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The Colette A. Miles Foundation
The Colette A. Miles Foundation also known as Colette’s Crew offers individual support, volunteer programs, annual events, and corporate sponsorship’s to benefit and impact the lives of cancer patients and families. Our mission is to inspire and provide many avenues for individuals and businesses in the community to get involved and make an impact on others’ lives.
Random Acts Matter is organized for the purpose of raising funds to provide random acts of compassion and care on a referral basis via a network of community helping community within the 60174 and 60175 zip codes. Random Acts will be performed primarily on a referral/nomination basis. This non-profit is COMPLETELY run by volunteers, meaning all money donated goes to recipients of the random acts!
Project Mobility is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers recreational events using specialized bicycles for people with disabilities. Our professional staff works with families, rehabilitative professionals, and organizations to promote better health, independence, and most of all the freedom of mobility for people with physical disabilities.
We gift switches, adapted toys and other devices to kids with motor or development challenges through Ben's Toy Closet. We pick up where insurance may not cover important resources/devices, spreading smiles through our gifts in Benjamin Gerlach's memory (6/30/12-5/2/16).
Our mission is very straight forward. It is to provide child-friendly comic books to children in hospitals and cancer centers across the U.S. Where we can also help in Canada, we will as well. In almost every case, these will come as new comics from the many publishers who support us. On occasion, we will also provide unread, warehouse overstock. In all cases, we work within the medical facility's infectious disease policies .
The mission of Tri City Health Partnership is to provide quality health care in an environment of mutual respect, to members of the community without the ability to pay for services. We promote better life choices through education and preventive care to foster the growth of the whole individual.
The Joshua Tree Community is a 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit Day Program for non-aggressive Mildly Intellectually Disabled Adults over the age of 22 or are no longer in public education and over the age of 18. It is our goal to provide an underserved community of adults a means to participate in activities that will enrich their lives on a year round, daily basis.
CASA Kane County is a nonprofit volunteer organization that has been advocating for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the Juvenile Court system since 1988. CASA Kane County recruits, trains, and supervises community volunteers who serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates and Guardians ad Litem (CASA/GAL) for children who are in court due to abuse, neglect or private guardianship.
Since 1967, TriCity Family Services has been Kane County’s leading provider of counseling and other mental health services to clients of all ages and all income levels.Our experienced team of professional therapists provides the residents of Central Kane County and other neighboring Chicagoland communities with counseling, family-based treatment for eating disorders, emotional wellness workshops and support groups, and employee assistance programs.
Marklund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves infants, children, teens and adults with serious and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs.With three residential locations–the Marklund Hyde Center in Geneva, the Marklund Philip Center in Bloomingdale, and the Marklund Wasmond Center in Elgin–it is currently home to nearly 174 clients.
Northern Illinois Food Bank uses volunteers to help sort and pack food, provide administrative support, plan special events and speak to community groups. Whether you are looking for a one-time volunteer opportunity for a group or an ongoing opportunity for yourself, we can put your talents to use.
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a goal of solving hunger in our 13-county service area, we rely on our generous donors, volunteers, and community partners – the local food pantries and feeding programs, food manufacturers and retailers, companies, foundations and individuals who join with us in our vision for no one to be hungry in Northern Illinois.
The Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry is a not-for-profit 501(C)(3) organization founded by local churches. Its purpose is to serve the needs of our community. Those who have lost a job, are underemployed, disabled, homeless or just have a need, may come to the pantry for food and household supplies.
Water Street Studios is a 501(c)3 for-purpose art center located in downtown Batavia, Illinois. Our mission is to help make the arts more accessible to the Fox Valley region and beyond. Our vision is to be a cultural hub in the Midwest. We provide our community with classes, artist studios, gallery exhibitions, free programs for under-resourced families and schools, events in our historic venue, and more
Every member of the Batavia Mothers’ Club works together to raise funds for local charities. We host several fundraisers, such as our Autumn Craft and Vendor Show, Bunco Night, and Fox Trot Run. In the spring, we distribute these contributions to local charities and schools that have applied for funds.
3:11 Project is a 501(c)(3) Charity Organization that services individuals that are struggling to provide basic necessities for for themselves and their families. Our work is dedicated to inspiring those in our community to build friendships and show compassion through service to one another
We collect new and gently used bras that are gifted to women and girls in a dignified process of giving that includes-- the service of proper fittings to help uplift women and girls living in homeless, refugee, and battered shelters in Illinois.
Mutual Ground is the safe place where people come together to break the cycle of domestic violence and sexual abuse. We are not just a shelter, we are a solution. Located in Aurora, Illinois, Mutual Ground serves the Greater Aurora area, Southern Kane and all of Kendall County.
GiGi’s Playhouse Fox Valley is committed to partnering with local businesses and organizations to further the overall mission of awareness of the potential for people with Down syndrome within the Fox Valley community. Our success of offering quality programs and running a cost efficient playhouse depends greatly on our volunteers and donations- both in-kind and cash
The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is a collection of individual funds and resources given by local citizens to enhance and support the quality of life in the Fox River Valley Illinois. Foundation funds are used to provide grants to non-profit organizations and scholarships to area students. The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley serves the Greater Aurora Area, the TriCities and Kendall County in the State of Illinois.
The North Aurora Mothers Club (NAMC) is an Illinois 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our members are committed to improving the social, emotional, educational, and physical well-being of the children and families of North Aurora, Illinois, and its surrounding communities.
Anderson Animal Shelter has been saving lives and serving the Fox Valley region for more than 50 years. Anderson receives no federal and state funding. We rely on and appreciate the generosity of our adopters, staff, volunteers, foster caregivers, community members and businesses to support our life-saving mission.
We provide menstrual products, underwear, and toiletries to individuals in need though food pantries, shelters, and community service agencies throughout Kane County. Our summer Not Your Typical School Supply Drive will provide 400 teens with vital menstrual products and toiletries that will encourage girls to attend class and extra curricular activities without pausing for their period. You can get can help! Follow us on social media. Make a product donation. Attend a fundraiser. Volunteer your time to prepare donations.
Geneva Women's Club is a non-profit 501(c)3 philanthropic women's organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of women, children and families in the Fox Valley. We support our community by concentrating our volunteer and fundraising efforts on key areas of concern: hunger, health/wellness and education.
The mission of Variety of Illinois is to improve the quality of life for children with disabilities by providing the equipment and experiences needed to reach their highest potential. This is accomplished through programs such as Variety at Play offering inclusive, accessible activities for the whole family, Kids on the Go that provides mobility equipment not covered by insurance for kids with disabilities, and Live to Achieve that encourages participation and excellence in adaptive sports. Money raised in Illinois helps kids right here in Illinois.