Local nonprofit dedicated to ending domestic violence receives AT&T awardROLLING MEADOWS – WINGS, a nonprofit organization based in the Northwest Suburbs with history dating to 1985, is one of the largest domestic violence service and housing providers in the State of Illinois.

Acknowledging the vital work performed by WINGS, AT&T recently honored the organization with the “AT&T Investing in Illinois Award.”

State Senator Laura Murphy (D – Des Plaines) nominated the organization for consideration for the award.

“WINGS provides invaluable services to Illinois women and families during times of crisis,” Murphy said. “I am elated AT&T has honored the important work performed by WINGS every day.”

In addition to the public recognition bestowed to WINGS, the organization also received a $2,000 contribution from AT&T to be used to assist with their career services program, providing assessment, vocational counseling and referrals to education and training. WINGS will work with women to create a plan to increase their incomes and forge a path to independent success.

“AT&T is recognizing non-profit organizations that are improving lives in Illinois.  By supporting the work of these organizations, AT&T is investing to strengthen the communities we serve,” said Tricia Conway, AT&T External Affairs Manager. 

The AT&T Investing in Illinois Awards provide resources and recognition to organizations and programs that are improving lives in their communities and the state by advancing education, economic growth, new technologies and other essential community services.