Successful Registration Night

Thank you to everyone who made our Registration Night a success!  We had more than 25 families who came out and many more children who received free backpacks full of school supplies!  We had 13 wonderful volunteers who assisted us with the night, including some of our own teen girls (I’m so proud!) Thank you […]

Registration Night 4-6pm

We will be having our annual Registration Night tonight!  Wednesday, August 13th from 4-6pm! During that time, families come to register their students with our after-school program (for free) and in return, students receive a free backpack full of school supplies (thanks to The Chapel of McHenry!) This year, we’ll also be inviting the McHenry […]

Thank You to The Chapel!

A HUGE thank you to Mary Frank and The Chapel for your donations of backpacks full of supplies! Our students are eagerly awaiting to receive theirs and to see what’s inside! Your community support is such a blessing to our students and families. Thank you thank you!!

We’re Hiring

We are currently seeking a Parent Program Facilitator! As the Parent Program Facilitator you will oversee our Parent Program. You will report directly to the Executive Director and work with our Youth Programs Manager to ensure quality programming for our community. See below for more information: Required hours: Position begins August of 2014 Host monthly parent meetings; […]

Thank you to Garden Day Participants!

Garden Day was rousing success, thanks to all our volunteers and community members. Volunteers and students, plus their young siblings, prepared the garden for this summer’s growing season by tilling, planting seeds, and transplanting seedlings. Others beautified the front beds with wildflower seeds and lots of sunflowers. This annual event capped off our Volunteer Appreciation Week, but […]