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You don't have to be a world leader or a billionaire to give back. #GivingTuesday is about ordinary people coming together doing extraordinary things on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. This #GivingTuesday your gift to Golden Apple Foundation supports educational Excellence throughout Winnebago and Boone Counties of Illinois.

Each gift of $10 made before December 9, 2014 becomes $20 with a $5,000 Challenge Grant from  

Here's just a sample of what your $10 can do with the support of a Challenge Grant:

  • Provide a professional development opportunity to a teacher improving the quality of instruction to many students yearly
  • Engage a child in a project funded by GAF's Classroom Project Grants program
  • Celebrate excellent educators through recognition in electronic communications.

CLICK HERE to make a Challenge Grant supported donation to the Golden Apple Foundation general fund which operates the numerous programs of the Foundation.

We're also happy to accept financial support by traditional mail at the following address:

Golden Apple Foundation
5050 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61108-2393

The Golden Apple Foundation of Rockford is a 501(c)(3) charity. Your gifts are tax deductible to the extent of the law.

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