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Allan Carter, Volunteer of the Year Award Winner with Carol Simler, DuPage PADS Executive Director.
From the community

Two Inspirational Volunteers Selected out of 4,000; DuPage PADS Announces Volunteer of the Year Award Winners

(Wheaton, IL) In recognition of National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, 2012, DuPage PADS requested volunteers to submit nominations for the Inaugural Volunteer of the Year … Read more ›

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Volunteer to Help Hungry Children

Are you aware that 1 out of every 5 US children lives at the poverty level and may not have enough to eat? You can … Read more ›

Faith and trust in action.
From the community

Navajo mission work, faith in action

For Janet and Larry Lissak of Lombard—both of whom are recently retired from corporate jobs; she was a receptionist and he was a computer programmer—months … 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 ›

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 ›

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Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed

The DuPage Senior Citizens Council (DSCC), the Meals on Wheels provider for DuPage County with its central office in Lombard, is currently seeking volunteers that … Read more ›