Welcome to our new Board of Directors Members!

We are excited to welcome three new members to our Board of Directors: Gina Swinney, a former McHenry Superintendent; Christine Johnson, a Human Resources Consultant; and Margi Patel, a Senior Accounts Manager and former Digital Ad Specialist at cars.com. We are looking forward to working with our new Board members as we continue to grow […]

Immigration Education Night

In February we welcomed Mano a Mano, a resource center in Round Lake, to come present to our community about President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration. Their bilingual outreach staff explained deferred action, who it applies to, and what qualifying adults can do to get ready for the application! It was a great success […]

Computer Classes in Spanish

We had a successful start to our computer classes this February! The sessions are at our site, in Spanish, and free to those in need. Adult participants learn the basics of computer use, the internet, and common software programs (Word, Excel, etc.). We have computers available where they can practice their new skills; computers are […]

Help Us Keep Our Doors Open!

  Help us to keep our doors open!  Click the donate button above to join our campaign!   McHenry County Mental Health Board Eliminated Our Funding As you may already know, we were informed on October 30th that the McHenry County Mental Health Board (MCMHB) has reduced Garden Quarter Neighborhood Resource Center’s organizational budget by 74% by […]

Welcome to our New Staff Members!

Julia Bonti Teen Girls Group Mentor Prior to joining Garden Quarter Neighborhood Resource Center, Julia worked for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of McHenry County for a combined total of 4 years.  Throughout her time with BBBS, Julia worked in various areas of the organization, with her main focus being direct facilitation of after-school mentoring […]