CWIT needs tools and materials to operate its programs and outfit low-income graduates entering apprenticeship.

Tradeswomen’s Closet
This program, organized by the Women in the Pipe Trades, provides new apprentices with work clothes and boots to help defray the cost of starting their new careers.

  • Work boots
  • Winter gear – sweatshirts, jackets, insulated bibs and pants
  • Tee-shirts
  • Blue denim long sleeve shirts
  • Jeans and other work pants

Training Programs
Before making a donation of training tools and materials, please contact Linda Hannah at (312)942-1444 ext. 106 or to confirm that the items are needed and storage space is available.  Here are some typical items the program uses on a regular basis.

  • Steel toe boots
  • Welding jackets
  • Welding hoods
  • Kromers
  • Safety glasses
  • Welding gloves
  • Steel
  • Lumber
  • sheet metal
  • Wire
  • Copper pipe and fittings
  • Conduit

Wish List

  • Metal Shear
  • Press brake
  • Plasma cutter
  • Welding machines