Category Archives: Chicago

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Cycle for Life

    Last Saturday I worked route safety.

  • Volunteering at the Chicago Food Depository

    Members of the Clark Hill Chicago office spent the morning helping repack over 4 tons of food for the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

  • Urban Initiatives – Racing with the kids

  • Volunteer Repack Session @ Greater Chicago Food Depository

    This happy group had just completed helping repack over 4 tons of food for the Greater Chicago Food Depository.  The 8,100 pounds of food products repacked will be delivered to various food pantries, soup kitchen, shelters and feeding programs throughout the Chicago area to help fight hunger among the needy.

  • Working the conveyor line at Greater Chicago Food Depository

    My daughter and I, along with the rest of the Clark Hill Team, participated  in the Clark Hill Cares Greater Chicago Food Depository repack session. Kevin Williams

  • Clark Hill Cares Volunteer Repack Session at the Greater Chicago Food Depository – SATURDAY, June 18th!

    I participated in Clark Hill Cares Greater Chicago Food Depository repack session.  We sorted, scanned and packed 8100 lbs of food which will be delivered to their Chicagoland network of pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, mobile programs, children’s programs, and older adult programs.



  • Avon Chicago Breast Cancer Two-Day Walk 2016

    I served my ninth year safeguarding the walkers at the Avon Chicago Breast Cancer Walk. The walkers walked 39.3 miles over the course of two days and raised $4.1 million for breast cancer education, diagnosis, and treatment. One of my sisters, Jean McCarthy, R.N., M.S.N., volunteered at the Medical Tent.

  • Chicago Public High Schools Debate Tournament Judge

    This morning, I was honored to be part of a distinguished five-judge “celebrity panel” for the final round of the Citi Financial Literacy Debate Tournament at Legal Prep High School, a public debate tournament conducted annually by Chicago Public High Schools and sponsored by CitiBank.

    Twenty of the city’s most accomplished high school debaters are selected each year to engage in six weeks of training and research, culminating in evidence-based discussions on important issues of personal finance. This year’s topic was “ Resolved: Retirement saving should be mandatory.”  In front of an audience of nearly one hundred high school students as well as guest judges from CitiBank, law-firms, and the non-profit world, the “negative team,” comprised of two juniors from Richard T. Crane Medical Preparatory High School (pictured in the attached) won the debate over the “affirmative team,” made up of two seniors from Amundsen High School, and was award a $3,000 scholarship from CitiBank.

  • Ronald McDonald House “Meals from the Heart” Program

    Melissa Marshall volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House in Oak Lawn, Illinois on Monday, May 16. Melissa, along with her mom and sister (Kim), participated in the “Meals from the Heart” program and cooked dinner for the 45 families currently staying at the home. The meal allowed the families to unwind, de-stress and fortify their bodies […]

  • U.S. Attorney Zach Fardon speaks to Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Students

    I arranged for U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, Zach Fardon, to speak to the students at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago. Cristo Rey Jesuit High School provides a Catholic, college preparatory education and professional work experience to students from Spanish speaking families with limited financial means. Cristo Rey now boasts that […]