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23 01, 2017

Naperville Community Television Spotlight: Giving DuPage


Naperville Community Television hosts Spotlight - a half hour talk show providing non-profit organizations the opportunity to present their mission to the community. Literacy DuPage​ Executive Director, Therese McMahon,  and Giving DuPage Executive Director, Shefali Trivedi, spoke about volunteer engagement in DuPage County and plans for 2017. #GivingDuPage #DoGoodDuPage

19 01, 2017

WDCB Doing Good: Giving DuPage Set to Launch New Yearlong Initiative


WDCB News Gary Zidek talks with Giving DuPage Executive Director, Shefali Trivedi, on the launch of the 2017 initiative - #DoGoodDuPage! This initiative will engage 150,000 people to transform our community through service! Listen to the podcast to learn more about the Do Good movement! About WDCB Doing Good Segment Giving DuPage partnered with the [...]

6 01, 2017

WDCB Doing Good: Volunteerism Flourishing in DuPage County


NEW YEAR, NEW PROGRAM! 'Doing Good' is a NEW weekly segment in partnership with WDCB News that highlights the important work being done by DuPage County nonprofit community.   Representatives from the nonprofit sector are invited to discuss the organizations mission, how they impact the community, and how the public can get involved! Listen to the [...]

2 12, 2016

It’s About the Smalls Giving Big


How can small business owners make a meaningful difference with limited resources? Giving DuPage Executive Director, Shefali Trivedi, explains how small business owners can give back and even with limited resources, make a huge collective impact in local communities. Read full article on the Daily Herald Business Ledger.

2 12, 2016

Giving DuPage Ready For Seasonal Spike


A recent study shows more than 2.4 million Illinois residents made a difference through volunteerism last year. Illinois volunteers served nearly 287 million total hours, which is valued at $7.3 billion, based on the value of volunteer time. WDCB News Reporter Gary Zidek spoke with Giving DuPage Executive Director Shefali Trivedi about some of the [...]

2 06, 2016

Giving DuPage Launching New Engagement Campaign


Giving DuPage is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year and will commemorate the occasion with a new year-long campaign designed to improve community engagement. Giving DuPage executive director Shefali Trivedi tells WDCB’s Gary Zidek this new campaign represents the next chapter to a story that began in 2001. To listen to the full interview, visit: WDCB [...]

20 05, 2016

Human Race Benefits 72 DuPage Charities


Every participant in the DuPage Human Race had one of two goals: run 5K or walk 2K for their favorite cause. Unlike most charity runs that benefit a single organization, the DuPage Human Race raises money for any nonprofit at work in DuPage County that doesn't have a race of its own. Read the full [...]

17 05, 2016

A Chat with the Mayor


Mayor of Wheaton, Mike Gresk invites Giving DuPage Executive Director, Shefali Trivedi to discuss all things Giving DuPage including volunteering, capacity-building resources for non-profit partners, and plans for 2016. Watch the full Chat Show to learn more!