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Board of Directors

Ron Kazmar Board Chair and Treasurer

Michelle Smith Board Vice Chair

Greg Nichols Board Secretary

Eric Matway Board Member

Katherine Maloney Board Member

FCG Members

Victoria Matway

Michelle Smith

Margie Bonuchi

Katherine Maloney

Tod Schnowske

Matt and Ashlee Starr

Ron and Kathy Kazmar

Tess McEachern

Colleen Rotkis

Shelia Laudezio

Melanie Rogman

Mark Griglione

Tasha Marsaglia

Incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation in March 2019 in the State of Illinois and is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public charity.

Employees: None, all work is done by volunteers.


Mission: To support charitable causes throughout the greater Plainfield, IL area using funds raised primarily by hosting an annual black-tie charity event known as the Plainfield Giving Gala; which is now the Red, White and Blue Charity Ball. Net proceeds from our events are distributed in the form of grants and donations, to local charitable organizations and causes that provide services primarily within the boundaries of Plainfield School District 202.

Since its inception, FCG has raised gross revenue of $394,516 yielding (after expenses) net proceeds of $231,586 of which $212,200 was donated to a variety of charitable organizations such as Plainfield Lions Club, Plainfield Area Food Pantry, Joliet Area Hospice, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Will County, C.W. Avery Family YMCA and many other worthwhile charitable organizations.  

Fiscal year: July 1- June 30

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