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To do our part in not spreading COVID-19 our Administration and Program Office will be closed effective March 19, 2020 until further notice.

Please be aware that the health and safety of our children, staff, parents and community at large is our number one priority. Any indication that there may be exposure to any type of safety concern is immediately inquired into and safety measures are immediately implemented. We will continue to monitor any safety concerns and take appropriate actions to continue to ensure the members of our community are safe.

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Give Every Child A Chance

From its humble beginnings in 1998 with a single tutoring site and 13 tutors, Give Every Child A Chance (GECAC) has emerged as a unique organization dedicated to helping children reach their fullest potential.


What has made GECAC, a non-profit organization so special? Volunteers. From the founders, board of directors, community partners, corporate sponsors, mentor tutors, every aspect of GECAC is driven by the generosity of community volunteers. Because of the efforts of literally hundreds of volunteers, GECAC is able to offer its tutoring services AT NO COST. Churches, businesses, civic clubs, educational and governmental organizations, youth programming have all joined forces to work for the benefit of our children. We are committed to developing and maintaining a quality mentor program that will have a positive impact on the lives of children in our community.

How YOU can help Give Every Child A Chance?

Every contribution makes a difference!
 We appreciate the individuals and businesses who support
 the programs of Give Every Child A Chance.

Give in Honor or Memory: Honor or remember a loved one, close friends or family member with a heart-warming gift that helps kids.

*Please consider inviting your employer to match your contribution* 

After School Matters ~ YOU can make a difference!

Our Founder- Antone Raymus

Our Humble Beginnings . . .
Antone E. Raymus, longtime home builder and developer, had a vision for a safe and productive place for struggling children who were in danger of being lost to society. Those children were struggling in school, and often ended up in our judicial system. Therefore, in October of 1997, with the help of his good friend Bob Camden, Mr. Raymus held several meetings with community leaders that led to the formation of what we now call Give Every Child A Chance.


Over the last 17 years Give Every Child A Chance has grown in leaps and bounds. Although Mr. Raymus passed away in 2004, Give Every Child A Chance continues to operate under the premise of his favorite saying:


“In 100 years it won’t matter what car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much I had in my bank account, nor what my clothes looked like, but the world may be a little better because I was important in the life of a child.” - Anonymous