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Downers Grove Junior Woman's Club Awarded Allstate Foundation Helping Hands Grant

The Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club has been awarded a $1,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands Grant in honor of the community service of one of our wonderful members, Barbara Ruta.

The Allstate Foundation supports the causes that Allstate agency owners, financial specialists and employees care about most by providing Helping Hands Grants to nonprofits where they volunteer their time to bring out the good in their communities. The Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club was selected as a partner in providing innovative and lasting solutions to enhance the community’s well-being and prosperity.

Thank you to Allstate volunteer and Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club member, Barbara Ruta, for being a positive force of change in our community! Together, we #BringOutTheGood.

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Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club awards four $500 grants to District 58 teachers

The Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club (DGJWC) awarded four $500 grants to District 58 teachers for innovative programs and continuing education opportunities that will benefit both students in their classroom and throughout the District.

“In the past DGJWC has sponsored various programs honoring our District’s teachers. This year we opted to change the initiative to one that awards innovative thinking more directly by sponsoring grant/scholarship opportunities,” said Karrie Donat, DGJWC teacher grants chair and District 58 parent. “We want to thank all the teachers who took the time to research programs that would benefit their students and apply. We were thrilled with the number and diversity of the applications. We love that we were able to help some of our District teachers enhance the learning experience for their students.”

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