Give DeKalb County 2019 Results

Give DeKalb County had another successful year, raising a total of $685,762 for DeKalb County Nonprofit Organizations! Here is the “Thank You” message from the Give DeKalb County website: “Thank you to everyone who participated in Give DeKalb County on May 2, 2019! Give DeKalb County is a 24-hour fundraising event coordinated by the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership—a program of the DeKalb …

Dining for a Purpose 2019

Faranda’s Banquet Center in Dekalb is seeking local not for profit organizations to partner in their 2019 Lenten Fish Fry Series. The Fish Fries will be held at the Banquet center located at 302 Grove Street in Downtown DeKalb on the Seven Fridays around the season of Lent – The first Fish Fry being held Friday March 1 st and …

#DistinctlyDeKalb – Cracker Jax Giveaway Winner is…

Congratulations to Jennifer Graveline Yochem for being selected as the #DistinctlyDeKalb – Cracker Jax Giveaway winner! Cracker Jax is a local commodity in the community with vintage & new jewelry, home decor, gift items, & more! They are located at: 118 N 3rd St DeKalb, Illinois Here’s a big thanks to our friends at Cracker Jax and the #ProudlyDeKalb Street Team for …

Spreading Holiday Cheer

This time of year is all about giving back to our friends, our families, and our communities! Every year Tim and Bobbi, the owners of Barb City Bagels partner up with other members of our community to provide gifts and stockings for the children at Safe Passage and Hope Haven. This year the whole Barb City Bagels staff got together …

DeKalb police making a list, checking it twice for annual shopping event

Cash donations sought for Dec. 9 for Heroes and Helpers event DeKALB – DeKalb police are asking for donations for their annual Heroes and Helpers event, which will take place Dec. 9 at Target, 2555 Sycamore Road. The department and Target partner to provide underprivileged local children with toys. Although the event is weeks away, the department is seeking cash …

DeKalb Fire, community team up to give 120 coats, supplies to at-risk children

DeKALB – DeKalb firefighters have seen a lot of scary scenes, including children who, without the help of our bravest, might not have a proper winter coat to keep them warm. For the fifth year in a row, the firefighters at DeKalb Fire Station 1 partnered with the DeKalb Classroom Teachers’ Association to help local kids stay warm in the …

Help the homeless during event at Tapa La Luna in DeKalb

  DeKALB – Snow has fallen. The season has turned. As you go through your wardrobe or your kid’s closet finding clothing that no long fits, you could just donate it, the way you’ve always done. Or you could wear it one last time, work a catwalk and honor one of DeKalb’s most beloved, albeit late, entrepreneurs. Rob Deshazer, the …

DeKalb County volunteers kick off holiday shopping for Toys for Tots

American Legion, Marine Corps League members aim to give back! Marine Corps veteran Mike Fogelsanger knows what it’s like to have a Christmas without toys and gifts. So as the sergeant-at-arms for the DeKalb County Marine Corps League, he wanted to be involved with the league’s long-standing Toys for Tots program, which donates toys to local nonprofit organizations that distribute …

#DistinctlyDeKalb – Barb City Bagels Giveaway Winner is…

Congratulations to Angela Frye for being selected as the #DistinctlyDeKalb – Barb City Bagels Giveaway winner! Angela has just won a $10 gift certificate, a Barb City Bagels t-shirt, and a gift certificate for a bag of coffee! Barb City Bagels is a local commodity in the community located at: 118 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115 Here’s a big …