Annual Geneva Giving Trees

Our gallery of Christmas trees has become a holiday tradition.  Scroll down to view these 16 decorated trees created by local non-profits.  Vote for your favorite here online or at the Museum.  The charity that receives the most "votes" will receive all of the proceeds their tree earned.  The others will share their "votes" with the Geneva History Museum.  Marvel at the Giving Trees and our 18th century Créche display at the Museum November 20 thru December 22, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesdays thru Saturdays.  A special late viewing for the Christmas Walk until 9 p.m. on Friday, December 7.  Voting ends December 22.


Altrusa is an international non-profit organization, making our local communities better through leadership, partnership, and service. We are civic-minded people who strive to create better communities worldwide.”  Giving over 1 million volunteer hours annually, throughout 11 countries, our focus is Literacy along with specific projects unique to individual communities such as Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley, Dominican Literacy Center, Aurora Public Library Foundation, St. Charles Public Library Foundation, the Big Rock Library, and Merry Band of Books.  More information.


Always Room 4 More Paws is a small group of volunteers dedicated to rescuing and re-homing companion animals.   Our animals are rescued from high kill shelters and are temporarily housed in foster homes until they find their FOREVER HOME.  Our foster homes provide medical care, socialization, basic training and most importantly, a safe and loving environment.  More information.


Since our charter on August 14, 1919, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community.  More information.

CASA Kane County


CASA Kane County is a nonprofit organization that prevents children from falling through the cracks of the heavily populated court and child welfare system. This is done by providing each child with the voice of a well-trained volunteer advocate. Meeting the needs of children is our priority.  More information.

Fox Valley Hands of Hope


The mission of Fox Valley Hands of Hope is to enhance the quality of life and to provide HOPE for those experiencing grief or life-threatening illness. Our professional staff and trained volunteers are community-funded, allowing us to provide the best in compassionate care, free of charge. Our programs are designed to provide support for adults, children, and families. We believe that every person in need should be given hope.  More information.

Geneva Chamber of Commerce


Geneva Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization, is comprised of members supporting an ongoing program of economic and community development.  As the Geneva Visitor Center, we bring thousands of visitors to Geneva.  Most visible are our four festivals; Swedish Days, Geneva Arts Fair, Festival of the Vine and Christmas Walk/House Tour.  We are directly involved in the community, creating the environment where people want to live and work.  More information.

Geneva Community Chest


Geneva Community Chest: Sweetening Life for Those in Need

The Geneva Community Chest raises funding for 29 local charities, assisting those in our community with the basics in life: food, shelter, health and wellness. Together, we can make life a little sweeter for thousands of area residents who need a helping hand.

Geneva Garden Club


Celebrating 90 Years in 2018. 

GGC promotes the beautification of the community, contributes to the preservation of the natural environment and participates in fostering related philanthropic endeavors in the fields of education, horticulture and wildlife. GGC encourages gardening for the enrichment of the lives of our members and community.  More information.

Geneva Library Foundation


The Geneva Library Foundation supports the Library's vision to be a valued and innovative community resource that empowers residents at all ages and stages of life to seek knowledge, create ideas, and achieve dreams. As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the Foundation advocates and raises funds for the library because they believe a vibrant library creates a stronger community.  More information.

Geneva Rotary


Geneva Rotary is a service club of local community members passionate about Geneva. We provide scholarships for college or technical school; supports Rotary Youth Leadership camp for high school students and sponsors exchange students. Geneva Rotary service projects include: Holiday Party for disabled adults; community service projects and also supports local charities and non-profit groups. More information.

Lazarus House


Homelessness is never just black and white. Lazarus House provides housing, meals, counseling and most of all friendship to many people each year.  Through your care and support you can help Lazarus House unmask the face of homelessness.  More information.



Marklund makes everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities.  We strive to provide a happy, safe, purpose-filled life for every individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  At Marklund it is our goal to help each individual rise above their limitations, reach their highest potential and live as full a life as possible.  More information.



NAMI Kane-south, DeKalb & Kendall Counties is a local affiliate of NAMI national. The mission of NAMI KDK is to provide free mental health education, support and advocacy for individuals, family members and communities. Help us reach the one in five impacted by a mental health condition and their families.  More information.

The Salvation Army Tri-City Corps


The Salvation Army’s mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.  Since 1951, The Salvation Army has met the emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of Tri-City families.  In 2017, The Salvation Army served 138,044 people and, through our food pantry, provided 37,189 grocery orders to individuals and families.  More information.

Suicide Prevention Services of America


It begins with YOU! Please help Suicide Prevention Services reach more people. We provide support groups for survivors of suicide loss and suicide attempts; direct counseling for individuals and families, young and old; outreach to the newly bereaved; training and presentations to anyone requesting; and when you call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, we answer. We’re located in Batavia.  More information.

TriCity Family Services



Since 1967, TriCity Family Services has rolled out its red carpet to children, teens, families and community members seeking compassionate, affordable counseling. In times of crisis, they provide VIP care to those who need it most. They shine for mental health awareness.  Celebrate their brightest stars on March 9 at the "Walk of Fame” Gala.  More information.