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Four Exceptional Volunteers. One Exceptional Performer. One Amazing Celebration!

At this year’s annual Recognition Event, The Volunteer Center and a spirited gathering of friends and supporters paid tribute to 4 amazing volunteers, who have inspired the community by giving generously of their time and talents in service to those in need. We also featured a live concert on the Winnetka Chapel Stage by up-and-coming Chicago artist and American Idol finalist Manny Torres, whose soulful music provided the perfect end note to a magical celebration. Click here to learn more about our amazing honorees — and this special evening in celebration of music and mission.

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The Volunteer Center Offers TWO Ways to “Share Your Bounty” This Thanksgiving

Are you feeling particularly grateful this Thanksgiving? Are you looking for ways to make a difference to someone in need? We are too! We’re joining with 2 of our VC Nonprofit Partners to provide nutritious food to families right here in our community — and we need your help. You can donate fresh produce and personal items to the NEW TRIER TOWNSHIP FOOD PANTRY in Winnetka Thursday 11/15, Friday 11/16 and Today 11/19. Or you can deliver bags of groceries to families at GOOD NEWS PARTNERS in Rogers Park on Thanksgiving morning. Or better yet — why not do both! Read More for details.

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Looking for a Holiday Volunteer Opportunity?

Many nonprofits are looking for volunteers and support during the holidays. Click here to find ways you can help make a difference. We’ll be adding to this list as we learn of new opportunities — so watch for updates! If you’re a nonprofit partner seeking help with your holiday programs, make sure to send us your opportunities and we’ll add them to our list. Happy Holidays from the Volunteer Center!

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SEPTEMBER 11 DAY OF SERVICE

  HELP US COMMEMORATE OUR COUNTRY’S HEROES: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 is the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on our country. The Volunteer Center would like you to please…

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2012 Recognition Event: Volunteer Madness

Please join us as we honor our “final four”. 2012 Exceptional Volunteers: Nicole Basil, Jake Joehl, Louise Holland, & Make It Better

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