Serving Those in Need
The Night Ministry
The Night Ministry provides resources and support to people struggling with poverty or homelessness. In addition to financial support
from the company, each month Peoples Gas volunteers assemble 200 sack suppers for The Night Ministry
to distribute to clients. Volunteers also put together hygiene kits distributed to clients each winter.
Commitment to Community Day Every April, in partnership with Rebuilding Together,
Peoples Gas volunteers spend a day making much-needed repairs to a neighborhood-based service organization.
The company's Commitment to Community Day is its most popular volunteer event, drawing more than 200 employees, family and friends annually.
Organizations benefiting from Commitment to Community Day include homeless shelters, counseling centers, boys and girls clubs and
other nonprofit groups.
Special Olympics Chicago
A team of Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas employees, family and friends raised more than
$125,000 for Special Olympics Chicago at the 2019 Chicago Polar Plunge. Peoples Gas
sponsors the annual fundraiser at North Avenue Beach, which supports year-round programs for
more than 7,500 athletes involved in Special Olympics programs in the area.
Peoples Gas also provides direct funding to Special Olympics Chicago.
Angel Tree Program Every holiday season, Peoples Gas
employees purchase and wrap nearly 500 gifts for children and adults in need. Community partners for 2019 include:
White Sox Charities
Chicago White Sox Charities contributes to nonprofit organizations across the Chicago metropolitan area
committed to causes such as fighting cancer, improving the lives of youth through education,
assisting at-risk children and families, and supporting health and wellness programs.
Peoples Gas supports White Sox Charities through its Ks for a Cause initiative.