Make a Difference Day

Make A Difference Day

Make A Difference Day

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Each year, Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission works to raise awareness and promote projects that give back to the community on Make a Difference Day, which is celebrated on the fourth Saturday of October. 

KEY DATES:

  • Monday, October 5, 2020
  • Thursday, October 22, 2020
  • Friday, October 23, 2020
  • Saturday, October 24, 2020

Join the Community Relations Commission for admirable virtual and limited in-person engagements in observance of the annual national day of doing good, Make A Difference Day.

Service day projects include Stuff-A-Truck with the People's Resource Center and Beautifying Adams Park. Social distancing will be observed and masks will be required. More info on the service day projects can be found below.

Presentation of Proclamation

Monday, October 5, 2020 - 7 p.m.

This Year's Partners:

  • Student Excellence Foundation
  • People's Resource Center
  • City of Wheaton Forestry Division

View the Presentation of the Proclamation from the October 5, 2020 City Council meeting.

Call to Action Day for Essential Needs Fund for Students & Families in Crisis

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - All Day

Please join the Student Excellence Foundation in celebrating the impact our community has made in the past six months. Make a Difference Day also presents an opportunity to help provide for local neighbors in need through the new Essential Needs Fund for Students and Families in Crisis (formerly the Food Insecurity Crisis Fund). Click the link below to donate and provide District 200 students and families with food, clothing, and other essential needs during this critical time.

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Stuff-A-Truck Activity

Friday, October 23, 2020

Available times are 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., or 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Please choose one.

Help us unload a truck of food for neighbors in need at People's Resource Center. Social distancing will be observed and masks will be required. If you are interested in volunteering for this Make A Difference Day project, please sign up here.

Beautify Adams Park

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Downtown Wheaton, Wesley St. & Main St.

You are invited to assist in raking and weeding the magnificent Adams Park. Social distancing will be observed and masks will be required. Come out for thirty minutes or the full three hours. If you are interested in volunteering for this Make A Difference Day project, please sign up here.