Astor Cares

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:

By bringing our expertise on congenital heart disease (CHD) to the adults that live with it, we offer the promise for safer, healthier lives. — Stephanie is a Team Leader for the Annual Congenital Heart Walk of Chicago with team name: Hinsdale Heartbreakers aka Team Steph since 2014.

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.

Our purpose is to find, promote, and enact the necessary solutions to end America’s deadly addiction crisis.

The Center for Family Justice provides free and confidential trauma-informed services and coordinates care for all men, women, and children – of any age, race, and gender – impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse in six Fairfield County towns. Angela is a director of this charity.

All the commitment, all the services, all the care. At Lurie Children’s, we put children and their families at the center of all we do. Because we’re passionate about helping children become happy, healthy adults.

The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), founded in 1980, is the national non-profit patient organization dedicated to improving the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life of persons with PI through advocacy, education, and research. There are approximately 250,000 people who are diagnosed with PI in the U.S., and thousands more go undetected.

Creating opportunities for people with disabilities.

Supporting those affected by Type 1 diabetes so they may lead full, healthy, beautiful lives, now.

The Elite Youth Bowling Tour empowers young leaders to build strong communities and create positive social change. Scott is on the Board of Directors and is the Head Tournament Director.

Fenwick High School, guided by Dominican Catholic values, inspires excellence and educates each student to lead, achieve, and serve. Bill and Abby both graduated from Fenwick High School.

Glenkirk provides quality, lifetime supports and services that empower individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully in all areas of community life. Glenkirk offers a variety of residential, day and employment programs, as well as respite, medical, behavioral and home-based services.

We provide expanded support services and education for parents and family members of NICU patients.

We work hard to do the most good for the state of our climate with every dollar donated. Now more than ever, it’s important that we all be climate activists – doing everything we possibly can that will force positive change.

To inspire creativity, to build dreams, to let you, be you. Mandi’s school was one of the 20 CPS schools chosen to receive part of a $2MM from Social Works.

Science for a healthy planet and a safer world.