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Category Archives: GACS E-NEWS | SPRING/SUMMER 2016

GACS E-NEWS | SPRING/SUMMER 2016

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Rock Against Rape at Abstract

Another SAAM favorite annual event, Rock Against Rape, was held on April 16, 2016 at Abstract American Bar & Grill. Mike & Georgette Luttrell generously opened up their bar to the program as host of the 2016 event, allowing the program to use the entire space to display information and awareness materials including the agency’s Clothesline Project.  The “rock” for […]

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GACS Achieves COA Re-Accreditation

GACS is ecstatic to announce our achievement of National Re-Accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). This means that our organization’s programs, services, administration, and management have been rigorously evaluated and meet best practice standards! In more fantastic news, Guardian Angel was EXPEDITED through the approval process as a result of not receiving absolutely any out of compliance ratings […]

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Donor Spotlight

Donor Spotlight: Spring/Summer 2016 On a daily basis, the clients and staff at GACS are humbled by the countless acts of kindness taking place in our community.  Read about some of our Spring/Summer 2016 giving highlights: Simply Yoga in Lemont selected our Groundwork Program to benefit their August “Yoga for a Cause” class! Dr. Christine Billups and Sabrina Poulin of […]

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GACS Celebrates 10th Annual Angelica: Dancing With Our Local Stars

GACS’ 10th annual Angelica: Dancing With Our Local Stars Gala & Fundraiser was held on April 9, 2016 at Bobak’s Signature Events (Woodridge).  Touted as the must-attend annual fundraiser benefitting all of Guardian Angel’s programs & services – the event included cocktails, dinner, dancing, awards, silent auction, raffles, a dance competition and more. Returning event emcee Wayne Smith took the mic at 6:30pm to introduce […]

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Foster Care Celebrates May

During May, our Foster Care Team held a “Foster Parent Appreciation” luncheon in honor of Foster Parent Appreciation Month. Our Foster Care Team invited GACS foster parents for the luncheon that was preceded by a little something for the kids. Our friends at Joliet Fire Department made it a day to remember by stopping by for a visit and letting all of […]

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2016

April, recognized nationally as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), is one of the busiest months of the year for the hard-working staff in our Sexual Assault Service Center  as they participate in countless awareness events and activities.  “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®,” is certainly one of our most unique and exciting events in honor of SAAM. “It is a playful opportunity for […]

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