The Foundation featured on NCTV17 with Uncle Rico

On August 1, 2023 Michael “Uncle Rico” Ruffing, Chief Development Officer of the F3 Naperville Foundation was interviewed on NCTV17

The Host, Jane Wernette, talked with Michael about The F3 Naperville Region and some of it’s fundraising and grant initiatives of F3NF.

Go to the NCTV17 website for the full article and video. 

Past and Upcoming F3NF Grants and Projects

Register today for 5K and Kids Run

2023 F3NF 5K and Kids Run On September 24

The 2023 edition of the F3NF 5K will be held on Sunday, September 24th, 2023 at St. James Park in Warrenville, IL for the 3rd straight year! This 5K event is the Foundation’s premier fundraising event and we have established a goal of raising $30,000 to support locally registered charitable organizations and humanitarian causes to help make our community stronger. Each registration is tax-deductible and if you’re feeling generous, there is an opportunity for incremental donations. Additionally, there are sponsorships available for all levels!

Bob Ross and Uncle Rico with presenting a check of $1,500 to a representative of Little Friends

Donation to Little Friends

The F3 Naperville Foundation humbly announced a $1,500 donation to Little Friends at the July 1, 2023 Convergence as a direct result from the generosity of F3 Naperville PAX during the 2023 Lincoln Games!

The Little People Organization serves as a trusted resource to families, as they along with educators, physicians, and public entities have called upon us to serve in this capacity.

The Little People Organization empowers people of all ages experiencing autism, intellectual and emotional disabilities and their families to live, learn, work and thrive in their communities.

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