Carolyn Koranda

Mom of 4 children and an entrepreneur.

Meet Our Team

Find your inner power by helping others

Local Groups Team up to help Chanooka Wish


We our proud of our neighborhood.  As we come together we have a strength and commitment that has touched so many families.  Thank you cards come in just to let you know they appreciate what we have been able to do.   SO THANK YOU!!

Our charity is ran by families here in the local town.  From veterans to fireman to mom's and dads and even preschoolers!!  You can help to...we sometimes don't have the time but we have the HEART.

Reach Out

Work with members in your community and make a difference

For more than 7 years, Chanooka Wish has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the hungry, needy and politically under-represented members of our local family. Find out how you can contribute to the future of someone in need through donations of money and time. .


Your Time


those in need



Al Koranda

12 year Lieutenant> Firefighter Paramedic; Channahon resident 10 years .

Kym McGraw

Navy Veteran and local counselor, works with Mission Continues


  • Coats Now Available
  • Thanksgiving Distribution Date: November 16th
  • Christmas Distribution Date: December 14th.

We will give support and special assistance to underprivileged Families of Channahon and Minooka communities.

Assistance Programs

  • Food Assistance
  • Clothing Assistance (limited)
  • Holiday Distribution
  • New School Supplies​ (applications come out about March 2016)

Our Mission


Join Us

If you give a fish to a child you fed them for the day, but you teach the child to fish, you fed him for life~

Chanooka Wish

  • Standard Bank - Completed Shelves> Next Regular Hours!!!
  • Gift Card program- TBA
  • Newsletter committee in formation
  • Applications out for holidays. Due back Oct. 30th and Nov. 13th
  • Jewel Back to School Program Aug 22nd- Was a great success
  • Guns Won the Game!!!!!!

​​​​Charlene Breeding

Financial Accountant;

Channahon resident 

18 years