No matter what your age, donating your time and needed goods to organizations within our community can be one of the most rewarding things you will ever do. Whether you are in need of community service hours for school, work, or just as something to do in your spare time, there are endless opportunities to make Joliet a better place to live, work and play. Below are a few ideas found on the web to help get you started. This list serves only as a guide, by searching the web you can find endless ideas of community service projects and ideas that may best suit the needs in our community. Remember it is always best to check with whatever organization/agency you will be donating your services or collected goods to make sure they are in need of the items you will be collecting.
10 Places in Joliet that may be in need of volunteers: Local Joliet shelters, hospitals, and food pantries are a great place to offer your time and services any time of the year.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Habitat for Humanity is a proven organization that accepts many products as donations. You could hold a household item drive and donate all items collected to the local ReStore location here in Joliet. Please call ahead and partner with ReStore before holding a drive to see what kind of items they accept.
Operation Care Package: Check out Operation Care Package to learn how to create and donate care packages for the troops.
Community Service Project Ideas for Kids and Teens: Kid and teen appropriate community service project service ideas.
Our Community Links pages are geared towards nonprofit organizations located in the Joliet and Will County Area for residents.
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