbour and the company’s skid-steer loader. Thank you, Jay.

Special Connections of Grundy County – August 2021

The non-profit organization provides social activities for people of all ages and disabilities in and around Grundy County, Illinois. The program’s mission is to connect people with disabilities to their community through social interactions, education, and recreational opportunities.

AHAI Foundation Golf Outing – August 2021

Harbour Golf Events

The Amateur Hockey Association Illinois (AHAI) Foundation Golf Outing allowed Harbour to provide support by teeing off on the green.

Mokena Mayors Charity Foundation 30th Annual Golf Outing – August 2021

The foundation was founded in 1991 as a philanthropic endeavor that has raised and distributed over $360,000 to local civic and charitable organizations benefiting seniors, youth groups, veterans, and individuals with special needs and three annual college scholarships for Mokena students.

Golf Outing for Mayor Irvin – August 2021

Harbour attended and sponsored the 2nd Annual Golf Outing for Mayor Irvin at the Phillips Park Golf Course, located at 1001 Hill Avenue in Aurora, Illinois. Being an active member of the communities that we build has always been a focus for Harbour. The team was happy to share a great day of golf on the green in Aurora!

Charities and Organizations We Proudly Support

Harbour has been serving and building communities since the company's inception in 1959. We know our success is due in no small part to those communities we helped build and develop. As a family-owned and operated company, Harbour strongly values the opportunity to give back in ways that impact our communities positively.
Charitable Contribution to Big Brothers Big Sisters Charitable Contribution to March of Dimes Charitable Contribution to City of Hope Charitable Contribution to Guardian Angel Charitable Contribution to Marine Corps Charitable Contribution to Boy Scouts fo America Charitable Contribution to After School Matters Charitable Contribution to Blackhawk Alumni Charitable Contribution to Easter Seals Charitable Contribution to Illinois Select Fast Pitch Charitable Contribution to The Bohne Foundation Special Connections of Grundy County Amateur Hockey Association Illinois (AHAI) Foundation
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Chicago Dinner to Benefit the Children of the Severely Injured
Chicago Dinner to benefit the children of the severely injured Chicago Dinner to benefit the children of the severely injured Chicago Dinner to benefit the children of the severely injured on October 4th, 2021

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