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Serving DeKalb County, IL Since 1993

Upcoming Events

YEP Volunteers – Help turn hunger into hope with your own two hands by packing nutritious meals for hungry children around the world. Total volunteers needed = 35.

Sign up to volunteer with YEP!

For questions or additional information, please contact YEP Outreach Chair Cameron Carani at yep@dekalbccf.org or YEP Staff Advisor Noah Nordbrock at 815-748-5383.

Do…

  • Come 15 minutes early
  • Wear closed-toe shoes
  • Consider making a donation to Feed My Starving Children
  • Feel free to bring your camera
  • Leave all jewelry at home.

Do NOT…

  • Come to pack if you’re ill
  • Pack if you have severe food allergies
  • Wear any jewelry (rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, watches, etc). You will be required to remove them

November 9, 2017
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Feed My Starving Children Mobile Food Packing – YEP Outreach Event

YEP Volunteers – Help turn hunger into hope with your own two hands by packing nutritious meals for hungry children around the world. Total volunteers needed […]
August 8, 2017
Renaissance Scholarship , DeKalb County Community Foundation

Renaissance Scholarship Award Winner Recognized

Congratulations to Brittnie Peters, recipient of the 2017 Renaissance Scholarship. Brittnie will receive a $1,000 scholarship award as she returns to school pursuing a degree in […]
August 7, 2017
Shabbona Lake State Park Rearing Pond, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Restocking the Future of Shabbona Lake State Park

Whoosh! You look up from your hiking boots as a dragonfly nearly collides with your shoulder. It continues on, past your shoulder, and settles down on nearby […]
August 7, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership

Thank You Sarah Trygstad!

Please join us as we give a big, heartfelt THANK YOU to Sarah Trygstad, DCNP Assistant. Sarah has been on staff with the DeKalb County Community […]
August 4, 2017
Spinoso Masters Scholarship, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Awards $30,000 for Higher Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. Four individuals will receive a total of $30,000 to use toward […]
July 27, 2017
Youth Engaged In Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

High School Students Encouraged to Attend YEP Meet & Greet

  The Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Meet & Greet is Sunday, August 27 from 4 – 5 p.m. in The Freight Room at the DeKalb […]
July 25, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Needs Grants

Application Process Begins for Fall Community Foundation Grants

Online applications are open once again for fall Community Needs Grants and Wurlitzer Foundation Grants. Nonprofits and community organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications are due […]
July 21, 2017
Wutlitzer Foundation Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$136,350 in Grants Support Music and Music Education

The name that ‘means music to the millions’ continues to live on through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This spring, $136,350 in Wurlitzer Foundation Grants were […]
July 17, 2017
Community Economic Development Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Economic Development Planning Progresses One Community at a Time

In keeping with its mission to improve the quality of life in DeKalb County, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce another step forward […]