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charities + non-profits

The Colette A. Miles Foundation

info@tcamf.org

  • 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. 

St. Charles

random acts matter

RandomActsMatter@gmail.com

  • 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!

St. Charles

cal's angels

info@calsangels.org

  • Cal's Angels is a 501(c)(3) pediatric cancer foundation with a mission of granting wishes, raising awareness and funding research to help kids fighting cancer.

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lazarus house

info@lazarushouse.net

  • Our mission is to offer guests connected to our communities who are homeless or in need hope for the future by providing hospitality, food, safe shelter and education — tools for life. 

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project mobility

info@projectmobility.org

  • 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.

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big hearts fox valley

Info@bigheartsfv.org

  • Making a difference by providing needed items to children and families in our D303 community that qualify.

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fox valley food for health

info@foxvalleyfoodforhealth.org

  • Fox Valley Food For Health’s mission is to promote a nutrition focused community through teen education and serving those struggling with a health crisis.

st. charles

ben smiles memorial foundation

info@bensmiles.org

  • 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).

st. charles

Comic Books 4 Kids

  • 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 .

st. charles

tricity health partnership

cbowman@tchpfreeclinic.org

  • 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.

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st. charles women's club

stcwomensclub@gmail.com

  • We work together to improve the lives of women, children and families in St. Charles through philanthropic activities and community outreach events.

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joshua tree community

amysinger@joshuatreecommunity.com

  • 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.

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casa kane county

info@casakanecounty.org

  • 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.

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tri-city family services

sjones@tricityfamilyservices.org

  • 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.

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marklund

dlassiter@marklund.org

  • 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. 

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chip in batavia

info@chipinbatavia.org

  • To support students and their families in temporary or transitioning housing situations or who are facing the obstacles of poverty in Batavia and are on the free/reduced lunch program.

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batavia interfaith food pantry & Clothes Closet

Food Pantry: (630) 879-3784 
Clothes Closet: (630) 406-0036

  • 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.

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water street studios

​info@waterstreetstudios.org

  • 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

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batavia foundation for educational excellence

Bataviafoundation@yahoo.com

  • Batavia Foundation for Educational Excellence (BFEE) partners with Batavia Schools to award grants to Batavia educators. We also help local groups with scholarship selection and applications.

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batavia Mother's Club

secretary@bataviamothersclub.org

  • 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.

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3:11 project

  • 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

elburn

association for individual development 

info@AIDcares.org

  • To empower people with physical, developmental, intellectual and mental health challenges to enjoy lives of dignity and purpose

aurora

aurora food pantry

info@aurorafoodpantry.org

  • Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry is committed to providing nutritious food relief to the community in a humanitarian and compassionate manner.

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C.U.P.S. Bra Drive

pinkcupbradrive@gmail.com

  • 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.

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Mutual Ground

info@mutualground.org

  • 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.

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gigi's playhouse fox valley

foxvalley@gigisplayhouse.org

  • 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

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community foundation of the fox river valley

info@cffrv.org

  • 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.

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north aurora's mothers club

namcfundraising@gmail.com

  • 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.

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anderson's animal shelter

info@andersonanimalshelter.org

  • 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.

elgin

go with the flow

gowiththeflowparties@gmail.com

  • 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.

KANE COUNTY

HorsePower Therapeutic riding

info@horsepowertr.com

  • To harness the healing power of the horse as we provide creative, inspiring and challenging therapeutic riding lessons to children and adults with disabilities.

KANE COUNTY

geneva women's club

genevawomensclub@gmail.com

  • 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. 

Fox Valley

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