In-Kind Donation

In-Kind Donations

YBLC also welcomes your generous in-kind donations, which includes a wide variety of goods and services. We’re always in need of items to help support our programs and construction of our new homes. If you’d like to make an in-kind donation, please contact our office, use our Contact Us form, or email us at Below are just some of the items that we could use:

Program/Training Materials

Tape measures

New or lightly used construction tools

Steel-toed boots

New career apparel for men and women

School supplies




Three-ring binders


Nonperishable food items

Catering for special events, such as graduation

House Materials


Painting supplies







Roofing materials


Plumbing materials and fixtures

*Please note that due to federal regulations, all materials used in our homes must be new.

Office Supplies

New to two-year-old computers

Color printers

MS Office software

Gently used office furniture

Conference tables and chairs

Classroom chairs

Copier paper


Photography services

Printing or copying services

Transportation services, especially for field trips

Real Estate services

We are always looking for creative ways to work with people who share our mission of helping young adults. Please contact us if you have any additional ideas!

Please remember to fill out our YBLC In-Kind Doantion Form

Our Partners & Affiliates

  • Americorps
  • United Way of Lake County
  • Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
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