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YOUR DONATION MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF ADULTS & FAMILIES WE SERVE.

Invest in Partnerships That Work.
Invest in Family.
Invest in Community.
Invest in The Literacy Connection.

 

 

The Literacy Connection is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible to the full amount allowed by law.

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Literacy Connection

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Supporters Fiscal Year 2016

The Literacy Connection is a 501(c)(3) organization funded by grants from the following:

  • City of Elgin Riverboat Grant Program
  • Combined Federal Campaign
  • EFS Foundation
  • Elgin Township
  • First Congregational United Church of Christ-Elgin
  • Grand Victoria Foundation
  • Kane County Riverboat Fund
  • Illinois State Library, a Division of the Office of Secretary of State
  • United Way of Elgin


We would like to extend a special thank you to the following training locations for their continued cooperation through the use of their facilities:

  • Algonquin Area Public Library, Eastgate Branch
  • Fox River Valley Public Library
  • Gail Borden Public Library

Special thanks to the Gail Borden Public Library for providing office space and support

The Literacy Connection thanks the following donors for their generosity

Business Donors

• 4imprint
• A.J. Funk & Co.*
• Ala Carte Entertainment, Inc
• Allstate The Giving Campaign
• Al's Café
• Associated Imaging Specialists
• Bii Natural Salon
• Blue Box Cafe
• Bonefish Grill
• Brandt's of Palatine
• Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
• Café Roma
• CGI Technologies and Solutions Inc
• Chicago Bears
• Chicago Blackhawks
• Chicago Cubs
• Chicago White Sox
• Chicago Wolves
• Colonial Café
• Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
• Danny's Pizza
• ECC Performing Arts Center
• Elgin Community College
• Elgin Public House
• Friendship Star Stitchers - Thimbleberries
• Half Price Books
• Hampton Inn & Suites - Hoffman Estates
• Herb's Bakery
• IMPROV
• In the Neighborhood Deli & Cafe'
• Jimmy's Charhouse, Elgin
• JK Reiki Energy
• Lorenn's Hallmark
• Maciano's Pizza & Pastaria
• Menard, Inc.
• Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
• Paintball Explosion Partners, LLC
• Pheasant Run Resort & Spa
• Platt Hill Nursery
• Port Edward Restaurant
• Santa's Village Azoosment Park
• Schaumburg Boomers
• Schaumburg Park District
• Sebert Landscaping
• The Courier News
• Tighe Kress & Orr
• TopGolf
• Town & Country Gardens
• Town House Books & Cafe
• Trader Joe's
• Village Pizza & Pub
• Wellness with Lisa

Foundations

• Altrusa International Elgin IL Foundation, Inc.
• Dollar General Literacy Foundation
• Elgin Breakfast Rotary Club
Foundation
• Gail Borden Public Library Foundation
• Grand Victoria Foundation
• IHC Group Foundation
• JP Morgan Chase Foundation
• Kane County Grand Victoria Riverboat Fund
• The Allstate Foundation
• United Way of Elgin
• Yelp Foundation
• Chicago Tribune Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund

Organizations

• Algonquin Area Public Library
• Children's Theater of Elgin
• Community Crisis Center
• Elgin Symphony Orchestra
• Elgin Trades Council
• Kiwanis Club of Elgin
• Not-For-Profit Resources
• School District U-46
• YourCause -AT&T Corp. Employee Giving Program
• ProLiteracy National Book Fund

Government

• City of Elgin
• Elgin Parks & Recreation Dept.
• Elgin Township
• Secretary of State Literacy Office

Churches

• First Congregational Church of Crystal Lake
• St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Church
• United Church of Christ - Cleveland Ohio

