D.A.R.E is part of the Lincoln Police Department and is located in Lincoln, IL
D.A.R.E is one of the oldest programs in the United States that helps educate children on how to make safe choices. D.A.R.E mission mission states:
“D.A.R.E. envisions a world in which students everywhere are empowered to respect others and choose to lead lives free from violence, substance use, and other dangerous behaviors.”
The Lincoln Illinois Police department’s D.A.R.E program is active in the community continually hosting events and educating the youth. They have hosted fishing derbys and golf outings in the past to raise money to help raise awareness in the community.
Great Expectations Foundation rewarded them with a $1,000 grant to help fund the continuation of the D.A.R.E program. We believe the D.A.R.E. program has stood the test of time and continues to be a pillar of excellence in many communities.
If you would like to learn more about the D.A.R.E. program in Lincoln, Illinois please visit their website HERE.
Grant Amount: $1,000