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Masculinity and Socialization: Tips for Building Adult Relationships

By, Rebe­caa Ogle, MSW, LCSWOver the past cou­ple of years, I’ve noticed a con­cern­ing trend amongst men in their 20’s and 30’s:…

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KYC's Community Living Teams Make a Big Impact

In the recent months, KYC’s Community Living teams worked collaboratively to prevent 12 people from continuing to live in homelessness, and another 20 people from being unnecessarily placed in institutional care like nursing facilities. KYC is thrilled to highlight this part of the incredible work that they do each day.

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KYC's Addiction and Recovery Programs Empower Suburban Communities to Address Substance Misuse

Accord­ing to the Cen­ter for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion, over­dos­es involv­ing opi­oids killed more than 47,000 peo­ple in 2017, and…

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Over 600 Gifts Given through 2019 Adopt a Family

KYC is endlessly grateful for the generosity of our community members who donated over 550 gifts to our clients and their family members.

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2019 Young Volunteer of the Year Spotlight

This fall, KYC was thrilled to specially recognize the extraordinary efforts of two dedicated volunteers as the 2019 Volunteer of the Year and the 2019 Young Volunteer of the Year. Read all about how Faith is making an impact to improve our communities!

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GFWC Donates Nearly 50 Children’s Books to KYC

On Decem­ber 11, 2019, KYC was proud to wel­come rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Gen­er­al Fed­er­a­tion of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) North­west Sub­ur­ban…

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2019 Volunteer of the Year Spotlight

This fall, KYC was thrilled to specially recognize the extraordinary efforts of two dedicated volunteers as the 2019 Volunteer of the Year and the 2019 Young Volunteer of the Year. Read all about Donna's incredible contributions through her volunteer work with KYC!

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Join KYC in The 2019 Sub­aru Share the Love® Event!

Learn how you can sup­port KYC and Meals on Wheels Amer­i­ca through The 2019 Sub­aru Share the Love® Event.

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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi's Anti-Bullying Bill Introduction Event

Join Congressman Krishnamoorthi as he introduces a new anti-bullying bill to address bullying of LGBTQ+ students on Monday, December 2nd at 9:30am at Kenneth Young Center's Algonquin Road Location.

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A Message From a Client

Read a powerful message from a client who shared her experience.

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