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DuPage PADS helps the homeless recover from illness with dignity

The recession has taken its toll on the nation’s economy with 12.7 million people unemployed, according to recent statistics. Losing a job can have a … Read more ›

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Doctor's Wife Gives Back

December 7, 2011- Susan Paprosky of Glen Ellyn preparing meals to homeless women at Deborah’s Place, a 184-housing unit facility in the Chicago area. Paprosky … Read more ›

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Teen Parent Connection Seeks Volunteer Childcare Providers

Connect with young families and their children through community service. Teen Parent Connection is seeking volunteers ages 14 and over to provide childcare during Teen … Read more ›

West Suburban Philanthropic Network
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“Training Leadership Volunteers to Ask for Donations”

WSPN/DAVA collaborative program: Giant Steps: 2500 Cabot Lane, Lisle 26 Oct 2011, 9:30 AM How can both volunteer services and fundraising department staff support their … Read more ›

Deborah Smith and sons Logan, 9, and Patrick, 11, of Hanover Park, celebrate the opening of the Northern Illinois Food Bank's Community Nutrition and Food Distribution Center in Geneva. The family found itself in need of food from an area pantry when Smith and her husband lost their jobs. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

Food bank to help the hungry with new facility

Deborah Smith never thought she would struggle to put food on the table for her two sons. But when the Hanover Park woman and her … Read more ›

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The Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ Moves to Front Yard and Smokes All Expectations!

The fortunes of the Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ Cook-Off in year three continued to rise fast and sweet like the smoke from the grills of … Read more ›

B.R. Ryall YMCA Camp Pryde Campers reading to children at the Glen Ellyn Library
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Bringing Our Cause To Life

The YMCA believes that lasting personal and social change only comes about when we all work together to invest in our kids, our health and … Read more ›

Voting Ends Sunday for TribLocal Hero – Winner’s Charity Receives $500

TribLocal is searching for the local volunteer who is making a difference in their community. Cast your vote for one of the six outstanding finalists. … Read more ›