Words on Wheels 2018 Fundraising Gala
Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

Words on Wheels 2018 Fundraising Gala

The evening event will be filled with honorary guests and volunteers, inspiring speakers, our generous contributors and past supporters, entertainment, dancing, and opportunities to network with others. There will be several chances for you to WIN some fabulous prizes, a silent auction, and opportunities to GIVE with the "Giving Tree". There will be an assortment of food tables.

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#GivingTuesday
Nov
28
12:00 AM00:00

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back and is an opportunity to contribute to world-changing causes that matter most to you. As a volunteer-led nonprofit, Words on Wheels, Inc. could not do what we do without your support. This Giving Tuesday holiday, we would like to thank the people who give us the most—our volunteers. 
This November 28th, join the movement and give - whether it’s some of your time, a donation, gift or the power of your voice in your local community. Join Words on Wheels on #GivingTuesday and GIVE. Your gift or time will impact at-risk children in communities in Lake County, IL.

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Annual FUNdraiser Event 2017
Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

Annual FUNdraiser Event 2017

This spectacular event will be filled with honorary guests and volunteers, inspiring speakers, our generous contributors and past supporters, entertainment, and opportunities to network with others. There will be several chances for you to win some fabulous prizes, and the "Giving Tree". There will be an assortment of food tables. 

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Leading for Good: Lake County
Oct
5
5:30 PM17:30

Leading for Good: Lake County

  • Audubon Hall at Independence Grove Forest Preserve (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

LEADING FOR GOOD is Lake County’s volunteer networking event for professionals interested in taking a leadership position within a nonprofit organization. Join us to meet a wide variety of organizations and explore opportunities to serve on a board of directors, young professional/associate board, or a specialized committee. 

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Words on Wheels at Zion Jubilee Days Festival Parade 2017
Sep
4
12:00 PM12:00

Words on Wheels at Zion Jubilee Days Festival Parade 2017

Words on Wheels will be participating in the 2017 Zion Jubilee Day Parade. Come Join Words on Wheels and march in the Jubilee Days Parade. We need volunteers or "walkers" to pass out bubbles to the crowd while in the parade. Have fun supporting a great cause and get a free WOW t-shirt for your participation.

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WOW with Lake County Health Department, "Leaders Are Readers"
Aug
12
12:30 PM12:30

WOW with Lake County Health Department, "Leaders Are Readers"

Words on Wheels will be at the Lake County Health Center Community Center in North Chicago to give books, finger puppets, and bubbles to children. A community leader will read to the children as part of "Leaders are Readers."  In addition, there will be a craft table activity. This is a free event. Please join us.

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WOW's "Good Fundraiser" Night at Portillo's
Jun
15
5:00 PM17:00

WOW's "Good Fundraiser" Night at Portillo's

Words on Wheels invite you and your family to enjoy dinner at Portillo's in Gurnee, to support us. CLICK Download the photo flyer on your smartphone and present it, or mention Words on Wheels, at checkout. Portillo's will donate 20% of the sales or proceeds to Words on Wheels.

Feel free to dine in, carry out, or go through the drive thru.

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WOW at Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival 2017
Jun
3
11:00 AM11:00

WOW at Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival 2017

This is Waukegan's 18th Annual Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival. The Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival is dedicated to showcasing local and regional artists and venues, championing the arts, remaining free to the public, offering low participation fees to artists, and remembering one of Waukegan’s favorite sons, author Ray Bradbury.

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#ILGIVE Community
May
30
to May 31

#ILGIVE Community

 #ILGiveCommunity is a statewide movement to do good in our own communities. By giving locally we can have a major impact on the causes we care about most while building a stronger, healthier, more vibrant Illinois. On May 30-31th, you will have 24 hours (one day!) to give where your heart is!

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WOW with Lake County Health Dept. "Leaders Are Readers"
May
20
12:30 PM12:30

WOW with Lake County Health Dept. "Leaders Are Readers"

Words on Wheels will be a the Lake County Health Center Community Center in North Chicago to give books, finger puppets, and bubbles to children. A community leader will read to the children as part of "Leaders are Readers." The guest "Reader" is George Singleton, a special education teacher & veteran. 
Parents and their children are invited to participate in table activities. Join us.

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Festival of Families in Education
Apr
29
9:00 AM09:00

Festival of Families in Education

Please join us at the “Festival de Familias En EDUCACIÓN” event at University Center

Find out how to get grants and scholarships to pay for college for your student or yourself. 

Build your knowledge on how to prepare and support your college-bound student. 

Hear from college students and college graduates on how to effectively navigate college life. 

Discover new strategies to help your student obtain a college degree which will open doors to career success. 

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Festival de Familias En Educacion
Apr
29
9:00 AM09:00

Festival de Familias En Educacion

Le invitamos a participar en el evento “Festival de Familias En EDUCACIÓN” en University Center. 

Averigüe cómo obtener becas y ayuda financiera para que usted, o su hijo (a) asistan a la universidad. 

Amplíe su conocimiento sobre cómo usted puede preparar a toda su familia a apoyar a su hijo (a) rumbo a la universidad. 

Escuche de las experiencias de los estudiantes acerca de cómo navegar efectivamente la vida universitaria. 

Adapte nuevas estrategias para lograr que su hijo (a) se gradúe y obtenga un título universitario el cual le abrirá las puertas del éxito. 

Habrá comida y refrigerios, además de cuidado infantil y actividades. ¡Lo esperamos

¡Este evento es totalmente gratuito! 

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WOW Fashion Show 2016
Nov
19
2:00 PM14:00

WOW Fashion Show 2016

This fundraiser fashion show is hosted by Jamie Angela Salon of Gurnee. This event will have many vendors to kick off the holidays with fashion and shopping. Proceeds will be donated to Words on Wheels. Food and refreshments will be provided by Linda Rose Catering.

Vendors include: eSBe Jewelry, CAbi Clothes, Linda Doyle Art, Bunny Hutch Handcrafts, and many more.

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