Congratulations Donna Adam, the Cook County Commission on Women's Issues Unsung Heroine in the 17th District, represented by Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison.
Donna Adam is the founder of Clean Up - Give Back, a nonprofit that conducts trash cleanup campaigns in the Chicagoland area and operates a national "Flexible Service Program" that allows individuals to earn service hours for work, school or court while beautifying their community. She has a passion for building community while engaging volunteers. Donna was one of 22 recipients of the 2020 Governor's Volunteer Service Award, the highest award in Illinois for volunteerism. In 2021, Clean Up - Give Back conducted 82 small and large cleanups, where 1,379 volunteers were engaged, contributing 9.527 service hours to the community, filling 4,582 trash bags, and removing 41,814 pounds of trash from the environment.