This year’s family race night was held on September 9th, 2017 at Wilmot Raceway! Attended by Meyer employees and their families, they watched the Meyer sponsored cars racing for charity. From the many charities that were suggested by our employees the following three were selected and received a donation of $2,500.00 each.


PADS Lake County offers a comprehensive approach to combating homelessness with the compassion and respect we all deserve. Since 1972, PADS has faithfully provided immediate, critical services to the neediest among us – individuals and families that are experiencing homelessness in Lake County. PADS is the first point of contact and the ONLY emergency shelter for the homeless in Lake County. When someone experiences homelessness, regardless of the reason for it, they can come to PADS. Once there, they know that they will not only get the immediate shelter they need to stay safe and warm, but also get comprehensive resources to get out of homelessness and back into housing. PADS’ vision is to provide a path to stable housing and self-sufficiency for everyone who experiences homelessness in Lake County. Our greatest hope is to help end homelessness and ensure happy, healthy, and safe lives for generations to come.


Greyhounds Only is a non-profit greyhound rescue and adoption group based in Northeastern Illinois. They take in retired racing greyhounds from all over the country and find them good homes. Serving the Chicagoland area
and the Northeastern corner of Illinois.


BraveHearts provides equine-assisted activities and therapies with teams of expert staff, dedicated volunteers and therapy horses at multiple safe and caring facilities. In addition to serving children and adults, BraveHearts provides innovative services to meet the needs of our military veterans and their families. By utilizing a faculty of national experts and through its innovative programming, education and research, BraveHearts has become a center of excellence within the therapeutic industry. Bringing hope, joy and unlimited possibilities through the healing power of the horse.