Save the Date! WACO hosts events throughout the year to support our programs, agency partners and the communities that we serve. Because at the end of the day—it's all about the kids!
An evening of Philanthropy, Recognition, Dinner, and Entertainment
Each year, WACO grants three college scholarship to area high school students who have made a difference in community services
In today's digital world literacy is as essential as reading, writing, math, and science. WACO believes all children, regardless of their economic situation, should to be able to compete in our ever-changing world. This program aims to level the playing field.
Our craziest fundraiser of the year! For just one dollar a chance, you could win racks of lambs, one-pound rib-eye steaks, seafood, thick stuffed pork chops, and at least five slabs of bacon will be raffled. There also will be dozens of door prizes, other raffles, and surprises.
Each spring, WACO collects and distributes new and used children’s books to disadvantaged children in the northwest and western suburbs
WACO will present three area high school seniors with college scholarships in recognition of their academic standing, and commitment to community service and volunteerism. Click here for more information
All-you-can-eat wings, eating contests, live music, and raffles
Must be 21 to attend
Join area businesses and donate school supplies so that children have the right tools to start the school year
In celebration of their founder’s legacy, Identiti is hosting the 5th annual Larry Sicher Memorial Golf Outing. All proceeds benefit the Woodfield Area Children’s Organization (WACO). Register for the Golf Outing
Donate non-perishable food items for families in need this holiday season.
Friday, November 22| 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | Various Locations
Each holiday season WACO works with area schools and businesses to collect unwrapped new toys for the more than 2000 impoverished children in our community. We also help grant children’s wishes with a Giving Tree at your business or school.
Click here for more information | Click here to volunteer | Personal transportation may be required
Volunteers are the lifeblood of WACO. Without your help, we simply cannot do all the things we do each year. At WACO, we are all volunteers. We do not have any paid positions. From the president on down, we all help whenever and wherever we can. Whether it be as a committee member or as a volunteer on the day of an event, we hope you will consider joining us.