Helping the world's children in our own backyard

February 21, 2018

Fourth Annual Literary Event

Chicago-area fiction writer Cristina Henriquez will discuss “The Power of Stories.” She is the author of the highly acclaimed novel “The Book of Unknown Americans,” which chronicles […]
February 7, 2018

2016-2017 Annual Report Card

Please take a moment to view our 2016-2017 Annual Report and see the incredible number of people and organizations who made this year such a successful […]
September 18, 2017

GECRC In Action!

Take a sneak peek at our new video to see just why you want to volunteer!  Thanks to Matt Hoffman and John Ford of HMS Media, […]

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We have served more children than ever before, seen impressive academic results, logged in record volunteer hours, and increased our community support. Take a look at some of our results below.

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