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Give DeKalb County May 2, 2019

Give DeKalb County is a 24-hour fundraising event for local nonprofits. Give DeKalb County creates awareness about the nonprofit sector and encourages community wide philanthropy. Last year there were 3,647 community donations. 91 nonprofits participated raising $552,639, plus the bonus pool of $61,915 for a total raised of $614,554! Thank more

Thank you to the 100+ Women Who Care

On March 15, 2019 Bob Shipman, Executive Director of Opportunity House accepted a $14,000 Greatest Impact Award from 100+ Women Who Care to support Opportunity House’s Music Therapy program.  Pictured (L to R) Linda Mason, Mary Beth Van Buer, Bob Shipman, Sally Stevens, Darla Massier and Karen Hamingson.  

Band Together Friday, April 26 from 6-10 pm

Back Country Roads to play at Band Together for Opportunity House Athletics. Presented by Northwestern Medicine. Tickets are $25 each contact Jackie or Marc at 815.895.5108    

Thank you for your support at Corner Grill in Genoa

Thank you to all who came out for this event and supporting Opportunity House. Also we would like to thank the Corner Grill in Genoa for providing dine out night! Update on proceeds collected will be announced soon.

“Chip into Charity” Golf Outing Successful!

10th Annual Chip Into Charity Successful because of you! The 10th annual Chip into Charity Golf Outing presented by Northwestern Medicine was held Friday August 10th at the Sycamore Golf Club.  Seventy six golfers representing various sponsors took part in the annual outing benefiting Opportunity House, Inc. and our clients.  With more

Thank you, Sycamore Angels Rebekah Lodge!

Sycamore Angels Rebekah Lodge 106 members present Executive Director, Bob Shipman, a check for $1,000. The funds were raised to support Opportunity House through the Rebekah’s April 28th 5K Walk.


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