Chicagoland North

Corvette Club

Gives Back

Our club strives to collect items for charitable organizations on a quarterly basis.

We will be collecting items for Orphans of the Storm Shelter at our March 28th meeting.  Below is their wish list.  There are lists on Amazon and Chewy if you wish for more specific items.  If you will not be at the March 28th meeting and want to donate, please contact Dee Norlin to make arrangments.                                                ( 




  • Canned kitten/cat food (any brand)
  • Cat toys and ping pong balls
  • Cat litter
  • Canned dog food (any brand)
  • Dog toys designed for powerful chewers
  • Benebones, Nylabones or Chew Kings
  • Laundry detergent and dryer sheets
  • Dish soap
  • Paper towels
  • Office supplies (Sharpie markers, Dry erase markers, pens, copy paper, scotch tape)


For more specific ideas, or to shop online, Orphans of the Storm Wish Lists are posted:




North Chicago Community Partners were very appreciative of the toiletries that were collected and donated last month.  Financial insecurity is a global issue, including many residents of North Chicago.                                                                   August 2023

Look at all these happy faces!

CNCC wants to send out a very special Thank You to our member, George Sianis; Arlington Pediatric therapist, Jennifer Scoggins; and future Eagle Scout, Jack Jones for giving CNCC the opportunity to help with our donations for three electric cars going to special needs children in their "Go Baby Go" project.

The Boy Scouts take these electric vehicles of different sizes and adapt them to each child to give them the mobility they would not otherwise have. It's a great cause and we are honored to help!

Hines Fisher House


A Fisher House is “a home away from home” for family members, caregivers or loved ones of patients receiving medical care at major military and VA medical centers. There is no charge for any family to stay at a Fisher House operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs.


The Hines Fisher House depends on donations from individuals and groups to support their programs and guests. They are asking for items that support the on-going needs of the house.


Their wish list includes:


For the Pantry:

Grocery store gift cards such as Target and Jewel

K-cup coffee pods / coffee supplies


For the Laundry:

Liquid detergent (Tide) for the HE washers

Fabric softener sheets for the dryer


For the supply cupboard:

Liquid dish soap and dishwasher all-in-one tabs

Paper towels, Kleenex and bath tissue

Pledge multi-purpose cleaner, Lysol spray, Endust

Stainless Steel Wipes, Leather wipes

Cold cups and/or hot cups


For guests:

Restaurant gift cards (i.e. Portillos, Panera Bread, Subway, etc.)


For the house and garden:

Large grill cover (for 6 burners)

New large hose reel

Oreck vacuum bags - type CC

New folding chairs (12)

I-Tunes gift cards

Tupperware containers


For the guest suites:

Travel size toothpaste / toothbrush

Note pads & pens

Small gift bags for toiletries

Pump style hand soap (white)

Hand santizer


They do not accept clothing or used items. They are also well supplied with books, puzzles, games, toys and most toiletries.


Please give what you can. Any donation is greatly appreciated.

Heartland Animal Shelter


Heartland Animal Shelter is a no-kill humane 501c3 organization dedicated to finding homeless pets forever homes while educating the publick on the importance of spaying and neutering their pets in order to help with pet overpopulation.

Their mission is to find permanent, loving homes for homeless animals and promote responsible pet ownership through educatino, community outreach and collaboration while maintaining respect and compassion for all creatures. Together we can make a differenece!


Their Top 5 Wish List:

Top 5 Cat Items Needed

1) Science Diet Cat Adult Optimal Care Original Dry

2) Science Diet Kitten Health Development Original Dry

3) Canned Kitten Food (please no seafood) 

4) Revolution Flea medicine for kittens 

5)  Frontline, Capstar & Revolution for fleas & ticks (all sizes)


Top 5 Dog Items Needed

1) Science Diet Canine Adult Advanced Fitness Original Dry

2) Canned Dog Food 

3) Extra Small Martingale collars

4) Frontline, Capstar and Revolution for fleas & ticks (all sizes)

5) Nylabones (Medium - Large)


Top 5 General Supply Items Needed

1) Anti-bacterial Hand Soap

2) Wild Bird Seed (our cats love to watch the birds!)

3) H.E. Laundry Detergent

4) Paper Towels

5) Gift cards to PetSmart, Petco, Pet Supply Plus, Target, Walmart, Sam's Club, Costco, OfficeMax, Lowes, The Container Store, or Menards

Donation check presented to The Cradle at the 2012 7th Annual CNCC All Corvette Car Show at Bill Stasek Chevrolet

If you know of a charity that you would like the club to support please download or print out the form below and submit to Silvia Walker at:

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