On March 18, 2019 the Waterman Community Chest gathered at the Clinton Township Community Building to hand out donations to several groups! Some of the groups were American Legion Auxiliary, Ben Gordon Center, CASA Youth Advocacy, DeKalb County Nursing Home Activity Fund, Family Service Agency, Hinckley Area Food Pantry, Hope Haven, Indian Creek Education Foundation, Indian Creek Recreation, Waterman Lion’s Club, Muingan Park- Waterman Enhancement Group, N.I.C.E. Center in Lee, Open Door Rehab Center in Sandwich, Open Hands Preschool, Waterman, Opportunity House in Sycamore, Safe Passage, UMPEC (United Methodist Presbyterian Emergency Care), UNC (United Neighborhood Center), Voluntary Action Center, Waterman Area Heritage Society and Waterman Summer Recreation.
Waterman Community Chest would like to thank everyone who helped them make the donation night a success! It is through each person’s generosity that the quality of life is improved for all generations of people in our area!
Waterman Community Chest receives $2,000 Monsanto Fund grant for to assist with Annual Fund Drive
Waterman, Illinois – July 16, 2018– Employees from Waterman Monsanto Corn Production recommended Waterman Community Chest to receive a $2,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund. Funds from the grant will be used to benefit organizations that provide services that benefit the citizens and Waterman community. The Waterman Community Chest previously received a Monsanto Fund grant in 2017 to assist with the 2016-2017 Annual Fund Drive. The Waterman Community Chest supports non-profit organizations and groups that provide services for the people in and around the Waterman area. It is a 501(c)3 qualified tax-exempt charitable organization.
“We’re fortunate to have a group like the Waterman Community Chest working in our community” said Troy Dukes, Site Lead at the Waterman Seed Production site. “We’re proud to partner with them and support the great work they do in our community with this Monsanto Fund grant.”
This year, the Monsanto Fund awarded more than $1.4 million to nonprofit organizations in rural communities to help address essential needs in Food & Nutrition, STEM Education, and Community Development. Nonprofit organizations across the U.S. have received more than $7.5 million through this program over the last five years.
About Monsanto Fund
The Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of the Monsanto Company, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the communities where farmers and Monsanto Company employees live and work. Visit the Monsanto Fund at www.monsantofund.org.
Waterman Community Chest
The Waterman Community Chest would like to thank the community for all the generous donations, which make this program possible!
The recipients of the donations were:
Ben Gordon Center
CASA Youth Advocacy
DeKalb County Nursing Home Activity Fund
Family Service Agency
Indian Creek Education Foundation
Indian Creek Recreation
Northwestern Medicine Hospice
Open Door Rehab Center
Open Hands Preschool
Voluntary Action Center
Waterman Area Heritage Society
Waterman Summer Recreation
Youth organizations (scouts, 4H, etc)
The Waterman Community Chest have funds set aside for local youth organizations such as scouts and 4H.
If your youth organization is interested, please print the form attached and mail it for consideration to:
Waterman Community Chest
P.O. Box 311
Waterman, IL 60556