History & Goals
Windy Brushes of Northern Illinois has a long philanthropic
history. One of its goals is to contribute time, talent,
and donated items to help others in need through its Sharing
and Caring program. This goal has been implemented through
the following activities.
Windy Brushes of Northern Illinois:
Contributes annually to the National Museum of Decorative
Arts for the purpose of conservation, restoration, and preservation
of its collection.
Contributes annually to the Society of Decorative Painters
Scholarship fund to encourage education in decorative painting.
Painted and decorated walls of bedrooms in one of the homes
for women at risk at a Family Shelter Service in DuPage
Painted and decorated walls at WINGS shelter for women at
Collects cold weather clothing (hats, mittens, gloves, coats,
etc.) for area shelters and resource centers.
Each September collect art supplies for children in local
church sponsored pre-school programs.
Collects toiletries, used books and phone cards for veterans
at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.
Collects pet supplies for a local shelter.