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Adopt A Fam­i­ly 2023: Our Warmest Sea­son Yet!

Each year, KYC hosts an Adopt A Fam­i­ly dri­ve to con­nect hun­dreds of the peo­ple we serve with extra hol­i­day cheer.

Many of our nom­i­nees are com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers who are fac­ing a tru­ly chal­leng­ing time dur­ing the hol­i­day sea­son. When par­ents are scram­bling to afford a small gift for their chil­dren; when iso­lat­ed old­er adults are long­ing to build con­nec­tion to our com­mu­ni­ty; when clients are strug­gling to obtain the basic care items they need to focus on their well-being; these are the moments that your kind­ness and gifts replace with relief, grat­i­tude, and a sense of belonging.

Thanks to our incred­i­ble sup­port­ers, we were able to pro­vide 800 gifts to local indi­vid­u­als and fam­i­lies, mak­ing this again, our largest Adopt A Fam­i­ly sea­son yet! We are so grate­ful for all of the donors, vol­un­teers, staff mem­bers, and orga­ni­za­tions who helped make the hol­i­days so much brighter for the peo­ple we serve.

2023 Adopt A Fam­i­ly Supporters

Thank you to each orga­ni­za­tion and indi­vid­ual who par­tic­i­pat­ed in the 2023 Adopt A Fam­i­ly dri­ve. Your gifts pro­vid­ed much-need­ed items and com­mu­ni­ty con­nec­tion to each grate­ful recip­i­ent. In addi­tion to many gen­er­ous indi­vid­u­als, our com­mu­ni­ty part­ners included:

Amer­i­can col­lege of Foot and Ankle Sur­geons
Apple Growth Part­ners
Belvedere Ban­quets
Berk­shire Hath­away
Brook­dale Senior Liv­ing
Elk Grove High School’s Admin­is­tra­tive Team
Elk Grove Vil­lage Pub­lic Library
Gladys James Hol­i­day Giv­ing Project
Harp­er Col­lege Mas­sage Ther­a­py School
Ken­neth Young Cen­ter Staff
Mid­west Car­dio­vas­cu­lar Insti­tute
Nord­strom — Schaumburg/​Woodfield
North­west Com­mu­ni­ty Health­care
Our Saviour’s Unit­ed Methodist Church
RDI Group
Rotary Club of Schaum­burg-Hoff­man Estates
Schaum­burg Town­ship Dis­trict Library
St. Via­tor Girls’ Soft­ball Team
Style Onsite
Tar­get in Hoff­man Estates
The Chapel Greyslake (MOPS Group)
The Con­tain­er Store — Schaum­burg
Wal­mart — Elk Grove Vil­lage Supercenter

While we tried our best to include all orga­ni­za­tions that par­tic­i­pat­ed, we apol­o­gize if we missed you! Please let us know if your orga­ni­za­tion should be added to this list!

See How Your Gifts Impact­ed Our Com­mu­ni­ty Members!

2023 Wrap Up Blog

Among 6 of our offices, 96 KYC staff mem­bers pro­vid­ed nom­i­na­tions for our annu­al Adopt A Fam­i­ly event!

2023 wrap up blog

With more nom­i­na­tions to this pro­gram made than ever before, 800 com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers received gifts from part­ners like you! 

This includes gifts for the following:

  • 397 Youth (ages 17 and under)
  • 101 Young Adults (ages 18 – 24)
  • 243 adults (ages 25 – 59)
  • 59 old­er adults (ages 60+)

(Some ages are unknown)

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63 fam­i­lies and 601 indi­vid­u­als com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers were sup­port­ed by your gen­eros­i­ty! Your gifts allowed for even more fam­i­ly mem­bers in need to be supported.

Thank you to all of our incred­i­ble com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers and part­ners who con­tin­ue to make this event warm and mem­o­rable for the peo­ple we serve. You make the hol­i­day sea­son brighter for local folks and families!

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