Fundraising action team

Meets third Monday of the month. 6:30 p.m. at Environmental Defenders’ office, 110 S. Johnson Street, Suite 106, Woodstock (Woodstock Square Mall.) if interested.

Sign Up to volunteer online at

Fundraising Calendar: Volunteer opportunities for all events will be posted under “SignUp” above.

March – Annual Meeting – Raffles & Silent Auction- McHenry Country Club

May – Garage Sale – (Sunday through Sunday) Usually first week of May or possibly last week of April.

June – Summer Hallway Book Sale

July – Summer Garage Sale –  (Sunday through Sunday)

September Book Sale – Mid September for 3 weeks

November/December – Baked goods, Christmas Trees  & Winter Hallway Book sale

SUMMER USE IT AGAIN SALE at the Algonquin Township Garage, 3702 US HIGHWAY 14, Crystal Lake

We will start taking your lightly used household items and tools on Sunday July 7th at 2 PM.  All items must be CLEAN and in working order with all their parts (cords, battery packs, etc).  Items that sell well: toys, sturdy furniture including yard furniture, kitchen items especially eating utensils as well as plates and bowls, and pots & pans and anything for the yard. 

Sorry, but we cannot take: clothing, stuffed animals, kitchen appliances that are not clean throughout, non-working small appliances or toys, large appliances, TVs, monitors or computers and large exercise equipment.

Please be thoughtful when choosing your items for donation and remember we may have to take the items home if they don’t sell for disposal so we may ask you to leave your phone number for pick up if it doesn’t sell.

We can use your help at the sale too – Don’t wait to SignUp! Use this link: to volunteer now for the annual Summer Use It Again ‘Garage’ Sale at the Algonquin Township Garage.  We need sorters to take in, price and display donations beginning Sunday May 7, 2019 through Wednesday the 10th with flexible hours; volunteers to take money for Thursday May 11th through Saturday May 13th with set shifts and lastly to help us tear down on Sunday May 14th which only takes about 2 hr.

Donation Drop-off Dates:

Sunday, July 7 – 2 PM to 5 PM & Monday, July 8 through Wednesday, July 10 – 10 AM to 3 PM

Sale Dates:

Thursday, July 11 through Saturday July 13 – 9 AM to 4 PM

Clean Up Date:

Sunday July 14th about 10:30 am and done by noon we hope. The more help, the faster it goes.

Preserve. Protect. Educate.