Charitable work is important to Astor. Rob Stein, Founder and CEO of Astor, launched Astor Cares, an initiative that encourages every Astor employee to become involved with a charity. The company provides flexible time to all employees so that they can participate in volunteer work. Astor also makes an annual donation on behalf of each employee to a charity of their choice. Here are the 2018 charities chosen by the employees of Astor:
Founded in 1998, the ACHA is dedicated to supporting individuals and families living with congenital heart disease and advancing the care and treatment available to our community.
Defending our rights in court, empowering communities across the country, influencing public policy with a powerful voice.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer’s Association advances research to end Alzheimer’s and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease.
Finding, promoting, and enacting the necessary solutions to end America’s deadly addiction crisis.
Providing free and confidential services for people impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.
Lurie Children’s put children and their families at the center of all we do; we’re passionate about helping children become happy, healthy adults.
Enhancing the lives of older adults and their families through housing, health care, education, programs and applied research.
Creating opportunities for people with disabilities.
Supporting those affected by Type 1 diabetes so they may lead full, healthy, beautiful lives, now.
Empowering young leaders to build strong communities and create positive social change.
Fenwick High School inspires excellence and educates each student to lead, achieve, and serve.
Providing quality, lifetime supports and services that empower individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully in all areas of community life.
Providing expanded support services and education for parents and family members of NICU patients.
Focusing on educational initiatives, political advocacy, and community-based activism to lead the charge towards positive climate action.
Empowering youth through the arts, education, and civic engagement while fostering leadership, accessibility, and positivity within the youth throughout Chicago.