The Security Traders Association of Chicago has made community service a priority and as a result, garnered the STA 2014 Biggest Heart Award. Below are some examples of how STAC members are giving back and how you can help.
Ronald McDonald House
The Security Traders Association of Chicago (STAC) has partnered with the Ronald McDonald House® near Lurie Children’s (RMH)
as part of its efforts to increase community service. STAC participates in their "Meals from the Heart" program where STAC volunteers cook and serve dinner for the families with hospitalized children who are staying at the home. Watch the event calendar for the next opportunity.
The Night Ministry
The Security Traders Association of Chicago proudly supports The Night Ministry. With and open heart and an open mind, The Night Ministry provides housing, health care and human connection to members of the Chicago community who are struggling with poverty or homelessness. You can support The Night Ministry by shopping on Amazon and registering at smile.amazon.com today. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to The Night Ministry. Watch the event calendar for future STAC volunteer group opportunities.
The Security Traders Association of Chicago has established a charitable fund in part to provide scholarship opportunities for ANY student that meets the eligibility requirements determined by the STAC Fund Board.. While STAC members, their spouses and/or their dependent children are eligible, relationship to a STAC member is not required to apply. The opportunity is promoted to colleges and universities across the state and also through various non-profit organizations such as After School Matters
. Scholarship applications typically are accepted mid-May through the end of June.
The Security Traders Association of Chicago’s charitable arm, the STAC Scholarship Fund hosts various fundraising activities throughout the year to cover the costs of scholarships, community service activities and charitable grants. In addition to raffles held throughout the year, the STAC Fund plans the following fundraisers:
Texas Hold ’Em Tournament
Held in the fall this popular events draws 200+ poker players competing for prizes and bragging rights. Thisevent takes place in the fall and includes other gaming activities for non poker players. Watch the event calendar for the next tournament date and sponsorship opportunities.
STAC Fund Face-Off
This hockey tournament held at Johnny's Ice House is a great way to have fun and support STAC's charitable endeavors. Spectator tickets are available if you're not a hockey player. Watch the event calendar for the next date.