An enthusiastic crowd gathered at Michigan Shores Club in April to help the Volunteer Center celebrate volunteerism -- and to honor a group of particularly outstanding volunteers who are making an impact on the lives of people in need locally and beyond every day. It was a wonderful celebration that left everyone feeling inspired. Click here for information about our honorees and their different missions.Read More
Congratulations to the Outstanding 2017 Honorees Who Were Recognized at Our 2017 Recognition Event — “Growing Volunteerism Through Inspiration” This Spring.
It was a lively evening at our annual Recognition Celebration on May 4th at the Winnetka Community House, where we honored four outstanding volunteers whose extraordinary gifts of time and talent are making a huge difference in the lives of people in need. Click here to read more about the honorees: Emily Bolling, The Floured Apron; Becky Kimbell, The Cradle and Random Acts of Flowers Chicago; Syd Martin, Syd Rocks and Giving Rocks Foundation; Lulu Witcoff, Rainbow Assisted Animal Therapy and Center for Conflict Resolution. You can't help but be inspired!Read More
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.Read More
Don’t Miss Any of The Volunteer Center’s 2018-19 Days of Service. Save These Dates on Your Calendar Now — and Watch for More Details to Come!
The Volunteer Center sponsors 5 wonderful opportunities throughout the school year for you and your whole family to volunteer your time in service to those in need in our community. Click here for this year's dates -- and watch this website for more detailed information throughout the year about how you can make a difference at these wonderful events.Read More
The Volunteer Center Proudly Honored 4 Outstanding Volunteers at Our Annual Volunteer Recognition Event
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.Read More
Coming up: Kids Against Hunger. Click here for more information.Read More
Over 150 guests celebrated the contributions of five honorees at the Volunteer Center's Recognition Event in March. Their accomplishments were inspiring and humbling. Pictured here, honoree Frank Craven shows his appreciation to the Executive Director of Our Place, William Johnson.Read More
Martin Associates, Mary McLaughlin (Trees That Feed Founder), Wendy Serrino, and Herb and Joanie White were honorees at our 2013 Recognition Event. Click here to learn more about the difference these amazing volunteers make in our community.Read More
Recognized March 10, 2012 at the Takiff Center in Glencoe, IL, the VC Board honored Nicole Basil, Louise Holland, Jake Joehl and Make It Better during their “March Madness” Recognition...Read More
Please join us as we honor our “final four”. 2012 Exceptional Volunteers: Nicole Basil, Jake Joehl, Louise Holland, & Make It BetterRead More
Recognized June 22, 2011 at Sheridan Shore, Wilmette! Michael Alter, Founder of City Year Chicago Beth Drucker, Founder of Go Green Wilmette! Erika’s Lighthouse Board of Directors The Grand Food...Read More