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We did it! Thank you so much to all who gave on November 27th! Check back here soon for updates on dollars raised and organizations impacted. Together, we showed what amazing things we can do together, and what an amazing place Elgin is to live, work, and be.

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Organizations that are verified 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofits that are headquartered or provide services in Elgin, Illinois are eligible to participate in Elgin Gives. Find out more here.

Peer-to-Peer Campaigns Can Boost Your Giving Tuesday Results

Working with FFGE’s Director of Development, I spearheaded a calling event for the staff and board members. During Giving Tuesday, Rieke Office Interiors (ROI) hosted FFGE board members, staff and volunteers for a calling event in the afternoon and early evening. Our primary goal for the calling event was to cultivate and retain past Giving […]

Youth – Building a Foundation

BABY. During this first stage of life it’s all about the milk: breastmilk, formula or a combination of both. Breastmilk and/or formula provides an infant with every nutrient needed for the first 4-6 months of life. Next, begin introduction to solid foods by offering iron-fortified cereals, strained fruits and vegetables and pureed meats. Signs that […]

Giving Tuesday: Way easier and WAY more successful than you think!

Thus far, we’ve sustained Chamber Music on the Fox through local, state, and foundation grants, as well as several annual fundraising drives and events, and it’s always been enough to keep us in the black. Last year, we signed ourselves up for Elgin Gives, even though we didn’t fully understand what it was and honestly […]

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