Annual Events
Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza

Garden of Prayer Youth Center hosts the largest toy and coat giveaway in Kankakee. Each year we provide over 500 toys and coats to low income children and families. Since 2007, Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza has been supported by Toys for Tots, Alderman Emeritus Steven Hunter, Alpha Phi Alphi, Inc. Court Street Ford, Sodexo, State Rep. Lisa Dugan, the Kankakee Fire Department, and many other area businesses and individuals. Garden of Prayer Youth Center invites you to become one of this year's sponsors. You or your business will receive exposure while supporting a worthy cause.

S.A.F.E. Summer Festival

Annually, Garden of Prayer Youth Center provides a FREE fun-filled outing for the Kankakee County community. The day includes lunch, entertainment, bouncy houses, sports, and most recently video games on wheels. This event was established in 2011 with the hopes of providing safe alternatives for students three month summer break! Join us as a partner this year as we plan to provide even more than last year!