Author: Kelly Vickroy

Trivia Night Fundraiser for Open Door on August 26th

To help raise funds for our latest project of building a state-of-the-art, fully-accessible backyard retreat for the residents of Open Door Rehabilitation Center, Tommy’s Gift will be hosting a Trivia Night on August 26th at 7:00pm at the Plano American Legion Post #395. Please check out the flyer below and share this post on social media … Read More

Our Latest Project: New Deck for Open Door Rehabilitation Center

Tommy’s Gift is in need of your support as we take on our next project of enhancing the quality of life of eight special needs residents with physical disabilities of the Open Door Rehabilitation Center in Sandwich, Illinois. Tommy’s Gift has committed to these individuals as well as this great organization to build a state-of-the-art, fully-accessible backyard retreat … Read More

Anonymous Donor Donates Handicap Van

Tommy’s Gift was blessed and proud to act as the conduit for the generosity of the Aurora Veterans Advisory Counsel, an anonymous donor presented a gift of a handicap accessible van to a truly wonderful and deserving family. I speak for everyone involved when I say, “Our God is Awesome!” It is through his teachings … Read More

Autumn Harvest Rally 2014

This October 11th Tommy’s Gift will be hosting the Autumn Harvest bike rally in Plano Illinois.  Come out and support this faith based organization whose mission is to help local families in their times of need, while also honoring our military and fallen heroes. This years Autumn Harvest rally consists of 136 miles of scenic country … Read More

Our Home Makeover Process

We have done four successful “home makeovers”.  This is made possible through community donations, financial and in-kind. We contact local skilled labor groups that are necessary to complete the scope of work on the project. Such as carpenters, electricians, plumbers, painters, masons, etc. We also solicit unskilled people to volunteer their time and energy to … Read More

Thank You to Our Donors!

We just wanted to thank our donors from 2014 for all of their help: Extreme Exteriors (Labor / Materials) GForce Printing (Printing) Willow Office & Marketing Solutions  Website Design (tommysgift.org) Page Path Technologies, Inc.  Website Design (planobuildingcommunity.org) Home Depot (Materials) Jason Walker Drywall (Labor / Materials) Stone House Designs (Labor / Materials) Gift of Hope … Read More

Family Trivia Night – Success!

Family Trivia Night Fund Raiser was a GREAT SUCCESS! We can’t even begin to express how happy we are!   The attendance at last night trivia night was a huge success and we had over 180 people in attendance.  On behalf of Tommy’s Gift and the Plano Building Community we would like to thank everyone … Read More

Tommy’s Gift Helps Build Children’s Stage

The weekend of March 12 – 13th we are proud to announce Tommy’s Gift will be at the Hoover Forest Preserve constructing a children’s stage in Stephanie’s Garden. Through a partnership with the Kendall County Forest Preserve District, the Children’s Nature Initiative intends to redevelop a half acre plot at the scenic Hoover Forest Preserve … Read More