2023 Impact Report | DuPage Kane Kendall

Helping hungry neighbors
Master Gardener projects donated 14,835 pounds of fresh produce, valued at $25,516.
Giving back
Our local Extension volunteers gave time to their communities valued at $1.25 million.
Providing educational options
Our team provided 826 educational programs serving our counties.

University of Illinois Extension continues to make a difference in our DuPage, Kane, and Kendall county communities. See the impact and read 2023 stories here.

  • Our local volunteers gave time to their local communities valued at $1.25 million. 
  • Overall educational program attendance reached over 22,500.
  • Master Gardener projects donated 14,835 pounds of fresh produce to local food pantries, and provided 756 consultations.
  • Staff and volunteers guided and encouraged 762 4-H members, with 42.85 percent of them identifying as minorities.
  • Local 4-H programs also reached thousands of other community youth with important life skills through 11,242 experiences.
  • Our SNAP-Education team led 488 educational programs through 80-plus partners.
  • The local tri-county team has more than 240 community partnerships.
  • Our amazing Extension volunteers give the equivalent of 21 full-time staff members.

Past Impact Reports (pdf): 2023202220212020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016