Current News


There is a lot happening at the GECRC. View our Current Newsletter!


You will find the most up-to-date news here as well as archived newsletters to the right. Visit our events page to find out what else is going on at the GECRC and how you can help.

June 5, 2019

Your Support Lifts Us Up!

GECRC is hard at work making sure children in need in D41 and D89 have access to academic and social supports over the summer months. We […]
June 5, 2019

Summer School Dates to Remember

Summer School Volunteer Orientation: Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 AM, Churchill Elementary LMC Volunteers are able to start volunteering the following week on Tuesday, June 25th. […]
January 25, 2019

View GECRC’s Current Newsletter!

Read about all of the latest happenings at GECRC, including our literary fundraiser, newly formed Junior Board, exciting upcoming events, and more!   https://mailchi.mp/12aa06b0666d/gecrc-april-2019-newsletter
January 7, 2019

Joyce Hothan, GECRC’s Executive Director, to Retire

The Board of Directors of GECRC announces the retirement of our Executive Director, Joyce Hothan, effective at the end of January. It is with tremendous gratitude […]
November 12, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Polly Green

Polly Green has three teenagers at home, but that doesn’t stop her from volunteering her time to tutor local children in need at The Glen Ellyn […]
November 12, 2018

GECRC In Action!

Take a peek at our video to see just why you want to volunteer!  Thanks to Matt Hoffman and John Ford of HMS Media, who devoted […]
February 21, 2018

Summer Programming A Success!

We have wrapped up our summer school program, providing 120 students with academic enrichment in reading and math as well as fun-filled adventures to Brookfield Zoo […]
November 29, 2016

Think of GECRC while you shop!

You Shop, Amazon Gives! http://www.amazon.com  It doesn’t cost you any extra and it helps GECRC! #givingtuesday  
November 17, 2016

Give A Child The Power to Succeed!

Sponsor A Child at GECRC Your generous donation of $1,500 will sponsor a child for one year in our comprehensive after-school learning program and in our […]
August 19, 2016

Garden Party Raises Funds for Churchill Expansion

  On a lovely summer evening in June, a garden party was held in an effort to raise funds for the Churchill Expansion project. Thanks to Lisa […]
August 19, 2016

Summer Program

We are HAPPY! Our Summer Program is over, but we are still very happy!  We served 110 children ranging from Kindergarten to 8th grade. 50 of […]
May 20, 2016
Denise Umubyeyi

Refugee-turned-scholar now helping others through children’s resource center

I am a member of the board of directors of the Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center, a volunteer-driven after-school tutoring and mentoring program. I am also […]