October 8, 2015 article in The Voice by Carter Crane: Becoming involved in projects to help others is widespread throughout the country and here at home. Often we take some of the relative and essential organizations for granted. Many of the individuals do their work to offer help without much publicity and little recognition. It is truly widespread and in spite […]
Mrs. Bryant (1904-2002) was a member of St. John A.M.E. Church where she served as a nurse’s aide. She also was involved in the missionary work of the church. Mrs. Bryant had no children of her own, but she was called “Mother” by those she knew. According to friends, Mrs. Bryant had a deep respect for higher education and had often expressed her personal wish for that opportunity. Her bequest to the Foundation was her way of providing to future generations the one dream that had eluded her in life.
Geneva, IL: CASA Kane County, a local nonprofit organization that advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children, was recently awarded a $4,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley to purchase a new staff workstation that will be used in the expanded area of its office at the Historic Courthouse […]
Doris M. Whitt, a longtime supporter of the Community Foundation, passed away on August 20, 2015. To make a memorial contribution, click “In Memoriam” above. The Lewis E. & Doris M. Whitt Memorial Endowment Fund provides annual assistance to Hesed House, Inc., Mutual Ground, Inc. and Wayside Cross Ministries.
Dr. Gerald “Jerry” J. Poliks, a supporter of the Community Foundation, passed away on August 13, 2015. (To make a memorial contribution, click on “In Memoriam” above.)
Mildred “Milly” Anliker, a long time supporter of the Community Foundation, passed away on August 6, 2015. (To make a memorial contribution, click on “In Memoriam” above.)