We’ve come a long way in a short time. . . just watch where we’re going now!
do-over.me has gotten off to a fast start.
We are constantly evolving and changing. Check What’s New. And please, take a minute to share what you learn with someone else and to let us know how we can improve to serve you better!
Check out our Success Stories and What People Are Saying About Us. And don't forget to notice all the press we're getting. Most of all, if you believe in our mission, please support us. Every little bit helps!
Here's a timeline of milestone events that we have celebrated so far...
March 24, 2014 - State of Illinois Not-for-Profit Filing
April 10, 2014 - First BOD Meeting
April 17, 2014 - Mailed #1023 Packet for 501(c)(3) status to the IRS - Approval received July 9, 2014
April 18, 2014 - Logo Design Approved
May 15, 2014 - Started working with clients
June 15, 2014 - First Success Story - A PIG is Flying - Mary E.
June 20, 2014 - Set Up Bank Account and P.O. Box
June 28 - First Advisory Council Meeting
July 1, 2014 - Web Site Goes Live
July 15, 2014 - Third Board Member Added
July 24, 2014 - New Coaches and Facilitators Added
August 4, 2014 - First Fundraising Campaign Begun
August 21, 2014 - Presentation at Geneva Kiwanis
October 6, 2014 - Signed lease with Shodeen for space at 1141 Commerce Drive
October 18 and 25, 2014 - Moving in and Getting Ready
December 5, 2014 - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
January 2015 - Certified by Guidestar
March 22, 2015 - Celebrating our 1st Anniversary
April 1, 2015 - Moving into our second year in the black!
June 2015 - On-boarded our first part-time, volunteer Administrative Assistant - Welcome Mary Lee!
December 2015 - The office closes for a couple of weeks while Cynthia gets a new right knee!
April 2016 - Ended our second fiscal year – in the black, having served 30 clients
May 2016 - Proposed the budget of $32,285.00 for fiscal year three, serving 60 clients
August 2016 - On-boarded our first intern from Aurora University - Welcome Cheyanne!
September 2016 - A full board for the first time!
April 2017 - Proposed budget for fiscal year 4 serving 42 clients
April 2017 - Celebrating 3 years with Dinner Date 3 - A very successful fundraising event hosted by Rob Mondi, at Abby's in St. Charles.
June 2017 - Our second board retreat and the reorganization of our board. Learn about The "Shirtsleeves" Board of Directors and The "Blue Suit" Advisory Board.
July 2017 - Revamped web site
August 2017 - Our first promotional video courtesy of DV Productions of Batavia
Our Mission Statement
...is to support people in finding success, as they define it, in their work and in their lives so that they can contribute fully to our shared community.
...is to create a tribe of people who see change as a positive and necessary part of life; who joyfully embrace new opportunities and choose to act with intention to contribute fully to the the future of our community.