At KSA Lighting & Controls, we are committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and work. We are happy to support and contribute to a number of amazing organizations and charities, both local and national, that help make our world a better place.
KSA is proud to provide our time, services & funding to support the following organizations:
At the American Cancer Society, we're on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we'll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.
Founded in 1902, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Serving nearly 20,000 youth ages 5 to 18, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago works to provide members with the emotional, educational, physical, and cultural resources that allow them to enjoy their childhood and thrive in adulthood. At our Clubs, they find caring mentors, avenues of opportunity and the tools they need to prepare for great futures.
The Feeding America network is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. In a country that wastes billions of pounds of food each year, it's almost shocking that anyone in America goes hungry. Yet every day, there are millions of children and adults who do not get the meals they need to thrive. We work to get nourishing food – from farmers, manufacturers, and retailers – to people in need. At the same time, we also seek to help the people we serve to build a path to a brighter, food-secure future.
The purpose of the Give Me A Chance Foundation is to inspire deserving youth to become involved in sports by providing an opportunity to train at an elite level while emphasizing a strong commitment to education. These programs are designed to help develop the skills, discipline, and strong character necessary for those served to reach their highest level of personal growth, professional achievement, and community leadership.
The Greater Chicago Food Depository is Chicago’s food bank and is part of a united community effort working to bring food, dignity and hope to Cook County neighbors. We act as the hub for a network of more than 700 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other programs. These programs provide food where it’s most needed. We also address the root causes of hunger. Our programs address the specific needs of diverse groups, including children, older adults, and veterans.
Hard Hats with Heart benefits the American Heart Association’s work to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, specifically aimed towards the construction industry’s elevated risk. The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.
The Jake Owen Foundation was established by Jake Owen initially to offer financial support on a national level to children battling cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases through St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee while also providing assistance to various youth organizations and charities in Owen’s hometown of Vero Beach, Florida and surrounding Indian River County. Today, the Jake Owen Foundation is proud to be able to expand its mission of helping people in the places they call home, all while supporting the beneficiaries who have been a part of the Foundation since its inception.
No Kid Hungry is a national campaign run by Share Our Strength, a nonprofit working to solve problems of hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world. After 25 years of successfully investing in local nonprofits and helping find the best approaches to eradicating poverty and hunger, Share Our Strength launched No Kid Hungry in 2010. As a child hunger organization, ending childhood hunger is our primary focus, though Share Our Strength continues to invest in and develop other campaigns.
Sarah's Circle is a non-profit organization with a mission of serving women who are homeless or in need of a safe space. Located in Chicago's Uptown community, Sarah's Circle has provided support for thousands of women since 1979. Sarah’s Circle envisions a safe and secure home for every woman in Chicago.
With an unwavering commitment to impact underserved youth, our mission is to empower students to pursue their passions through education. Through innovative STEM coursework, college-access programs, digital platforms and educator professional development, TGR Foundation provides resources and support to help youth connect their passions to their purpose.
The mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is to assist the U. S. Marine Corps in providing a tangible sign of hope to economically disadvantaged children at Christmas. This assistance includes providing day-to-day leadership and oversight of the Program, raising funds to provide toys to supplement the collections of local Toys for Tots Campaigns, to provide promotional and support material and defray the costs of conducting annual Toys for Tots Campaigns. The primary goal is, through the gift of a new toy, help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America's less fortunate children.