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Serving DeKalb County, IL Since 1993

Upcoming Events

YEP Volunteers – Help us spread hope and cheer in DeKalb County this holiday season. Sign-up to volunteer at the NICE Center (Lee) on Saturday, December 15 from 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.

  • NOTE: The NICE Center is located at 346 S. County Line Road, Lee (grade school). Please park in the back parking lot and enter through the back door. 
  • Responsibilities include: Assist with client shopping, clothes sorting, food distribution and bagging, car loading assistance, and more.

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.

Sign up to volunteer!

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” – Mother Teresa

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NICE Center

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