HandsOn Suburban Chicago was recently featured in two posts on the Daily Herald website. Follow the links below to learn more about the organization and the amazing volunteers working to improve our community:
It all started in a box.
In the 1960’s, local activist Lois Moore began filling a recipe box with the names of friends and neighbors who were interested in volunteering, but unsure of where to go.
As that box began to overflow, Moore worked with the Arlington Heights Clergy Fellowship to found the Volunteer Service Bureau of Northwest Cook County, a clearinghouse for volunteer opportunities.
7/25/2016 – A closer look at people who volunteer
Seven Senior Corps-RSVP members were given special recognition in April at the HandsOn Suburban Chicago Celebration of Service breakfast at the Metropolis in Arlington Heights.