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Home Delivered Meals Volunteers: Making an Impact

Check out just a few of the ways our volunteers have made a meaningful difference in the lives of the individuals they serve.

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KYC's Statement on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Although side effects are rare, in accordance with the CDC and the FDA's recommendation, we are encouraging anyone who experiences any side effects or concerns, especially including severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath within three weeks after vaccination to contact their health care provider immediately.

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Happy National Volunteer Month!

To our more than 180 active volunteers, and to the many, many more who have volunteered throughout KYC's 50 year history - THANK YOU for the impact you've made on our communities.

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Celebrating KYC's Longest-Tenured Volunteers

This National Volunteer Month, KYC is honored to recognize the achievements of some of our longest-tenured volunteers!

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Transgender Day of Visibility: What Being Visible Means to Me

By Derek Sul­li­van, CCPRD Sub­stance Use Pre­ven­tion Services  Today is Inter­na­tion­al Trans­gen­der Day of Vis­i­bil­i­ty, an annu­al event ded­i­cat­ed to…

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Kenneth Young Center Statement Against Violence and Discrimination of Asian American Pacific Island Communities

Kenneth Young Center Statement Against Violence and Discrimination of Asian American Pacific Island Communities

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Saint Viator Students and Alumni Team Up to Spread Love for Valentine’s Day

In addi­tion to strong aca­d­e­m­ic and extra-cur­ric­u­lar activ­i­ties, Saint Via­tor High School is deeply root­ed in a tra­di­tion of giv­ing back…

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KYC Receives $99,960 Grant from the Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation

Recognizing the incredible role our crisis response team plays in keeping our communities and youth healthy and safe, the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation (ILCHF) has provided $99,960 to KYC’s SASS/MCR Program.

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Staff Spotlight: Honoring KYC’s Longest Employee Relationship

Honoring the 40 years of service and impact of KYC's longest-tenured employee, Wayne.

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KYC's Older Adult Services Make Big Impacts

Read about the impacts we've made in the lives of older adults during the pandemic.

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