Breathe Deep Kankakee

The Kankakee Area Jaycees is teaming up with Lungevity to change the outcome for people with lung cancer through research, education, and support. On June 22, 2019, we’ll be hosting a 5k run/walk to raise funds for this cause. Our very own Diane Spry is battling lung cancer. Diagnosed with stage three non-small cell adenocarcinoma […]

Special Member Sponsorship Promotion

The Kankakee Area Jaycees are a not-for-profit organization that has operated in the Kankakee area since 2009. We have been devoted to helping people between the ages of 18 and 41 learn business and professional leadership skills by engaging them in community development projects. Creating tomorrow’s leaders while creating positive change. In 2018 the Kankakee […]

Kankakee Area Jaycees Postcards

Kankakee Illinois April 2, 2018— The Kankakee Area Jaycees is teaming up with the Community Arts Council of Kankakee County to produce this exciting opportunity. The Jaycees are seeking local artists and photographers interested in taking part in a postcard project. Our three-point goal for this project includes generating funds, providing local artists with an […]

Disaster Flood Relief for Kankakee and Iroquois County

Kankakee Illinois February 25, 2018— Flooding has impacted countless homes and businesses within Kankakee and Iroquois County leaving many displaced and facing significant loss. The Kankakee Area Jaycees is organizing emergency relief to help provide needed supplies. Monetary donations are being accepted via check and PayPal. Jaycee Amber Cahue is working closely with task force […]

Disaster Flood Relief for Kankakee and Iroquois County

Kankakee Illinois February 23. 2018— Flooding has impacted countless homes and businesses within Kankakee and Iroquois County leaving many displaced and facing significant loss. The Kankakee Area Jaycees is organizing emergency relief to help provide needed supplies. At the time of release, the following supplies are being collected. Rain boots, paper towels. dry goods, canned […]

Court Street Ford Blood Drive

Kankakee Area Jaycees partners with Court Street Ford and American Red Cross to host community blood drive. Kankakee Illinois February 25, 2018 – Kankakee Area Jaycees will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on March 9 from 12pm to 4pm at Court Street Ford located at 558 Latham Dr. Bourbonnais, IL […]

Save a Life -Zero Emergency Relief

Help us provide the homeless in Kankakee with sleeping bags rated for below zero weather! Kankakee Illinois December 15, 2017— With this year’s closings of the men’s, women’s and children’s Salvation Army of Kankakee shelters because of funding shifts with the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development; the homeless living on the streets no […]

Gift of Warmth Blanket Drive!

Donta Gee is collecting blankets to distribute in the community on Christmas Eve! Blankets can be dropped off at: Paradox Emporium 5 Star Wings Veronda’s Music Village Firehouse Subs Meadowview Laundry Distribution will start at 1pm on Christmas Eve, at the Metro transfer station located at Schuyler & Chestnut. For more information call (815)278-6388