Naperville, IL – The Naperville Jaycees are pleased to announce a total donation of $6,250.00 to local organizations for the month of July 2015.
The Naperville Jaycees year-round fundraising efforts provide funds to donate to the community. This year the Naperville Jaycees have been researching and donating to deserving local organizations to award monthly grants from April through December 2015. They are proud to announce the July donation amount of $6,250.00. This was comprised of several smaller donations to different impactful Naperville area not-for-profits. These local organizations are making huge strides to help several important aspects in the community and were recognized for those efforts by the Naperville Jaycees. The recipients include: Teen Parent Connection $1,500, 360 Youth Services $1,250, Samaritan Interfaith $1,250, Friends for Therapeutic Equine Activities $1,000 and Our Children’s Homestead $1,250.
The July donations are in addition to June’s donations of $6,466 to DuPage Children’s Museum, Hesed House, Little Friends, and Giant Steps. As well as May donations to CASA of DuPage County, DuPage Pads, The Edward Foundation, The Humanitarian Service Project, Naperville Cares, The Peoples Resource Center, Rebuilding Together Aurora, and Sharing Connections. Bringing the total to almost $28,000 that has been given to more than 20 amazing organizations doing great work in the community.
In addition to the monetary donations, the Naperville Jaycees are continually finding ways to give back thru volunteerism and community outreach.
The Naperville Jaycees is a not-for-profit service organization with more than 100 young people dedicated to providing Naperville area residents with the opportunity to better themselves and to grow personally and professionally while giving through community service and fundraising efforts. Through their fund raising efforts, the Naperville Jaycees are able to donate funds to nonprofit organizations in the Naperville community and throughout DuPage County. Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at Judd Kendall VFW located at 908 West Jackson Avenue in Naperville. Please call the chapter’s hotline at (630) 961-9375 or visit their website at www.napervillejaycees.org for more details.
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