Individuals

• Gregory Addy
• Yadira Alva
• Shirley Appler
• Shan Atkins
• Amy Awe
• Chris Awe
• Gary Awe
• Elizabeth Bauer
• Roxane Bennett
• Cathy Benton
• Jean Black
• Darlene Bobeng
• James & Rhonda Brandes
• Wendy Breitmayer
• Tom Brockner
• Jennifer Bueche
• Sharon Bush
• Marsha Callahan
• Rachel Campbell
• Deb Caruso
• Jane Casty
• Jude Cavallaro
• James Cave
• Christine Cegelis
• Leslie Chapman
• Benjamin Christenson
• Gary Christenson
• Nathan Christenson
• Mary Cimms
• Michael Ciszek
• Richard Clute
• Charles & Paula Conklin
• Luna Conro
• Kevin & Minnie Corry
• Eloise Coulombe
• Christie Davis
• Deborah DeBoer
• Nidia Delgado
• Chris Diggory
• William Diggory
• Antonia "Toni" Diones
• Michael & Monica DiVerde
• Virginia Donahue
• Greg Dougherty
• Alison Douglas
• Kiran Dronamraju
• Barbara Drufke
• Judy Dunne
• Anton & Laurie Engelmann
• Renee Enright
• Terry & Bridget Foster
• Dan & Karen Fox
• Patrick & Jo Ann Funk*
• James & Frances (Jackie) Furey
• Terry Gabel
• Hernesto Gamino
• Raymond & Rose Geijer
• Nancy Gerner
• Gary & Loretta Gettes
• Paul & Deborah Giardina*
• Tim Giardina
• Peggy Gibble
• Bonnie Gill
• Richard Greenberg
• Mary Greene
• Jody Griese
• Margaret Grundmeier
• Nancy Guthrie
• Don & Marge Haefliger
• Elizabeth Hafkey
• Alma Hallock Lacina
• Jonathon & Margaret Hampton*
• Nazneen Hashmi
• Anne Hauca
• Judith Hayner
• Ralph Heubach
• Lane & Marilyn Hiland
• Vivienne & Kent Hildebrand
• Lartonja Hill
• Larry & Jeanne Hintz
• Richard & Jerilyn Hofmann*
• Lesley Hollis*
• Lesley Hollis*
• Mark & Kathleen Hopkinson
• Rick Mao & Mi Hu
• Chris & Bridget Huege
• Mary Lou Isaacs
• Joan Jacques
• Julie Jacques
• Steven Johnson
• Peter & Mary Jones
• Tom Jones
• Barbara Juister
• Michael & Mary Kearney
• Ann Kepley
• Walt & Carole Kilmanas
• Elizabeth King
• Nancy King
• Cynethie Kirkman
• Connie Kitzinger
• Catherine Klimek
• Michael Kline
• Debi Krakar
• Patricia Krile*
• Usha Kumari Kartan
• Donald & Pat Laird
• Douglas Lakin*
• K. Lakin*
• Eugene Lamp
• Vikki LaRocco
• Stephanie Leahy
• William & Brenda Leahy
• Sharon LeCount
• Robert & Kathi Legel
• Kathleen Lewensky
• JoAnne Linsell
• Julie Longo
• Beverly Lovett
• Linda Lunt
• Marcia Luptak
• Miriam Lytle
• Douglas & Eleanor MacKinney
• Alice Macy
• Daniel & Karen Maki
• David & Gerri Markel
• Kathy L. Matthews
• Carole Medal
• Bonnie Meltesen
• Lon & Bridget Meltesen
• Leslie Milton
• Linda Molik
• Terry Ann Morris*
• John Mravik
• David & Dawn Munson
• Priscilla Nagreen
• Denise Nash
• Ronnie O'Donnell
• Clare Ollayos
• Lynn O'Shea
• Carol Oswald
• Mary Oswald
• Michael & Nancy Oswald
• Robert & Karen Oswald
• Tom Oswald
• Marian Oyewande
• Marcia Parker
• Marie Pena
• Faith Peterson
• Glen & Mary Peterson
• Ursula Piech
• Carol Plagge
• Anna Rac
• Denise Raleigh
• Olivia Ramirez
• Joan Rasmussen
• Carolynn Ricciotti
• Andrew Ricks*
• Burke Ricks*
• Jack & Jeanne Rowe
• Julie Sass
• Timothy Schmidgall
• Arthur & Nancy Schueneman
• Sandra Scotti*
• David Sebby
• Robert Seltzer
• John & Marlene Shales
• Jeanne Shaughnessy*
• Linda Smith
• Monica Smith
• Royal & Jane Smith
• Jeanine Smythe
• Georgia Solovay
• Rick & Maureen Stabile
• Ginger Stace
• Colleen Stribling
• Kenneth & Mary Sullivan
• Margaret Swartz
• Sandra Switzer
• Cathy Szmurlo
• Patricia Thime
• Leonora Thompson
• Antonio Tijerina
• Stephanie Timberlake
• Carlos Trujillo
• Norma Utt
• Susan Van Weelden
• Shereen Venning
• Sal Verdone
• Gary & Dana Vierck
• Maria Tina Viglucci
• Solmayra Villagomez
• Gary & Krista Voltolina
• Valerie Walker
• Anita Walls
• Julie Warren
• Kathleen Weston
• Barbara White
• Chuck & Anna Whitmer
• Sandra Whitmer
• Pamela Williams
• Lisa Winchel
• Jeff & Sue Wisser
• Peggy Youngren
• Gertrude "Trudy" Zaja
• Joseph Zaja
• Steve Zaja
• Chris Zyburt

* Memorial donor

Grantors

• Allstate Foundation Helping Hands
• CGI
• Chicago Tribune McCormick
Foundation
• Combined Federal Campaign
• Elgin Township Social Service Grant
• Grand Victoria Foundation Grantworks
• Kane County Riverboat Funds
• Kiwanis Club of Elgin
• ProLiteracy National Book Fund
• Secretary of State Literacy Office – shortened Family Literacy Program
• United Church of Christ Neighbors in Need Grant
• United Way of Elgin
• Yelp Foundation

Training Locations

• Congregational Church of Algonquin • Gail Borden Public Library

Office Space and Support

• Fox River Public Library District • Gail Borden Public Library

Family Literacy Partners

• Golfview Elementary School, Carpentersville

We make every attempt to ensure accuracy in our donor lists. Please contact the office by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 847-742-6565 if we have misspelled your name. Lists represent donations received by June 30, 2016

This project was made possible by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a division of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds designated for literacy.

 

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