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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Naperville CARES announces Volunteer of the Year Award


Naperville CARES announced today Jeneane Ryan is this year’s recipient of the organization’s Volunteer of the Year Award.

Jeneane, a Naperville resident, has served not only as a program volunteer working directly with clients, but also served on the Naperville CARES’ Board of Directors, and was a member of the Cuisine for a Cause steering committee.

“Jeneane has a heart for helping those who are dealing with a crisis in their life,” said Naperville CARES executive director, Janet Derrick, “She has touched so many lives with her compassion and concern and CARES is so grateful for her dedication to serving our clients as well as all her fundraising efforts on behalf of our organization.”

Naperville CARES incorporated in 1999 to provide resources to people within the Naperville community who need assistance to avoid homelessness and attain self-sufficiency. When resources from other agencies and organizations are not immediately available, CARES provides emergency financial assistance for rent, security deposits, utilities, child care and other essential needs.

For more information vist www.napervillecares.org.

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