Public Service Spotlight
Give to the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Monday December 15, 2014
The holidays will soon be here. Time to start thinking about what your office, school or church can do this year to brighten the season for those less fortunate. The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program is an easy way to provide gifts for children in need. For more information call (773) 205-3257 or CLICK HERE.
Save-A-Pet no-kill rescue and adoption center in Grayslake, Illinois provides a safe haven for abused, neglected, injured, or lost dogs and cats, never rejecting an animal due to age, health, breed, or temperament. Since 1972, Save-A-Pet has saved over 40,000 lives. The fantastic Tuxedos for Tails Dinner & Auction on Saturday, November 8 raises critical funds necessary for Save-A-Pet to continue saving lives and expanding families. To order tickets, call 847/740-7788, or CLICK HERE.
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| || Y-ME ILLINOIS |
| ||Y-ME Illinois works to ensure that no one faces breast cancer alone. To fulfill this mission, Y-ME Illinois provides information and support to those touched by breast cancer, their families, healthcare professionals, and the public, and advocates for scientific research and for the rights of people with breast cancer. To volunteer visit y-me.org/illinois or call (312) 364-9071.
| || YMCA of the USA |
| ||Builds strong kids and communities. 800-872-9622
| || Young People's Leadership and Community Service Group |
| ||The Mount Prospect Jaycees are a young people's leadership and community service group for people between the ages of 21 to 40. They have great community service events as well as social ones. They are part of a state and national organization. Write them at P.O. Box 27, Mount Prospect IL or call them at 847- 289- 4395.|
| || Youth Crossroads Inc. - Connections Program |
| ||Youth Crossroads Inc.'s Connections Program is looking for teen-age, college-age, and adult volunteers who have an interest in working with 6th, 7th, and 8th grade youth. Volunteer responsibilities include building healthly relationships through interaction in activities with youth, assisting youth with homework, role modeling positive behavior, helping to coordinate group activities. Volunteer requirements are being at least 16 years of age, committing to at least 1 day a week, completion of an application, references and training, and completion of a criminal background check (for volunteers 18 years of age and older). If you are interested in volunteering please contact Amy Barth at either (708)484-7400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
| || YWCA Lake County |
| ||Eliminating racism, empowering women -- it's what they are about and what they intend to do. The YWCA Lake County is a not-for-profit women's organization, giving all women, regardless of race or economic status, the support and tools they need to transform their lives, be confident in their choices and raise healthy families. Call 847-662-4247 or visit www.ywcalakecounty.org or www.ywcalakecounty.org/espanol.
| ||http://www.ywcalakecounty.org or www.ywcalakecounty.org/espanol.|
| || YWCA of the USA |
| ||Empower women and girls; eliminate racism. 212-273-7800
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