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Helping our Heroes

HAYS Gives Vets Free Housecleaning

Helping our HeroesHAYS Cleaning is offering the Helping Our Heroes promotion to serve those who have served us.

Until November 30, 2015, HAYS Cleaning will gift 3 free hours of residential cleaning to local veterans, active military, spouses, and their parents.

Call 708-598-3819 or email to schedule your appointment for services.
















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HAYS honors Veterans

HAYS Cleaning will provide a complimentary 3-hour residential housecleaning for Veterans of the United States Military, spouses of active servicemen and parents of veterans or servicemen.

To take advantage of this offer, please contact HAYS Cleaning by calling 708-598-3819 or emailing by November 30, 2014, to schedule your appointment for services within 30 days.

Free cleaning for VeteransVeteran or current Military Identification must be provided to receive the complimentary cleaning. Limit one complimentary cleaning per household. Offer valid for new and existing residential customers. (Service to locations outside of our normal service area may be required to purchase additional service hours.)





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Give Thanks Today: Share a Veteran’s Story

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Happy Thanksgiving to all! As you prepare to celebrate this holiday with family and friends, take a few moments to nominate a local Veteran to receive the “Above and Beyond Award,” presented by HAYS Cleaning. Our Veterans gave all, this is a way to say “Thank You” to a needful Veteran: 15 hours of FREE cleaning services!

Nominations are accepted through Monday, December 2, 2013. Get the details here:

Veterans Day: Celebrating Throughout November

Heroes - Above Beyond Nov 2013November 11th, Veterans Day, has come and gone. However, HAYS Cleaning honors our Veterans for the entire month of November.

The company has three different projects going on right now:

  • Free 3-hour residential housecleanings for local Veterans. Read more here.
  • Collection of Slim Jim products to send to the troops (and HAYS Cleaning will match received donations!) – Read more here.
  • Above & Beyond Award will be gifted to one local Veteran who is needful. HAYS Cleaning is requesting nominations from other Veterans for this award. The recipient will receive a 15-hour residential housecleaning. Read more here.

Download a flier with all of the information here:

For Local Veterans: Above & Beyond Award


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HAYS Cleaning is looking for local Veterans who have gone “Above & Beyond” in their lives to help others. We would like area citizens to sponsor another Veteran who may be needful of 15 hours of free cleaning services.

To nominate a fellow Veteran, please submit the following by
December 2, 2013:

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  • Veteran Name
  • Branch of Service, Rank & years served
  • Medals, awards during service
  • Explain in 250-500 words why this Veteran is deserving of this award. What have they done that is “Above & Beyond” in their life that you can share with us? How have they been an example in their lives – both in and since the service? Have they been active in any community or volunteer organizations? Are they
  • facing health challenges or financial hardhips?
  • Nominations may be emailed to or mailed to HAYS Cleaning at 9428 S. 78th Ct., Unit #3, Hickory Hills, IL 60457

Winner will be announced by December 4, 2013; service to be provided by 
December 31, 2013. Both the person nominating the Veteran and the Veteran must 
be available for photos. Winner must allow before and after photos of residence cleaned. Photos and submission information will be used on HAYS Cleaning and 
Helping Our Heroes websites, as well as other social media websites.

Veterans Day 2013: Giving Back

HAYS Cleaning, Inc. will provide a FREE 3-Hour residential
housecleaning for United States Military Veterans, spouses of
active servicemen and parents of Veterans or servicemen.

Veteran or current Military Identifi cation must be provided to receive the
complimentary cleaning. Limit one complimentary cleaning per household.
Offer valid for new and existing residential customers. Service to locations
outside of our normal service area may be required to purchase additional
service hours. Contact HAYS Cleaning to schedule an appointment by calling
708-598-3819 or emailing by November 30, 2013.

HAYS Cleaning has partnered with the St. Patricia Holy Name Society to
send Slim Jim products to the troops. HAYS Cleaning will match your Slim
Jim donations! Donations may be dropped off at the HAYS Cleaning office,
Monday-Friday, from 3pm to 9pm; or at Roberts Road Bible Church, Monday-
Friday, from 9am to 3pm. Financial donations may also be sent; make checks
payable to “St. Patricia HNS” and write “Slim Jims for Soldiers” in the
memo area. Checks may be mailed to HAYS Cleaning.

All supporters will be listed on the “Helping Our Heroes” website,
sponsored by HAYS Cleaning, at

Roberts Road Bible Church is a “Light House,” located at 8419 S.
Roberts Rd., Justice IL 60458. People from various backgrounds come
here to be touched by the “Hero’s Hand.” For more information on the
church, please call 708-598-2330 or visit

HAYS Cleaning Inc. has service the Hickory Hills area since 1979. The
business has grown from a hobby of owner/operator Mary James. The
people at HAYS Cleaning strive to make a difference, not just do a job!
HAYS Cleaning, Inc. is located at 9428 S. 78th Ct., #3, Hickory Hills, IL
60457. For more information on the “Helping Our Heroes” offer or
the “Slim Jims for Soldiers”, please call 708-598-3819, visit or email

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Congrats to Tagline Contest Winners!

Gerry-SCongratulations to the winners of our Tagline Contest. In April, we asked fans to submit suggests for a new tagline for this website. The top six suggestions were placed in a poll; those six taglines were: “They Served U.S. Well,” “Serving Those Who Served Us,” “G.I. Want to Help,” “M.F.G. Project (Mission From God Project),” “Together We Stand. Divided We Fall,” and “Warriors Care.”

Nichole-SThe top three were awarded prizes from HAYS Cleaning. 

3rd Place Winner – “G.I. Want to Help” – was Gerry S. HAYS Cleaning awarded Gerry a bucket of cleaning supplies.

2nd Place Winner – “Warriors Care” – was Nichole S. HAYS Cleaning awarded Nichole a brand new canister vacuum.

Donna-T1st Place Winner – “Serving Those Who Served Us – was submitted by a HAYS Cleaning contractor, who in turn asked us to pick someone. We had one of our children draw names of HAYS Cleaning clients and the winner was Donna T.

Thank you to all who participated. HAYS Cleaning looks forward to “Serving Those Who Served Us”!

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Honoring Our Heroes For Flag Day

Village View Flag Day 6-4-13In appreciation for our Heroes and in honor of Flag Day on June 14, 2013, HAYS Cleaning is extending the  Memorial Day promotion of a 3-hour complimentary housecleaning for local Veterans, active Military and their spouses and parents.

The current promotion, in honor of Memorial Day, runs through June 30, 2013. Simply call 708-598-3819 or email to schedule the cleaning.

Through a partnership with the St. Patricia Holy Name Society, in Hickory Hills, Illinois, the company is also collecting care pack items to ship to the troops overseas.

Download the information packet here for details on the cleaning and the collection of care pack items. 

Helping Our Heroes Tagline Poll

HeroHello Fans, take a moment and vote in the poll for adding a new tagline to the “Helping Our Heroes” program. Many of our fans have told us that the “Helping Our Heroes” name says it all – and we agree! 

So, instead of renaming the entire program, we are making the contest about choosing a new tagline. Cast your vote! Voting is open through May 3, 2013.

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