Local Action & Parades

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 12:30 PM
Woodstock Square in Woodstock, IL

Women's March-Women Rising 2020

Women Rising 2020

McHENRY COUNTY WOMEN'S MARCH 2020 - #WomenRiseUp

The 2020 election may be the most important of our lifetime, and the stage is set for women to be a driving force. The nation will be commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, and the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which later expanded critical voting rights and protections for people of color.

Join us and be a part of history. In 2020 we need to rise together. In 2020 we need to march together. In 2020 we need to act and to vote together. RISE WITH US!

Sponsored by Women's March-McHenry County and McHenry County NOW, we will rally at the Woodstock Square Gazebo on January 18th at 12:30 pm.  A March will follow immediately.  Expected speakers include Representatives Sean Casten and Lauren Underwood, Illinois NOW President Laura Welch, AAUW Co-President Carol Heisler, and Immigrant Justice Center's Amanda Garcia.   

Get your signs ready and #RISEUP

RSVP for our Sister March on-line at womensmarch.com/sister-march ▪ Use Zip 60098
RSVP on FaceBook at FaceBook Women's March McHenry Co Event

FOLLOW US:
@WomensMarchWoodstockSq
@McHenryCountyNOW


Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 02:00 PM · 1 RSVP
McHenry Dems Office in Woodstock, IL

Blue Wave Crew

The Blue Wave Crew is needed now more than ever. 

On the fourth Wednesday of each month, we will meet at the office to work on various types of projects: postcards, letters to the editor, sign painting, phone calling, crafty projects, etc. We will have 3 or 4 projects ready to go.
This is a working session.

Our list of jobs gets longer every week. We need lots of help.

Come when you can and stay as long as you can. Even a few minutes helps.  

Bring a friend. Now is the time to be a part of the BLUE WAVE!


Saturday, February 08, 2020 at 08:30 AM
Crystal Lake Food Pantry in Crystal Lake, IL

Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry

As part of the Democratic Party's continuing commitment to community service, we have established Democratic Party Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry.  Volunteer opportunities include: client greeter, food sorter/inspector, client exit door volunteer, general maintenance and cleaning. 

Pantry hours on Saturdays are 9 am to Noon.  Please consider signing up for a shift from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month (or, if you can't stay until noon, then for as long as you can be there).  

To volunteer:

  • Click on the RSVP button to let us know you're going to volunteer
  • Then
  • Go to www.clfoodpantry.org
  • Scroll down and click on the Volunteer box
  • Locate the Volunteer Handbook and familiarize yourself with the operation of the Pantry
  • Click on SignUp.com to confirm your volunteer date
  • When you arrive at the Pantry, check in with the Team Leader

If you have any questions, contact John Labaj at 815-356-8952.  Remember, the needs are great, but the rewards are greater.


Monday, February 10, 2020 at 02:00 PM · 1 RSVP
McHenry Dems Office in Woodstock, IL

Blue Wave Crew

The Blue Wave Crew is needed now more than ever. 

On the second Monday of each month, we will meet at the office to work on various types of projects: postcards, letters to the editor, sign painting, phone calling, crafty projects, etc. We will have 3 or 4 projects ready to go.
This is a working session.

Our list of jobs gets longer every week. We need lots of help.

Come when you can and stay as long as you can. Even a few minutes helps.  

Bring a friend. Now is the time to be a part of the BLUE WAVE!


Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 02:00 PM
McHenry Dems Office in Woodstock, IL

Blue Wave Crew

The Blue Wave Crew is needed now more than ever. 

On the fourth Wednesday of each month, we will meet at the office to work on various types of projects: postcards, letters to the editor, sign painting, phone calling, crafty projects, etc. We will have 3 or 4 projects ready to go.
This is a working session.

Our list of jobs gets longer every week. We need lots of help.

Come when you can and stay as long as you can. Even a few minutes helps.  

Bring a friend. Now is the time to be a part of the BLUE WAVE!


Monday, March 09, 2020 at 02:00 PM
McHenry Dems Office in Woodstock, IL

Blue Wave Crew

The Blue Wave Crew is needed now more than ever. 

On the second Monday of each month, we will meet at the office to work on various types of projects: postcards, letters to the editor, sign painting, phone calling, crafty projects, etc. We will have 3 or 4 projects ready to go.
This is a working session.

Our list of jobs gets longer every week. We need lots of help.

Come when you can and stay as long as you can. Even a few minutes helps.  

Bring a friend. Now is the time to be a part of the BLUE WAVE!


Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 08:30 AM
Crystal Lake Food Pantry in Crystal Lake, IL

Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry

As part of the Democratic Party's continuing commitment to community service, we have established Democratic Party Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry.  Volunteer opportunities include: client greeter, food sorter/inspector, client exit door volunteer, general maintenance and cleaning. 

Pantry hours on Saturdays are 9 am to Noon.  Please consider signing up for a shift from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month (or, if you can't stay until noon, then for as long as you can be there).  

To volunteer:

  • Click on the RSVP button to let us know you're going to volunteer
  • Then
  • Go to www.clfoodpantry.org
  • Scroll down and click on the Volunteer box
  • Locate the Volunteer Handbook and familiarize yourself with the operation of the Pantry
  • Click on SignUp.com to confirm your volunteer date
  • When you arrive at the Pantry, check in with the Team Leader

If you have any questions, contact John Labaj at 815-356-8952.  Remember, the needs are great, but the rewards are greater.


Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 02:00 PM
McHenry Dems Office in Woodstock, IL

Blue Wave Crew

The Blue Wave Crew is needed now more than ever. 

On the fourth Wednesday of each month, we will meet at the office to work on various types of projects: postcards, letters to the editor, sign painting, phone calling, crafty projects, etc. We will have 3 or 4 projects ready to go.
This is a working session.

Our list of jobs gets longer every week. We need lots of help.

Come when you can and stay as long as you can. Even a few minutes helps.  

Bring a friend. Now is the time to be a part of the BLUE WAVE!


Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 08:30 AM
Crystal Lake Food Pantry in Crystal Lake, IL

Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry

As part of the Democratic Party's continuing commitment to community service, we have established Democratic Party Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry.  Volunteer opportunities include: client greeter, food sorter/inspector, client exit door volunteer, general maintenance and cleaning. 

Pantry hours on Saturdays are 9 am to Noon.  Please consider signing up for a shift from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month (or, if you can't stay until noon, then for as long as you can be there).  

To volunteer:

  • Click on the RSVP button to let us know you're going to volunteer
  • Then
  • Go to www.clfoodpantry.org
  • Scroll down and click on the Volunteer box
  • Locate the Volunteer Handbook and familiarize yourself with the operation of the Pantry
  • Click on SignUp.com to confirm your volunteer date
  • When you arrive at the Pantry, check in with the Team Leader

If you have any questions, contact John Labaj at 815-356-8952.  Remember, the needs are great, but the rewards are greater.


Monday, April 13, 2020 at 02:00 PM
McHenry Dems Office in Woodstock, IL

Blue Wave Crew

The Blue Wave Crew is needed now more than ever. 

On the second Monday of each month, we will meet at the office to work on various types of projects: postcards, letters to the editor, sign painting, phone calling, crafty projects, etc. We will have 3 or 4 projects ready to go.
This is a working session.

Our list of jobs gets longer every week. We need lots of help.

Come when you can and stay as long as you can. Even a few minutes helps.  

Bring a friend. Now is the time to be a part of the BLUE WAVE!


The Democratic Party of McHenry County