The Maids Partners with Cleaning for a Reason Foundation, Offers House Cleaning Services to Women Battling Cancer

THE MAIDS in Oak Lawn, Ill., owned by Glen and Ellen Burek, recently partnered with the Cleaning for a Reason Foundation, a Texas-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing complimentary cleaning services to women undergoing cancer treatment. THE MAIDS has volunteered to donate cleaning services to cancer patients in the southwest side and suburbs, including Alsip, Chicago Ridge, Crestwood, Evergreen Park, Hickory Hills, Homer Glen, Lemont, Merrionette Park, Mount Greenwood, Oak Lawn, Orland Hills, Orland Park, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Palos Park, Tinley Park and Worth, Ill. Each patient may receive up to four months of complimentary cleaning services from THE MAIDS (

"As a local business owner, I continually look for ways to give back to the communities I serve and Cleaning for a Reason is a wonderful opportunity that directly impacts the lives of so many community members in a positive way," explained Ellen. "I understand how cancer treatment can change a person's quality of life, making tasks once so easy, quite difficult."

To apply for, or recommend someone for THE MAIDS' free professional cleaning services for women undergoing cancer treatment, please contact The Cleaning for a Reason Foundation at 877-337-3348 or visit

THE MAIDS is the only residential cleaning franchise to clean for health using an exclusive 22-Step Healthy Touch® Deep Cleaning System. Their unique cleaning method provides customers with cleaner, healthier homes through their distinctive cleaning products and equipment, as well as their strategic, methodic cleaning approach.

THE MAIDS has been serving customers in the southwest suburbs area since 1998.

Founded in 2006, Cleaning for a Reason is the only foundation in the United States currently offering complimentary cleaning services to women undergoing treatment for cancer. The foundation recruits professional, residential housecleaning businesses such as THE MAIDS, to deliver cleaning services on a local level in an attempt to improve the quality of life for the people they serve.

For more information about THE MAIDS, call the office at 708-422-2176 or visit their Web site at