2024 Day of Action

Make great things happen in OUR community!Day of Action

On and around June 21, thousands of people across the globe take action to improve their communities by volunteering with United Way. 

Join United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties on Friday, June 21, 2024, for this year's Day of Action! We're excited to announce a series of community give-back projects taking place across our area in partnership with the City of Kankakee's ECDA team and Kankakee Forgives. Neighbors will be hosting service projects throughout the City of Kankakee. 

Use the Sign Up link to join one- or two - of our Ward's volunteer teams.


1st Ward: Neighborhood Clean-Up

  • Meeting at Second Baptist Church
  • Join from: 9 AM-12 PM

2nd Ward: Coachlight Clean-Up 

  • Meet at Greenwood & Station Streets
  • Join from: 10 AM-12 PM

3rd Ward: Street Beautification 

  • Meeting at Real Life Church - Main St
  • Join from: 1 PM-3 PM

4th Ward: Jeffers Park Projects | Success By 6 Trail

  • Projects across Jeffers Park 
  • Join from: 3 PM-5 PM 

5th Ward: Soldiers Creek Beautification

  • Meet at the Community Garden at Chestnut & 5th Ave
  • Join from: 10 AM - 1 PM

6th Ward: Kankakee Jaycees Baseball Field Projects 

  • Projects across Beckman Park Bob Dunn/Chet Yokum Field
  • Join from: 9 AM - 1 PM

7th Ward: Pioneer Park Clean-Up

  • Pre-Juneteenth Festival clean-up projects
  • Join from: 2 PM - 4 PM


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