Shefali Trivedi

Giving DuPage's Busy Season

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Each month at First Light, through a partnership with Giving DuPage, Brian O’Keefe takes some time to highlight one of the county’s non-profit agencies and the volunteer opportunities they offer people that want to give back to the community. For this month’s ‘Doing Good’ segment, Brian took a bit of a departure to visit with Giving DuPage Executive Director Shefali Trivedi. Shefali leads the public-private organization that coordinates the county’s push to increase volunteerism.

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Opportunities For Service To Honor MLK

Giving DuPage Executive Director Shefali Trevedi

Giving DuPage Executive Director Shefali Trevedi

This week, First Light host Brian O’Keefe kicks off the third year of “Doing Good.” The monthly segment is a partnership with Giving DuPage. One the second Sunday of the month, Brian spotlights non-profit agencies in the area and the volunteer opportunities they provide for people that want to give back to their community. This month, Giving DuPage Executive Director Shefali Trevedi joined Brian in the studio to discuss the wide variety of options for people and groups

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One Event To Benefit Many Agencies

Periodically on First Light…WDCB’s Gary Zidek visits with representatives from the region’s non-profits for our ‘Doing Good’ segment. The conversations not only highlight the work the agencies do, but also the volunteer opportunities for people that want to give back to their community. This week, the focus is on a single event that benefits many, the Human Race has raised close to $500,000 since it was started in 2011.  Gary talked with ‘Giving DuPage’ director Shefali Trivedi about the unusual fundraiser.

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Looking Back On A Year of Doing Good

For the past year, WDCB’s Gary Zidek has worked with Giving DuPage to shine a spotlight on the various non-profits in the area and the opportunities they offer to people that want to give back to the community. Many of the organizations wouldn’t be able to accomplish their mission without volunteers. This week Gary looked back at the yearlong series of discussions…and looks forward to 2018

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