Annual Geneva Giving Trees

Our gallery of Christmas trees has become a holiday tradition.  Scroll down to view these 19 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 26 thru December 21, 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 6.  Voting ends December 21.

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Altrusa International of Fox Valley Foundation

Altrusa International of Fox Valley IL Inc. is a community service organization, with a strong focus on literacy and community needs. We make our community better through leadership, partnership and service.    More information.

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Always Room 4 More Paws

Always Room 4 More Paws is a non-profit organization that exists to rescue and re-home animal companions.

We are a small group of volunteers trying to make a big difference in the lives of these wonderful animals that have found themselves in need.

We rescue animals from high kill shelters, nurse them back to health, and place then in temporary foster homes. Our foster homes provide love, socialization, and start the animal on basic training.  Since our animals are in foster homes, we are able to learn about their individual personalities which aids in making a great match with their forever family.  More information.

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American Legion

American Legion, Fox River-Geneva Post 75 is a local veterans organization that promotes Americanism, citizenship and supports local veterans in need. Post 75 celebrated 100 years of active service and commitment to the local community and its veterans this year. Post 75 is also active in supporting many local organizations including the Boy and Girl Scouts of our area.  More information.

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CASA Kane County

CASA Kane County is a nonprofit, volunteer organization that advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the Juvenile Court system.  More information.

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Cub Scout Pack 111

Scout Law – a scout will be trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.  The center of this tree represents the scout law and the branches are the uniqueness of the individual.   Popcorn provides most of the funds to make it all possible.

Please support your local Scouts, Cub Scout Pack 111.

 

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Geneva Chamber of Commerce

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization, is comprised of industry professionals, retail and business services that support an ongoing program of economic and community development. We represent over 500 businesses in the area that utilize membership services including networking events, community and business development, tourism marketing/promotion, public policy and the Visitor Center.  More information.

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Geneva Community Chest

The Geneva Community Chest has been supporting local charities, who provide aid and assistance to the people of Geneva and nearby communities for nearly 50 years.

The Geneva Community Chest sponsors a number of events throughout the year to raise funds to help the charitable organizations we support.

We receive requests for funding from worthy, local non-profit charitable social service organizations that provide aid and assistance to people in need.  Our dedicated Board of Directors annually then allocates funds to deserving charities. More information.

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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.

Recognized as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the Foundation is composed of dedicated residents who fundraise and advocate for the library because they believe a vibrant public library creates a stronger community.  More information.

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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 sponsor 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.

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Greater Geneva Art Guild

The Greater Geneva Art Guild tree is decorated in art paintings, ornaments and lights.  Artistic gifts will be in and around the tree.  All artwork is created by local artists.

GGAG is now working with the Geneva Cultural Arts Foundation to create the long awaited Cultural Arts Center in Geneva.  A place where Local Talent can present ALL the visual arts to our community.  More information.

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Hoofbeats & Heartbeats

Hoofbeats & Heartbeats provides scholarships to individuals and groups with limited financial resources to receive equine-assisted and nature-based therapy.  Types of therapy funded include physical and occupational, speech, and mental health programs lead by therapists who use horses and the natural environment in the therapy process. More information.

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Lazarus House

The Heroes Behind the Mask

Lazarus House relies on volunteers 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.  Each year approximately 1,900 volunteers provide up to 19,000 hours of service to keep the doors of Lazarus House open to serve the homeless in our community.  These volunteers are truly "Heroes Behind the Mask!"  More information.

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Marklund

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.

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Northern Illinois Food Bank

Northern Illinois Food Bank is engaging the community to solve hunger.  Our supporters come together to donate food and funds, and volunteer to evaluate and repack food for distribution to more than 900 partner feeding programs - serving more than half a million people every year.  Northern Illinois Food Bank has its headquarters in Geneva at 273 Dearborn Court and has many volunteer opportunities for participants at least 8 years old.  More information.

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The Salvation Army Tri-City Corps

From 1865 to the present, The Salvation Army has had a rich history of serving suffering humanity by offering the three S's - soup, soap and salvation.  We meet these needs globally in 131 countries and locally through our Tri-City Corps Joe K. Anderson Community Center located in St. Charles.  Our efforts are diverse as we preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.  More information.

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Second Act - Scene 2

Second Act - Scene 2 is a non-profit charity offering mental health counseling services.

Compelled by GOD's boundless love, we offer a safe, soothing environment where the under-insured can find hope, healing, and regeneration.

Family Therapy, Depression, PTSD, Couples Therapy, ADD/ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Eating Disorders, Addiction, Grief

More information.

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Sewing for Smiles

Sewing for Smiles is a ministry created to assist impoverished children by providing dresses required to attend school.  We repurpose used/new pillowcases into sundresses like those hanging on the tree.

Recipients have lost one or both of their parents to disease, tsunami, hurricane, war, or other natural disasters.  Some live in orphanages.   Many families live on dirt floors and sleep under blankets hung from a tree, or other makeshift roofs.

More information.

SuicidePreventionServices

Suicide Prevention Services

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.

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TriCity Family Services

"If we know ourselves, we're always home, anywhere." - Glinda the Good

Our home at TrCity Family Services has opened its doors to the community since 1967.  The brains, the heart, and the courage behind our mission... providing quality, affordable mental health counseling... make what we do so vital for thousands of people at critical times in their lives.  More information.