Category: Volunteering

Why I Build – Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build 2019

By: Sara Kotarski This May, Amanda Medlen, Brittany Parksey, Lee Boyland, and I collaborated with Turner Construction to create a team for Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build 2019. Women Build is a program where women from all walks of life come together to raise funds and physically build a home – start to finish – for a local family in… Read More

2018 Indiana WBE(Women Business Owner) Volunteer of the Year

By: Jill Mendoza This past October at the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council (WBENC) Symposium featuring the Awards of Distinction, I was extremely honored to receive the Award of Distinction for Indiana WBE (Women Business Enterprise) Volunteer of the Year. I am very grateful for the recognition I have received for my work, because I am very sure that there… Read More

Serving this Spring

By: Claire Walterhouse With the winter blues being washed away by the spring rain, it’s a good time to get out of the house that has kept you cooped up for so long. While many people will start planning vacations and fun weekend adventures, a lot of people and needs in our community will be overlooked. So instead of planning… Read More

Rebuilding Our World One Step at a Time

By: Lindsay Ferro Most of us have seen images of the devastating destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey, Irma, Maria, and now the wildfires on the West coast. These natural disasters have forced thousands of people and pets out of their homes, businesses, schools, hospitals, etc. Many buildings were completely demolished and the damage will require years of re-building. Without volunteer… Read More

The Ace Mentor Program – Living the Future Today

By: Jill Mendoza For several years, IDO Associates have volunteered as mentors who help inspire high school students to pursue careers in design and construction. The ACE Mentor Program is a not-for-profit organization, formed under Section 501(c)3 of the District of Columbia in 2002.  A history of the organization can be viewed here.  Thanks to the dedication of ACE’s mentors… Read More