Winterfest Boat Parade Award

Winterfest Boat Parade Award

Winterfest Boat Parade Award We salute the spirit and goodwill generated by the South Florida Diveheart Team, especially the incredible generosity of the Grote Family and the hard work of our South Florida lead Wilhelmina Stanton. Congratulation on winning the “Winterfest Boat Parade Award” on behalf of Diveheart….we hope boaters around the world follow your […]

2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit

2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit

Thanks to our supporters. We’ve just won a 2014 Top-Rated Award! Twitter: Diveheart has won a spot on the @greatnonprofits 2014 Top-Rated List! #GreatNP14 Facebook: Diveheart has won a spot on the 2012 Top-Rated List from GreatNonprofits. #GreatNP14  Share this and spread the good news! http://greatnonprofits.org/org/diveheart-foundation

Jim Elliott of Diveheart Named Humanitarian of the Year by WSPN

Jim Elliott of Diveheart Named Humanitarian of the Year by WSPN

Jim Elliott, president/founder of Diveheart won WSPN’s Humanitarian of the Year Award. Fifteen-year old Evelyn Felipez, a Diveheart participant, presented him with the prestigious award. Diveheart is a not-for-profit organization that provides scuba diving instruction and opportunities to children, adults and veterans with disabilities. Elliott founded Diveheart in 2001, leaving a successful career in media […]

Diveheart One of 16 Charities Benefiting from Chicagoland Dealers Care Program

Diveheart One of 16 Charities Benefiting from Chicagoland Dealers Care Program

Diveheart was honored to be one of the charitable organizations to receive a donation from the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) at this year’s Chicago Auto Show. The CATA donated $8,000 to 16 local charitable organizations as part of the Chicagoland Dealers Care program. Diveheart was nominated by Bill Kay Chevrolet. Diveheart board member, Ron Rispoli accepts CTAT donation on […]

Diveheart President Wins Volunteer of the Year Award

Diveheart President Wins Volunteer of the Year Award

Diveheart president/founder Jim Elliott received The Classy Award for Volunteer of the Year on September 22nd. The CLASSY Awards is the largest philanthropic awards ceremony in the country, celebrating the greatest charitable achievements by nonprofit organizations, socially conscious businesses, and individuals worldwide. In 2011, nearly 2,000 organizations and volunteers were nominated for a CLASSY Award, […]

Diveheart Named Charity of Choice for Ballydoyle’s 2012 Annual Golf Outing

Diveheart Named Charity of Choice for Ballydoyle’s 2012 Annual Golf Outing

Phil Cullen Owner of Ballydoyle’s Irish Pub & Restaurant http://www.ballydoylepub.com/ launches his annual golf outing at Big Run Golf course in Lockport, IL June 20th announcing that his charity of choice to benefit from this year’s outing is Diveheart. Here Cullen meets with Diveheart president Jim Elliott & Diveheart intern Colleen Mahoney before the shotgun  […]

Marine Corps League Supports Diveheart

Marine Corps League Supports Diveheart

Members of the DuPage County Marine Corps League present a check to Diveheart president Jim Elliott to help support the Diveheart Military Wounded program. The check presentation took place during the Sgt Tommy’s Kid’s Annual Fishing Event at Herrick Lake in Wheaton Illinois. Tommy Gilbert, son of Mike and Terry Gilbert of Downers Grove, Illinois […]

Diveheart Receives District Rotary Award and Support

Diveheart Receives District Rotary Award and Support

Rotary District 6450 Governor David Templin presents Diveheart president Jim Elliott with a citation of merit recognizing Diveheart’s work with children, adults and veterans with disabilities. Erica Egger, of the Shorewood Rotary, presents Diveheart with a check to continue its work with children, adults and veterans with disabilities.