Fundraiser for Anne Hallett's Retirement Celebration

Please join us as we celebrate the work and commitment of Anne Hallett. As she retires, we want to commemorate her vision and dedication that helped to create and sustain GYO.

View the party invitation and donation options at Eventbrite:


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Rockford GYO Fundraising Strategies

Rockford GYO has provided information about using a local business (in this case, Applebee's) to provide a fundraiser setting.

The included links provide PDFs describing a "Flapjack Fundraiser" offered by the restaurant.

Flapjack Fundraiser PDF

Charity Guide PDF

Please contact Russ Bolthouse, GYO Resource Manager at 815 262-3064 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for further information about this fundraising strategy.


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OER Associates, an external evaluator, conducted a study of GYO teachers currently working in classrooms. The study aims to describe and explore the strengths and challenges of GYO teachers. Results illustrate the capability and skillfulness of GYO teachers among all of the consortia.

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