The Glen Ellyn Public Library will host a Volunteer Fair on Saturday, April 26 from 1pm to 4pm intended to connect Glen Ellyn residents with organizations that inspire them.
The Volunteer Fair will occur on the library’s second floor and will include representatives from twenty organizations including: American Cancer Society, Animal Rescue Foundation, Bridge Communities, DuPage Forest Preserve, DuPage Habitat for Humanity, ESSE Adult Day Services, Family Shelter Service, Friends of the Glen Ellyn Public Library, The Glen Ellyn 4th of July Committee, Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center, Glen Ellyn Food Pantry, Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Goodwill Workforce Connection Center, Northern Illinois Food Bank, People’s Resource Center, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, Ten Thousand Villages, Willowbrook Wildlife Center, World Relief DuPage and YWCA.
Communications and Theater Professor Emerita Dr. Maria Bakalis of the Glen Ellyn Historical Society will deliver a keynote presentation at 1:30pm. Dr. Bakalis’s inspirational presentation will reinforce the ideals and rewards of volunteerism.
“Volunteerism is very important for healthy community development,” says Volunteer Fair Organizer Amy Franco. “As the Village of Volunteers Glen Ellyn is uniquely positioned to foster change and growth because we have a common interest in volunteering and a wealth of community organizations who want to make a difference.”
The Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Volunteer Fair is open to the public and suitable for all ages.