815 Rising Stars Talent Show

This event was created by a group of Golden Apple teachers. The funds raised will support Golden Apple programming, including teacher grants that provide resources to support teachers’ and students’ needs not funded through school budgets.

Spring Banquet

The recipients of our programs are recognized at the Excellence in Education banquet courtesy of our  sponsors, volunteers and supporters. The event also includes a red carpet walk for recipients, cocktail hour, inspiring speeches, dinner, a silent auction and dancing!

City Tins Fundraiser

CityTins debuted its limited-edition Rockford CityTin in November 2021, online and in brick-and-mortar stores in the Rockford area. Every tin contains coaster gift cards with $5-$10 off purchases of at least $25 at two local boutiques and 18 local restaurants.