Rotary Club of Naperville awards $70K from 2023 Holiday Parade of Lights

Rotary Club of Naperville representatives and recipients
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The Rotary Club of Naperville recently awarded 13 local nonprofit organizations a total of $70,000 raised through its 2023 Holiday Parade of Lights.

Also known as “A parade with a purpose,” the Rotary Club of Naperville has funded area groups through the event each year since 2021.

“We view this parade as (an) event for children,” said Rich Tatara, Rotary Club of Naperville President. “Therefore, we chose our theme for this year to be organizations that make a difference in our community by providing support for youth mental health, humanitarian needs, and diversity/inclusion.”

The following organizations received funds from the event:

  • 360 Youth Services
  • Alliance of Latinos Motivating Action in the Suburbs – ALMAS
  • Childhood Leukemia Warriors Foundation
  • Chinese American Women in Action-CAWA
  • Edward Foundation
  • GiGi’s Playhouse Fox Valley
  • Grow Wellness Foundation
  • Inside Out Club
  • Indian Prairie Educational Foundation – IPEF
  • Mays Music Centre of Excellence
  • Naperville Education Foundation
  • Naperville Police Foundation
  • Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA)

Photo courtesy: The Rotary Club of Naperville

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