Your support of VAC fundraising events is both necessary and appreciated. Please help us to continue our mission by lending us your time and talent and help us with our annual fundraisers.
Annual Membership Drive
Voluntary Action Center gives community members an opportunity to donate to our organization through an annual membership drive. The monetary donations from this drive support the Voluntary Action Center’s Meals on Wheels and Transportation programs. For more information on how funds raised through our membership Drive are utilized by the Voluntary Action Center please Click Here. If you would like to be a part of the Voluntary Action Center’s membership drive, please fill out the form below.
Give DeKalb County
Give DeKalb County is a 24-hour fundraising event coordinated by the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership-a program of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The donations raised benefit participating nonprofit organizations serving DeKalb County. Voluntary Action Center is a participating nonprofit in Give DeKalb County. With the funds raised in 2018 VAC was able to: begin Meals on Wheels for 20 seniors on the waiting list; Provide 500 rides to dialysis, or for veterans rides to doctor appointments, and Provide 2,000 meals to children from low-income families.
The Annual Meals for Moms Luncheon will be held Monday, May 6th, 2019 at St. Mary’s Memorial Hall in Sycamore. This special event fundraiser is held the Monday before Mother’s Day and gives the community an opportunity to enjoy lunch with their mom, or maybe dad, siblings, friends or even the boss! Local “Celebrity” serve lunch catered by VAC’s very own Premier Catering in a beautiful atmosphere with a raffle of fresh potted plants and musical entertainment. The proceeds from this event benefit Voluntary Action Center’s Meals on Wheels program. For further information, please fill out the form below.
The Annual VAC Golf Outing will be held Friday, September 13th, 2019 at The River Heights Golf Club at 1020 Sharon Dr., DeKalb. The event was renamed the Thomas F Zucker Memorial Golf Outing in 2015 after the sudden passing of Voluntary Action Center’s Executive Director Tom Zucker. The Golf Outing has become a highly anticipated event for local golfers and supporters of the Voluntary Action Center. Golfer registration begins at 11:30 am on September 14th with a boxed lunch provided. A shot Gun start follows at 12:30 pm with an Appetizer Reception immediately following golf. A short program will be held during the cocktail reception to recognize our donors along with a Silent Auction and Raffle. A number of prizes will also be awarded to golfers during the cocktail reception.
Emergency Meal Kit Program
Every winter Voluntary Action Center provides Emergency Meal Kits to Meals on Wheels clients in DeKalb County. Each Kit contains 3 meals of non-perishable, shelf-stable food to have on hand in case of bad weather. With your help, we can provide kits for all seniors in need. Click here for more information
To learn more about the Voluntary Action Center’s upcoming fundraisers, please fill out the form below: