– Inspirations –

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

- Dr. Seuss

Hundreds of Dedicated Volunteers Helped Feed 100,000 Starving People in Nicaragua at Our Annual Kids Against Hunger on March 11, 2017

The Volunteer Center, The Winnetka-Northfield Rotary, and the Winnetka Community House welcomed hundreds of volunteers who helped pack 100,000 nutritious meals for hungry children in Nicaragua on Saturday, March 11th from at the Winnetka Community House. This is always a great group or family service project -- and a fun way to come together in service to people in desperate need. This year was no exception. Thanks to all who participated, and to the Winnetka Community House for hosting!

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Don’t Miss Any of The Volunteer Center’s 2016-17 Days of Service. Put These Dates on Your Calendar Now!

The Volunteer Center sponsors 5 terrific 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 about how you can make a difference at these wonderful events.

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Thanks to all of the Volunteers who helped pack over 100,000 meals at Kids Against Hunger

Volunteers of all ages helped The Volunteer Center, The Rotary Club of Winnetka-Northfield, the Winnetka Community House and other local community groups pack over 100,000 nutritious meals for starving people in our community and Nicaragua. Thanks to all of the volunteers who helped us achieve our goal!

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Mark Your Calendar to Make A Difference at This Year’s Volunteer Center Days of Service

Coming up: Kids Against Hunger. Click here for more information.

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It was a record-setting day at Kids Against Hunger on March 22nd!

Many thanks to the over 400 volunteers who came to the Winnetka Community House on March 22nd to pack nutritious meals for hungry children in Nicaragua. We packed 110,000 meals in one great day -- and packed the 2 millionth meal for the Northern Illinois Region of Kids Against Hunger! "Learn More" to see a video of the event.

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Thanks to All of Our Volunteers for a Sold-Out Kids Against Hunger Event!

Hundreds of volunteers joined forces in April to assemble over 100,000 nutritious meals for hungry children in Nicaragua.

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Kids Against Hunger 2012 a Success!

Thank you for participating in the Kids Against Hunger Event - 400 volunteers packed 100,000 meals and contributed goods to the New Trier and Northfield Township Food Pantries!

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Kids Against Hunger – Join us!

JOIN US Saturday, April 14th, at The Winnetka Community House! Perfect volunteer opportunity for families, youth groups and friends.

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Global Youth Services Day 2011

Global Youth Service Day: Kids Against Hunger       April 16, 2011 101,000 Meals Collated, Packaged, and Shipped to Nicaragua, the New Trier and Northfield Township Food Pantries We were proud to...

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National Youth Service Day 2010

National Youth Service Day Middle, Jr. High and High School students participated in the Volunteer Center’s activities on April 23, 2010 by reading to children K-2nd grade at The Foster Reading...

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