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Great Expectations Foundation

Every child’s story should be one of triumph .

About Us

Our Beliefs

Great Expectations Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that was founded in 2011 by Larry and Sharon Carrico. Their mission is to provide funding for organizations within Rent One and RNR Midwest communities that focus on children’s education, fitness and wellness, along with their emotional and spiritual development.

How Can We Help You?

Any Size Organization

Great Expectations Foundation has donated to over 100 charities of variable sizes over the years. No organization is too big, or too small to be considered!

Any Size Donation

Great Expectations Foundation has given donations up to $25,000 and as little as $250. Each charity has different needs we are flexible to be able to match the charities needs.

Any Children’s Cause

Great Expectations Foundation believes all aspects of children lives are important in helping to provide a foundation for growth. We consider all charities that are children related regardless of their focus.

News

Recent Causes

  • Friends of Madison County Child Advocacy Center
    The Friends of Madison County Child Advocacy Center is located in Wood River, IL The mission of the Madison County Child Advocacy Center is to provide a professional and child-friendly environment to assist in the investigation of allegations of child abuse, provide access to services and treatment for victims and their families and raise awarenessContinue reading “Friends of Madison County Child Advocacy Center”
  • Riverview School
    Riverview School is located in Henderson, KY “Riverview School has been operating in Henderson, Kentucky since September 1953. It has operated continuously since that time through the efforts of volunteers and support from the community. Riverview provides educational programs, respite care, and emotional support for preschool children having special needs and their families. The ultimateContinue reading “Riverview School”
  • Charity Week 2021 Recap
    Our charity week was held in July of 2021 and we donated $35,000 to 15 organizations. In July of 2021 Rent One and RNR Tire Express worked hard to seek out organizations representing our 100+ Locations across 8 states. We were seeking opportunities to support small organizations that focused on children’s needs in our area.Continue reading “Charity Week 2021 Recap”

Testimonials

What Organizations Say

We are so grateful to Rent One and their Great Expectations Program.  The process of applying for these funds was very easy to navigate online, and their response to my request was almost immediate.  This was so unexpected and appreciated!

Betti Mucha – Perry-Jackson Child Advocacy Center

Applying for a great to the Great Expectations Foundation was a rewarding process. It was great to be able to tell our story and have someone recognize and support our organization’s efforts in our community. The application is well thought-out and easy to follow, and allowed us to explain what project the Foundation will be contributing to as our grant partner.

Abbey Heuiser – Boys and Girls Club of Poplar Bluff

Have More Questions?

Still not sure if we can help you, or have questions we haven’t answered feel free to contact us and we will be in touch shortly.