Community Reinvestment

Chris Cole
Community Reinvestment Chair
Forward Space

Monica DeWane
Community Reinvestment Co-Chair


To invest members' talents, resources and action in impactful local community initiatives. To activate social responsibility as an enriching opportunity to build relationships while serving those in need. To strategically align our engagement with non-profit organizations that not only support the diverse communities of Chicago but strive to inspire.

Main Objectives

We want to get you involved - There are so many ways to participate

  • SPRING: Anixter Center - CoreNet Game Day
  • SUMMER: *New* Anixter Center - CoreNet Helping Hands Day
  • FALL: Sue Duncan Children's Center - Back to School Drive
  • WINTER: Sue Dunkin Children's Center - Holiday Toy Drive
  • *New* Designs for Dignity / CoreNet Inspire Award - Helping Hands Day
Need to Know

Anixter Center – 2 volunteer events and 1 YL charity event:

  • Cleaning toys for Lekotek program
  • Game Day
  • YL Trivia Event: $2,500 in donations and raffle tickets sold

Sue Duncan Children's Center:

  • Back to School Drive
  • Toy Drive: $420 in cash donations representing $200 from CoreNet and $220 from Colliers - Plus a truck full of bags of toys!