Fox Valley, Making a Difference

Hi it’s Leslie Harris, and I got some great news the other day. The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley has awarded more than $615,000, distributed among 41 grants to nonprofits in the Fox Valley, improving the lives of people who live here.

The nonprofits included:

APS training academy

Aurora Christian healthcare

Aurora University

Cal’s All Star Angel Foundation

CASA Kane County

Casey’s Safe Haven holistic Horse Rescue

Chamber music on the Fox

Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation

Children’s Theater of Elgin Community

Crisis center Crossroads

Christian youth Center

DuPage Children’s Museum

Easter seals of DuPage and Fox Valley

EKGs for EKG

Elgin symphony orchestra Association

Family service association of greater Elgin area

Farm worker and landscaper advocacy project

Fox Valley Christian action

Fox Valley fellowship Center

Fox Valley family YMCA

Habitat for humanity of Northern Fox Valley

Hesed House

Kendall County Community food Pantry

Northern Illinois food bank

Northwestern Memorial Foundation

Paramount arts Centre Rising Lights project

Second act Scene 2

Serenity House

Simply Destinee

St Charles singers

and Sunnymere Water Street studios

The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. It’s a collection of individual funds and resources given by locals to help support the quality of life in the Fox River Valley. What a wonderful organization!

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