Kishwaukee United Way sees the power of volunteering! Each year we host Day of Caring to do just that. Join in on a full day of helping our very own community through organized volunteering.

Day of Caring 2021

4 work sites
21 volunteers
85 work hours completed

Thank you to our worksites:
Opportunity House
Voluntary Action Center
The Salvation Army – DeKalb Corps
The Growing Place & Children’s Learning Center

Target Distribution Center and The Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies at NIU volunteers at The Salvation Army
Heartland Bank & Trust Company Volunteers after a hard day’s work at The Growing Place & Children’s Learning Center playground.

Thank you to our individual volunteers as well as our corporate volunteers:
Target Distribution Center (DeKalb, IL)
Heartland Bank & Trust Company
Northern Illinois University Athletics
The Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies at Northern Illinois University
First National Bank of Omaha
The Democratic Party of DeKalb County

You can also find ongoing volunteer opportunities  by contacting us.

We are always in search of committee and Board members who want to make a big impact! All sorts of experiences and skills are necessary to serve our community. Contact Gretchen Sprinkle to learn more.

  • Fundraising Committees
  • Community Engagement Committee
  • Money Smart Week Committee
  • 2-1-1 Champions