– Inspirations –

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

- Dr. Seuss

 

11th ANNUAL MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY A HUGE SUCCESS!

2013 MDD completed - Board  Faith Hope vols 2013 MDD Bernie's Bookbin with books  Leslie, Donor 2013 MDD  Young Sorters

The Winnetka Thrift Shop left Make A Difference Day in October with a truckload of donations!

The Winnetka Thrift Shop left Make A Difference Day in October with a truckload of donations!

Young Sorters

Enthusiastic young volunteers

Enthusiastic young volunteers

NONPROFITS SUPPORTED BY OUR 2013 MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY INCLUDED:

Adaptive Sports, Bernie’s Book Bank, ChildServ, Connections for the Homeless, ESCCA –Evanston School Children’s Clothing Association, Family Focus of Evanston, Family Service of Winnetka-Northfield, Glencoe Community Garden, Hadley School for the Blind, INFANT, Inc., New Trier Township Food Pantry, Orphans of the Storm, Refugee One, Salvation Army, Woman’s Club of Evanston, Working Bikes, World Relief of Chicago, YMCA of Metro Chicago.

Over 13,000 items were collected by generous community members, schools, faith-based and service groups throughout northeast metropolitan Chicago. The nonprofits were thrilled with the support.

“…I was blown away…so much great stuff! Games and puzzles and educational toys…and all in great shape! We are so grateful to have been a part of this event once again and I just wanted to thank you and the other organizers for all of your hard work and dedication.” -Eric Werge, YMCA Chicago

“Thank you for all your efforts in organizing Make A Difference Day. It was once again a wonderful opportunity…INFANT, Inc. loves being part of the event!

“Thanks so much for allowing us to participate. What a great event!…We collected 30 bikes for Working Bikes.”

FOLLOW UP FROM WORKING BIKES:

Working Bikes shipped some of the bikes collected at Make A Difference Day to Village Bicycle Works in Ghana in November.    Check out this video:
‘Keep on Rolling’ Cadbury’s Bicycle Factory talks to Village Bicycle Project

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELgKjWeHNPc

Village Bicycle Works Video

 

 

 

 

One Response to “Check out the great photos and feedback from 2013 Make A Difference Day!”

donald moloneyOctober 21st, 2013 at 12:14 pm

I,m bringing kitchen items on Saturday 10/26. Would you want
a 6 foot tall bookcase in good condition too?