Volunteer Center Project: Thanksgiving Day Grocery Donation Program

You will enjoy your feast more after this family to family basket of groceries donation. The program, created in partnership with Make It Better in 2008, supports a 3-block area surrounding the Good News Community Soup Kitchen. The kitchen receives between 200 and 500 laundry baskets filled with food and goodies for the low-income families […]

Know Where Your Haiti Earthquake Donations Go

“I can’t NOT open an e-mail that says: ‘Please Help’” says Barb Tubekis, executive director for the Volunteer Center in Winnetka. But, more often than not, when she opens up that e-mail, it’s a scam. Expect a lot of these e-mails to fly around in the next several months surrounding the 7.0 earthquake that hit […]