D.A.R.E. Lincoln, Illinois

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 toContinue reading “D.A.R.E. Lincoln, Illinois”

United Way of Southern Illinois

United Way of Southern Illinois is located in Marion, IL As the end of the school year approaches many charities are looking forward to and planning for summer. While many kids enjoy the freedom of summer there are far too many that are left without steady food, shelter and supervised activities. Untied Way of SouthernContinue reading “United Way of Southern Illinois”

OkCity Crisis Nursery

OkCity Crisis Nursery is located in Oklahoma City, OK In late January our local manager was contacted by OkCity Crisis Nursery who was in need of some extra assistance and looking for support to increase their capabilities. Our local manager pointed them in our direction for a request. The OkCity Crisis Nursery mission states: “WeContinue reading “OkCity Crisis Nursery”

Future Business Leaders of America, Carlyle Illinois

Future Business Leaders of America – Carlyle, Illinois The Carlyle High School is always up to something! A few times a year they reach out with cool project they need a little extra support on. This time it was their Future Business leaders of America group. FBLA mission states: “FBLA-PBL inspires and prepares students toContinue reading “Future Business Leaders of America, Carlyle Illinois”

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Peoria

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Peoria is located in Peoria, IL In late January the assistant director of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Peoria posted a simple need on Facebook: basketballs! Our local manager saw the post and reached out to see if we could help. Boys and Girls Club of GreaterContinue reading “Boys and Girls Club of Greater Peoria”

LRB Family Support

LRB Family Support is located in Hazelwood, MO LRB Family Support is a new organization in St.Louis, MO working to help feed children and create healthy eating habits for those in need. Their mission states: “Our program is focused on children, health, human services, supporting young people, and healthy eating habits for children and homelessness..”Continue reading “LRB Family Support”

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri is located in Cape Girardeau, MO Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri is our first donation of 2021 and we are glad we can assist such an outstanding organization. From their website: “At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri, we show up for young people,Continue reading “Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri”

Great Expectations Foundation 2020 Recap

2020 Recap of Great Expectations Foundation Gifts In 2020 Great Expectations Foundation worked hard to give back more than ever and donated $62,200 to 27 different organizations located across the Midwest. We were able to fulfill every request to some degree that was sent to us and we raised an additional $72,000 through the contributionsContinue reading “Great Expectations Foundation 2020 Recap”

United Way of Northeast Arkansas

The United Way of Northeast Arkansas is located in Jonesboro, AR United Way of Northeast Arkansas is an organization dedicated to helping people. This is accomplished by staff and volunteers who assess community needs, raise funds, allocate resources, and encourage collaborative effortsto build a stronger and healthier community. Great Expectations Foundation rewarded them with a $1,000 grantContinue reading “United Way of Northeast Arkansas”

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”