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Great Expectations Foundation

Every child’s story should be one of triumph.

Every communities story should be one of prosperity.

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 Cause

Great Expectations Foundation prioritizes organizations that focus on the lives of children regardless of their focus. In 2022 we opened up our arms to all charities in our local communities.

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Recent Causes

  • Kemmerer Village of Christian County
    Kemmerer Village is located in Assumption, IL In 1884, a dream was born! An area farmer, Philip Kemmerer sat down and wrote out his own will. He wrote that his 400-acre farm and assets were to be given to the Presbyterian Churches of Central Illinois to create a home “for the orphans and friendless poorContinue reading “Kemmerer Village of Christian County”
  • Recycling Grace Women’s Center
    RGWC is located in Poplar Bluff, MO The mission at RGWC is to provide a Christ-centered environment for women to break the cycle of addiction and become productive members of society. Their vision is to help consumers become spiritually, physically, and emotionally healthy, able to support themselves and their families, and give back to their community.Continue reading “Recycling Grace Women’s Center”
  • Haven House, Inc
    Haven House is located in Poplar Bluff, MO Haven House has 31 beds available for adults and children who are seeking shelter or forced from their homes due to violence. While in the shelter, adult survivors have the opportunity to safety plan and set goals for their families. They may join a peer support groupContinue reading “Haven House, Inc”

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

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. In 2022 to further the reach in their communities they opened grant opportunities to all 501(c)(3) organizations located in communities near the stores..

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