The Chatham Jaycees give back to our community in a variety of ways. Here are a few:

  • Shoes For Kids (Children who need clothes, shoes, coats, etc…)
  • Land of Lincoln Honor Flight (Sponsor)
  • Scholarships for Chatham-Glenwood seniors
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk  (donations)
  • Chatham Food Pantry  (donations, food drives)
  • St John’s Bread Line in Springfield
  • Senior Citizens (Weather radios, donations to Senior Center)
  • Special Olympics (Cook, Sponsor)
  • Holiday events (July 4th fireworks)
  • Chatham Library (Summer Reading Program, Halloween Program, Expansion move, popcorn machine)
  • Local children ( Easter Egg Hunt, Letters to Santa)
  • Chatham Parks Improvements (playground equip, stage, pavilions, picnic tables, entire park, etc…)
  • Chatham Schools (Defibrillators )
  • Village of Chatham (Portable Defibrillators )
  • Chatham Police Dept (Vests, Mobile Camera)
  • Cub & Boy Scouts (Sponsorships & Eagle Scout Project funding)
  • Various Chatham Youth Groups
  • Chatham Fire Dept  (lock boxes distributed to seniors)
  • Chatham Youth Sports (Team sponsorships)
  • Chatham-Glenwood High School Athletics (cooking for football games)
  • Chatham-Glenwood High School After-Prom (donations)
  • Various Local Charitable Organizations
  • Central Illinois Blood Bank (blood drives)