The VC Board and many friends gathered at the Winnetka Community House to celebrate 4 volunteers who have made a significant difference in our community: Lou Dickson, Founder of the Evanston ReBuilding Warehouse; Wendy Irwin, Founder of the Yellow Tractor Project; Betsy Leibson, Founder of Friends of the Green Bay Trail; and Pam Phillips of the Pam Phillips Weston Wellness Program. Find out more about our honorees here.
Many thanks to the over 400 volunteers who came to the Winnetka Community House on March 22nd to pack nutritious meals for hungry children in Nicaragua. We packed 110,000 meals in one great day — and packed the 2 millionth meal for the Northern Illinois Region of Kids Against Hunger! “Learn More” to see a video of the event.
HELP US COMMEMORATE OUR COUNTRY’S HEROES: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 is the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on our country. The Volunteer Center would like you to please honor our heroes wherever you live, by stopping by your local police and fire stations and thanking them for their services. Gather your family and…
Are you doing a little summer cleaning and organizing? If you’ve got goods to donate, there are many local nonprofits who would love to receive your new or gently used clothes, toys, books, sporting goods, furniture, and other household items. Click here to find the best place to take your donations.
If you care deeply about protecting the environment — and you feel called to take action — Go Green Winnetka is looking for volunteers who want to make a difference in their community. Click here to find out more.