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Oswegoland Seniors, Inc. Receives $5.5K Grant From Community Foundation

The Beacon-News

New Senior Center Sign Is Great Help To All

We would like to thank the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley for awarding the Oswego Senior Center a grant to purchase a sign for the outside of our building identifying us as the “Oswego Senior Center” and new software and hardware for our computer lab.

The sign will be a great help for newcomers and passersby to identify the Senior Center, which is located at 156 E. Washington.  The computer hardware and software will help us broaden our computer classes and challenge individuals taking the classes and using the computer lab.   The Oswego Senior Center is very grateful to be supported by the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley.

Thank you again.

The Community Foundation is a non-profit, philanthropic organization that administers individual charitable funds from which grants and scholarships are distributed to benefit the citizens of the Greater Aurora Area, the Tri-Cities and Kendall County, Illinois.

Further information about the Community Foundation is available

Bob Wyngard, Executive Director

For further information:
Bob Wyngard, Executive Director
Oswegoland Seniors, Inc.
(630) 554-5602

Being a part of the Community Foundation scholarship committee is the highlight of my year. For many, a scholarship from the Community Foundation is the reason they are able to continue reaching for their dreams and changing the future of our world. I hope each recipient knows just how inspirational they are to those of us who are lucky enough to read their stories.

Jessica Breugelmans

Board Member & Scholarship Committee Member

We chose the Community Foundation because of its reputation. It’s well known, established and we can trust them to do the job for us.

Dick Schindel

Richard and Susan Schindel Scholarship Funds

Thank you very much for supporting my college education for these four years. I will never be able to repay you for the opportunity that this scholarship has given to me.

Julia H.

[Renewing Scholarship Recipient] Graduate of Hinkley-Big Rock High School

…you can always start small, even $25 can make a difference. Remember we can’t take our money with us. Even if it’s just your gift of time. Volunteer and get involved.

Cris Anderson

Cristina & Thomas S. Anderson Endowment Fund | Tom & Cris Anderson Colonial Advisory Fund

As a first-generation college student from a low-income family, I was worried about how I was going to pay for books and supplies. This scholarship will allow me to focus more on my studies instead of worrying about how to afford college. I am working to not only create opportunities for myself but to motivate future generations. Thank you so much for helping me along this journey!

Moises J.

Claude & Alice Allen Memorial Scholarship Recipient

A community foundation is a donor-driven organization that helps donors custom-design funds that reflect their charitable interests. Through the years, grants from these funds have made a significant impact on our local communities.

Sharon Stredde

President Emeritus

Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley

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