Skulls and Drills makes fabric face masks during Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic

Chicago – April 3, 2020 

By Ranya Sharma

Due to shortage of protective gear, fabric masks are a last response option according to “Skulls and Drills” followed CDC guidelines to home sew masks for donations to health care workers at St. Alexius hospital.

We have delivered more than 100 fabric masks to healthcare personnel and hospitals in the Chicagoland area.

Fabric masks are not considered PPE and their capability to protect against COVID-19 is unknown. These masks are intended for healthcare professionals who are versed in their potential use for their needs.

Skulls and Drills Featured in the News

Chicago – Jan 20, 2020 

By Ranya Sharma

Thank you Daily Herald for publishing our story.

The Daily Herald is a daily newspaper based in Arlington Heights, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. The newspaper is distributed in the northern, northwestern and western suburbs of Chicago.

Skulls and Drills Earned a 2019 Bronze Seal of Transparency

Chicago – Dec 21, 2019 

By Rhea Sharma

Skulls and Drills just earned a 2019 Bronze Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar.

Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find out more about our mission and programs.

Plus, we’ve provided fresh information to 200+ charitable websites and applications that use GuideStar data, such as AmazonSmile, Facebook, and Network for Good.

What do you think? Check out our profile at

GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. Foundation Center and GuideStar have joined forces to become a new nonprofit called Candid. Learn more at

Skulls and Drills Fall Bake Sale Concludes

Chicago – Dec 12, 2019 

By Rhea Sharma

Our Fall Bake Sale has concluded ! We successfully raised $350.

Thanks to everyone who placed orders for Thumbprint Butter Cookies, Almond Cookies, and Chocolate Chip Snowballs. We hope you like the cookies.

First Fundraiser

Chicago – July 15, 2019 

By Ranya Sharma

On Saturday, July 6, 2019, Skulls & Drills had its first fundraiser! We were performing in a cultural event and we requested our guests to consider donating to Skulls & Drills. We successfully raised $2,640 ! We are so grateful to everyone who donated- each dollar truly makes a difference. Thank you to the following families (our apologies if we missed anyone) :

Rangu & Kalpana Hosadurga

Sanjay  & Jesal Patel

Sandip & Chhaya

Anubhav & Megha Jain

Sanjay & Rajni Asija

Aashima & Ankur Jain

Mayank & Anu Tripathi

Birju & Nancy Bhagat

Pushkar & Vinita Srivastava

Kathleen Hanes Finley

Balbir & Meenu Dhindsa

Girish & Sudha Rao

Gul  & Sangita Wadhwani

Tammy Tavasoli & Ali Sufi

Rita & Jagdish Chevli

Kalyani & Udai Bhaskar

Bergan family

Ranjan Ben Patel

Hina & Hemant Patel

Anita & Marvin Szidon

Koripelly family



Victoria Huang

Joshi family

Stonebraker family

Ambreen Hasan

Tejas & Saloni Shah

Abbey Cerek

Bowman family