The VC Honors Outstanding Volunteers on Cinco de Mayo
Special guests and supporters of The Volunteer Center’s four 2016 honorees celebrated Cinco de Mayo style on May 5, 2016 at The Winnetka Community House. This year’s honorees included: (Seated, left to right) Dr. Warren Bruhl, Executive Director of Dreamweaver International and Gear for Goals; Courtney White, President and Founder of Culinary Care; Mark Stephan, Mentor, Board Member and Advocate for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago; and (Standing) the Founders and Board members of INFANT, Inc. Find complete biographies of these inspiring volunteers — and photos from this festive celebration — here.
Over 100,000 Nutritious Meals Were Packed for Hungry Children in Nicaragua at This Year’s Kids Against Hunger
The Volunteer Center, The Winnetka-Northfield Rotary, and the Winnetka Community House joined with hundreds of hardworking volunteers to pack 100,000 nutritious meals for hungry children in Nicaragua on Saturday, March 12th. It was a great day and an outstanding team effort. Thanks to everyone who helped us exceed our goal!
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