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

Kankakee Area Jaycees 2018 Elections

Kankakee Area Jaycees 2018 Elections Vote: 7:00 p.m. December 21, 2017 To Vote, Please attend the December 21st General Membership Meeting 7pm at Paradox Emporium, 101 N Kinzie Ave, Bradley, IL To run or nominate someone for a position, contact the Nominating Chairperson: Willeum Boykin Current Nominees for 2017 Executive Board President: Amy Laws Secretary: No […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters

If word hasn’t reached you already,our 2017 Chapter President, Michael Hansen, Stephanie Marie, Bob Schneider, and even Jim Rowe have established a Facebook group to help get the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization here in Kankakee! Our county is already covered by the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will and Grundy Counties but that won’t […]

Thank you Route 66 Sodas!

Thank you, Route 66 Sodas LLC for donating to the Kankakee Area Jaycees for our fund raising efforts! Have you ever had a Route 66 Soda? Our President Michael Hansen tried a root beer today and thought it was really good! Their gourmet sodas are made in Chicago with real cane sugar! You don’t have […]

2017 Spring Service Day

Come help Camp Shaw, the campground where our Haunted Extravaganza was at, get ready for summer! Lunch will be provided so please RSVP in advance! Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see 6641 N 6000W Rd, Manteno, Illinois 60950 9AM – 4PM [facebook event]

Illinois Region 3 Jaycees Regional Awards

Awards that our chapter received during the Illinois Region 3 Jaycees Regional Awards and Installment meeting this afternoon! Congratulations to our chapter and everyone involved in helping with these great projects!

Hippocrates Medical Clinic

Marcos Barajas, one of our chapter members and Treasurer for this year, had a ribbon cutting ceremony tonight for the free medical clinic that he started! The ceremony was meant to honor him, the volunteer staff, those organizations that donated materials and equipment, and to the rest of the community that made this clinic possible. […]

October’s Projects

Game Night Thank you for attending the Jaycees Game Night Social at Grapple Games! We had a great time learning new games and playing our favorites! -Christa Connor Trunk or Treat The Kankakee Area Jaycees hosted a Trunk or Treat last month in downtown Wilmington! A huge thank you to the Wilmington Downtown Business Merchants, […]