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 […]
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, 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 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 […]
Thanks to our supporters. We've just won a 2012 Top-Rated 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, […]
Jim Elliott accepts a check for over $1200 from the Rotary Club of Lisle. Rotary is a great supporter of Diveheart.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs Director Erica Borggren presents a grant check to Diveheart president Jim Elliott to support Diveheart Military Wounded activities with Illinois veterans with disabilities. Also pictured is a visually impaired Diveheart diver Rick Olson and his guide dog Verna. This is the second Grant check Diveheart has received. Funding for the grant […]
Jim Elliott, founder and president of Diveheart of Downers Grove, received the Glenn McIntyre Heritage Award at Aquarium of the Pacific’s 8th Annual Festival of Human Abilities on January 30. The award was given to Elliott honoring Diveheart’s work with children, adults and veterans with disabilities, and Diveheart’s vision for adaptive SCUBA diving and SCUBA […]