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USHEALTH Group’s President and CEO Troy McQuagge is leading the company’s role in assisting people within the community after initiating the Helping Other People Everyday (HOPE) program.
Perry Mandera is the founder of Custom Cares Charities, a charitable organization dedicated to the transportation industry. Custom Cares Charities follows the directives of Perry Mandera, a man constantly striving to help other people. Mandera is an entrepreneur who cares about his wife and children along with the church he faithfully attends. In addition, he is an avid sports fan and a proud member of the United States Marines Corps Reserve. In addition, he serves on the Illinois Trucking Association (ITA) Board of Directors. Perry attended high school in Chicago and graduated in 1975. He joined the United States Marine Corps Reserves where he was assigned to the motor pool (Bloomberg). While performing his duties in the motor pool, he learned how to drive a truck. When he returned to civilian life after he received an honorable discharge, Perry worked for a few different transportation companies and in 1980, he started his own business and then sold it in 1985. His interest in politics led him to serve as the Republican ward committeeman for the 26th Ward in Chicago from 1984-1988. Perry was the youngest person who had ever been elected as a Republican ward committeeman.
On May 11, 2017, Lime Crime, a cosmetics company owned by Doe Deere, announced that it would be offering Kitty Bundles. Doe Deere, the owner of Lime Crime, has declared that 20 percent of the proceeds from the sales of the Kitty Bundles will be donated to Kitty Bungalow. This is an organization in Los Angeles that takes in cats that have been abandoned or that have been found on the street. The organization rehabilitates the cats, teaching them how to use a litter box or how to interact with people before they are put up for adoption.