Love of God Foundation
The Love of God Foundation is committed to providing financial assistance to educational, humanitarian, and mission organizations in memory of and to continue the works and efforts of Larry and Joyce Marquardt.
CHECK THE SITE AFTER JANUARY 1ST for information on the 5th annual Gratitude & Grace Race, a 5K run and 3K walk, which will be held at Lisle Community Park on Saturday, July 30th. This family-friendly event will include a raffle, free continental breakfast, and a moon jump for kids, with all proceeds benefiting Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and Hesed House, a homeless shelter in Aurora, IL. For more information, go to the race page.
The Love of God Foundation Dinner & Auction, which was held on Friday, June 12th, at the Marquardt of Barrington dealership, provided all attendees with an evening filled with delicious food, dancing, a silent and live auction, and lots of fellowship benefiting four worthy organizations. For more information on that event, click here.
Thank you for your support of our 2015 fundraising events! Due to the incredible generosity of donors, dinner attendees, and race participants, we raised & donated $38,000 to six organizations that are doing very impactful work. This year, Love of God Foundation made the following contributions:
$8,000 to Kingdom Workers for the "Special Needs Education & Resource Program" in Grenada.
$8,000 to Barrington Rotary Charities, supporting the “Kenya Water for Life" project.
$8,000 to Atonement School, to purchase educational technology for economically disadvantaged students in Milwaukee.
$3,000 to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, creating hope through research, patient support, outreach, and advocacy for a cure.