End of year giving options and benefits

The end of year has many of us thinking about giving back to those who are less fortunate.  When we begin to analyze who and how we are going to donate, the task can become daunting. This list provided by the smart folks at McHenry County Community Foundation helps to calm any anxiety you may be feeling.  Click to read …

Nick, a fantastic volunteer!

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT! Meet Nick….. He and his two brothers, Pete and Jack and their mom and dad, Lisa and Tom have been keeping the clinic “green” by assisting us for many years with all of our recycling. Faithfully, one of them arrives at the clinic once a week to gather up all of our paper, aluminum, glass and cardboard and …

People in Need Forum – important information for the public

Please pass along this information to others who are in need  (see the link below).  One morning that will have many service organizations together to share how they can help you or someone you know who is in need.  Thank you. People in Need flyer 2017 v2

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT!

Introducing one of our newest volunteers—– Welcome Kenechukwu , or “KC” for short! KC is a sophomore at Prairie Ridge High School hoping to one day go into the medicine field. He is in marching band, plays numerous instruments and sings in multiple choirs. In between all of his activities, he will fit in one day after school to help …

Thank you Crystal Lake Gymnastics for your support!

In October, the group held PINK OUT, WORK OUT night charity events.  They did a bake sale, sold silicone bracelets, “Believe” necklaces, PINK t-shirts and threw a PINK OUT pizza party.  Each event added to the funds they gave to the clinic to help others. 135 gymnasts from 6 – 18 years old raised $2,885.00! Thank you Crystal Lake Gymnastics …

America’s Cardboard Cup Regatta donates

The members of the non profit, America’s Cardboard Cup Regatta, donated $1,000.00 to the Clinic and 3 other local non-profits. The Cardboard Cup Regatta originated in the summer of 1985 as a special event to help raise awareness for a small local sailing club – The Crystal Lake Yacht Club.  The first Cardboard Cup Regatta drew a crowd of 2,000 …