Geneva Giving Trees

November 25 - December 23

The Geneva History Museum will unveiled their 7th Annual Geneva Giving Trees on Tuesday,  November 25.

Christmas trees were decorated by various nonprofit groups that serve the Geneva area.  Each tree is decorated in accordance with each organization's mission and areas of service.

The public can vote for their favorite tree with their dollars at the Geneva History Museum and via paypal. The winning organization will receive 100% of the donations made to support their cause. The remaining organizations split their winnings with the Geneva History Museum.



CASA Kane County

For 25 years CASA Kane County’s volunteers have advocated for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the Juvenile Court system.
In 2012, 264 volunteers advocated for 556 children. Volunteers gather important information in order to make recommendations to the judge for what is in the child’s best interest for a safe, caring, and permanent home.

 

 








Cub Scouts Pack 111

Scouting has a well-documented and rich tradition throughout the United States and it’s certainly alive and well in Geneva, IL.
Cub Scout Pack 111 has played an active role in the Geneva community for years. Some contributions are obvious and more noticeable, while other acts of kindness are more unassuming.
Please take a closer look at some of the ways our Pack helps teach lifelong lessons through community involvement and enrichment.

 

 






Cub Scouts Pack 136

For over 100 years, the Boy Scouts of America has helped youth develop self-confidence, ethics, leadership and citizenship skills that influence their adult lives.
A cornerstone of Scouting is duty to God and country. As a member organization of St.Peter Catholic School in Geneva, Pack 136 promotes religious fellowship, character development and stewardship to our community.
Your vote will help the community! Cub Scout Pack 136 is donating 25% of the voting money collected to a local charity.





 






Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice

Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is a community- based, nonprofit organization serving those with life-threatening illnesses and those who have lost loved ones.
In addition to one-on-one support, the agency also offers medical equipment loans, adult and children’s grief support groups, community education on end-of-life care and grief,
and a community lending library. Spanish interpretation for all programs is available. All services are provided free of charge.
For more information, see www.fvvh.org.

 

 






Geneva Academic Foundation

The Geneva Academic Foundation (GAF) is a non- profit organization that raises money to fund grant requests and scholarships that benefit students in the Geneva School District. GAF relies solely on the support of parents, friends, and businesses for funding. Since GAF was founded in 1987, our organization has funded over $1,100,000 in grants to the Geneva schools!
A donation to GAF really does make a difference in the quality of education in Geneva!
Learn more about GAF by visiting our website at www.gafgeneva.org.

 

 






Geneva Garden Club

To provide for the beautification of community, preservation of our natural environment and the promotion of horticulture education.
“If you learn the past, you will know the future.” Founded September 16, 1928

 

 

 






Geneva Girl Scouts

In Girl Scouts, girls discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls working together through many experiences, including field trips, sports, community service, and environmental stewardship.
Geneva has nearly 500 Girl Scouts from Kindergarten through High School and over 120 adult volunteers, all working together to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

 

 






Greater Geneva Art Guild

“Expanding the Creative Attitude”
We hope you enjoy our unusual and creative concept of the Giving Tree. The Greater Geneva Guild Art is dedicated to promoting the visual arts in our area through exposure, networking, education, inspiration and interaction with others.
Our objective is to promote the creative excellence of area talent and intensify the significance of local visual art in our community with exposure and involvement.
Thank you for your vote.

 

 






Hearts of Hope

Hearts of Hope is a 501(c)3 non-profit located in Geneva. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the community on the continuum from alcohol and drug prevention to intervention to treatment to recovery. Our Mission
is restoring HOPE for families through Education and Advocacy as we strive for Safe and Drug-Free Communities for the children. PARENTS You Matter, you are not alone! Making a difference one life at a time.
Our services include Drug Prevention Ed, PACT 360 Presentations for Parents, WreckEd for students, Family Support Groups, Counseling, Drug Treatment Referral, Drug Screening, Interventions, Forums, Community/ School Outreach, Legislative Advocacy, Resource Library and more. Hearts of Hope has been serving Kane and the surrounding counties since 2000.

 






Marklund

Marklund makes Everyday Life possible for individuals with profound disabilities.
Services encompass a full realm of human needs including: medical care, residential facilities, specialized therapies, educational and day services, volunteer respite care training, and early intervention programs.
Volunteer opportunities available. Learn more by visiting www.marklund.org.

 

 






NAMI DKK
(National Alliance on Mental Illness DeKalb, Kane-South, & Kendall Counties, Inc.)

NAMI is a nonprofit organization serving Geneva.
Living with Mental Illness is Hard - NAMI helps
• Supporting people with mental illness and their families; through education and support groups
• Stopping the stigma of mental illness through community education; programs for Police, Schools and the general community.
• Partnering with professional providers;through networking and supporting their clients

 






Tri-City Family Services

TriCity Family Services (TCFS) is a trusted partner for counseling and other mental health services for children and teens, their families and community members across all life stages.
Regardless of income level, members of the TriCity community have access to their full spectrum of services. Their unique family- centered approach seeks to involve all members of the family in treatment, and they are a local leader in engaging children and teens in early intervention and prevention programs.
For more information please visit www.tricityfamilyservices.org or call 630-232-1070.

 








Where There's A Will There's A Cure

Where There’s a Will There’s a Cure is a Geneva based 501(c)(3) founded on behalf of William Whiston. Our organization raises funds for medical research to find a cure for Myotubular Myopathy (MTM).
Most children with MTM will never walk and will require a ventilator. Despite being medically fragile, our children are bright, affectionate and happy.
Visit us at www.will-cure.org

 

 






Zellmer Childhood Disease Foundation

The Zellmer Childhood Disease Foundation, NFP supports education and research related to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of chronic childhood diseases.
Pumpkins For A Cure is their signature fundraising event. Pumpkins For A Cure was founded by a six year old boy, who was diagnosed with type I diabetes.
His efforts have raised more than $250,000 for diabetes education and research.