Press Release

Impact Donates 500 Holiday Hams to Deserving Families in Chicago

Impact’s Chief Diversity Officer, Bill Jacobs, coordinates with 17 local organizations to identify families in need this holiday season.

Press Release

3 Minutes

Dec 19, 2023

CHICAGO, IL – DECEMBER 18, 2023 – Impact Networking, a leading managed services provider headquartered in the Chicago area, has donated 500 holiday hams to families in need throughout the city. Bill Jacobs, Impact’s Chief Diversity Officer, coordinated the delivery of the hams on Friday, December 15th, 2023. 

“As Impact’s Chief Diversity Officer, I’m responsible for coordinating our holiday ham donation to bring families together for a meaningful meal and to foster relationships in the holiday spirit,” said Jacobs. “At Impact, we believe in giving back to the communities where we do business and are proud to support local families this holiday season.” 

3 people holding up a ham standing outdoors

Holiday hams were donated to the following organizations to distribute locally:

  • Mayor Nathaniel George Booker of Maywood

  • Congressman Danny Davis

  • Former Secretary of State Jesse White

  • Safer Foundation

  • Phalanx Family Services in Roseland

  • Greater Southwest

  • Mayor Andre F. Harvey of Bellwood

  • Lawndale Christina Legal Center 

  • Blessed Sacrament Parish

  • Alderman Jason Erving

  • Poor People's Campaign

  • Cherea Bond

  • President of Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Kari Steele

  • Alderman Ronnie Mosley

  • President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, Toni Preckwinkle

  • Alderman Pat Dowell

  • Team Lewis The Untouchables Inc. 

Frank Cucco, Impact’s CEO, described the privilege of giving back to local communities this holiday season. “These gifts would not be made possible without our employees and their commitment to Impact. We look forward to continuing to expand our reach of giving to all the communities where we work.” 

Being an active member in the communities where Impact operates is one of the company’s core values. Each year, Impact is proud of the positive footprint made in local neighborhoods and plans to expand charitable giving in 2024. 


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