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Swoon 2015 charitable partners:


Some Brown Nose, We at Swoon Prefer Red


From the moment I stepped out of Walgreens with 60 Red Noses to pass out to Swooners and NextGeners I was getting smiles all around. We are a goofy, fun-loving bunch and to have a day dedicated to laughing, having fun AND making a difference for kids … what could be better! At SwoonRead more »

Bringing out the Best


At Swoon we love putting people into environments where they can be amazing, and we are dedicated to the clients and the communities we serve. This is what gets us up in the morning. So when Mercy Home was looking for people to help out with their events, we saw an opportunity to useRead more »

Swoon Recognized as One of the Fastest Growing Female Led/Owned Companies


The Women’s President Organization and American Express recently recognized Swoon as being in the top 50 Fastest Growing Women-Led/Owned Companies. We were number 23! Woot! As a company with headquarters in Chicago, we can truly appreciate the reverence of that number (Bulls fans will understand that reference). This recognition is very, very important toRead more »

Creatives in the Loop Series: How to Blog Like a Champ

Swoon Presents: Better Blogging (Tips, live demos, and workshops for better blogging) Blogging keeps getting cooler with platforms and programs that let even the most tech-averse make something that looks smart, interesting and easy to navigate. And it’s all growing in 2016. There’s a lot of stuff that people care about that’s no longerRead more »

Swoon’s Silent Auction for Almost Home Kids a Big Success


Earlier this month, Swooners got together to host a silent auction to benefit a really great cause. We raised over $13,000 for Almost Home Kids, a charitable organization that provides transitional care in a home-like setting for children with complicated health needs. Swoon had a lot of help from some great sponsors, including: Gucci,Read more »

We Enjoyed Being a Part of these in 2015


Maybe you’re looking for some charitable organizations you can help out this year. We learned a lot, had a good time and did our part for some great causes in 2015. So here are some we really like to keep in mind. Open Heart Magic We had a great time at the Tricks areRead more »

Swoon Helps Out at the Ronald McDonald House


What could be better this time of year than baking cookies and decorating Christmas trees? Answer: baking cookies and decorating Christmas trees for families in need. The Ronald McDonald house needed people to help their holiday effort so we stepped up by helping spread some Holiday cheer, but there are so many ways toRead more »

Mercy Home Outreach


Swoon loves the work Mercy Home does. Most of us come from a loving, stable home, but this isn’t true for everyone. And the public resources for kids who don’t have food, shelter or a loving family to come home to are dwindling in Illinois and around the country. That’s why at Swoon weRead more »

HFS Scholars Casino Night: Bettin’ for a Bright Future


At Swoon we are dedicated to identifying and connecting great talent with great work. We know that talent resides everywhere, but that it often has to work harder to get recognized and developed in underserved communities. We also know that some of the barriers that keep individuals from underserved communities out of the talentRead more »

Open Heart Magic


There’s always some magic happening around the Swoonscape, so it made sense to share our space with some truly dedicated magicians in training. Open Heart Magic is one of the charitable organizations that inspire us through their creative approach to healing those who need it most in our community. Open Heart performs magic forRead more »