BREAK – Crystal Lake’s NEW Teen Center

The BREAK logo

The BREAK has a mission to provide area teenagers a safe and stimulating environment for connecting, having fun and finding acceptance among peers and adults in the community. This is a great place for local area teens to meet new friends or just hang out with old ones. There are many activities to keep you busy that include ping pong, video games, movies, live music and recording studio, movies, WiFi, and help with your homework. There is also a coffee shop with concessions.  Please visit the BREAK website for location information and hours of operation.

Nick’s Pizza Fundraiser

A BIG thank you to all those who came out to support our fundraising event at Nick’s Pizza & Pub on May 12th. We had over 40 people come out and celebrate all the good things we do in the community. The funds raised at through your patronage to Nick’s Pizza & Pub will help continue to strengthen families facing challenges in McHenry County.

FamiliesETC Super Heroes

Superheroes have extraordinary talents and so do our families! Thank you to our dedicated families and friends for supporting FamiliesETC!

Heroes of The Human Race came to support 59 different charities throughout McHenry County on April 27th, 2014. FamiliesETC was grateful to have been a part of this amazing and well-organized event. If you missed an opportunity to support us through this event, please consider making a donation directly to our organization using this donor link.

Families running and walking to support FamiliesETC.

Group photo of those running, walking and supporting FamiliesETC.

 

Executive Director, Dr. Anne-Marie Kane with Program Director, Chris Foley and her daughter Grace.

Executive Director, Dr. Anne-Marie Kane with Program Director, Chris Foley and her daughter Grace walking to support FamiliesETC.

Gene and Alex Schrempf walking to support FamiliesETC

Gene and Alex Schrempf walking to support FamiliesETC

Parent Mentor, Tina Karaway poses with some the FamiliesETC supporting families.

Parent Mentor, Tina Karaway poses with some of the dedicated families supporting FamiliesETC.

Great FamiliesETC spirit shown here by Darek Boron

Great FamiliesETC spirit shown here by Darek Boron

Shannon Hart and her daughter Ruthie prepping for the race.

Shannon Hart and her daughter Ruthie prepping for the race.