Ribfest celebrates success with $600,000 in donations

  • Dan DeBoo, president of the Exchange Club of Naperville, announces the club donated $600,000 raised at Ribfest 2015 to community organizations that help prevent child abuse and domestic violence.

      Dan DeBoo, president of the Exchange Club of Naperville, announces the club donated $600,000 raised at Ribfest 2015 to community organizations that help prevent child abuse and domestic violence. Marie Wilson | Staff Photographer

  • Representatives of Naperville-area nonprofits that received funding from last year's Ribfest line up Friday to thank the Exchange Club of Naperville for its support.

      Representatives of Naperville-area nonprofits that received funding from last year's Ribfest line up Friday to thank the Exchange Club of Naperville for its support. Marie Wilson | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 3/7/2016 10:56 AM

When seemingly every Naperville-area nonprofit got together, it meant Ribfest organizers from the Exchange Club of Naperville were doling out donations from the annual Fourth of July festival. Last year's fest generated $600,000 in donations spread among 45 organizations.

0 Comments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Article Comments
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.