Winnetka Youth Organization


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Annual Summer Service Trip

2015 Summer Service Trip - we went to Sheboygan, WI to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity - Lakeside, which serves the Sheboygan County area.


From July 7th through July 9th, the WYO staff and teens did a variety of tasks for the Habitat for Humanity affiliate. We spent two, 8-hour work days on the build site, where teens worked on various aspects of the building process, including:  landscaping, painting, and clean-up projects.


Habitat for Humanity of Sheboygan County founded in 1993, is a locally operated affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.


Visit Habitat for Humanity of Sheboygan County to learn more about their neighborhood revitalization program!

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The WYO provides social service and volunteer opportunities for teens throughout the year that allows them to have hands-on involvement in the community while gaining perspective on life.


We conduct at least one service project a month and work with many service organizations around Chicago to combat a variety of social issues.


Every year, we take a group of teens on a social service trip to spend 3-4 days in a different location for a unique social service immersion experience. Scroll down to see our 2015 summer service project!

Social Service Opportunities


These social service programs are a staple in fulfilling our mission and we are proud to offer such unique experiences to area teens!

Thank you to our donors who made our 2015 Summer Service Trip with Habitat for Humanity possible!

It was a fun, rewarding, and meaningful experience for our teen participants.