Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful is an affiliate of
Keep America Beautiful is a national nonprofit public education organization founded in 1953, dedicated to engaging individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their local community environments.
Keep America Beautiful, Inc., is the nation’s largest volunteer-based community action organization dedicated to litter and graffiti prevention, beautification, waste minimization and community improvement. Millions of volunteers are involved each year in hands-on KAB community improvement activities, where they learn how to take personal responsibility for improving their local community environments and their quality of life. They teach young people how to care for, preserve, and protect our environment.
As a recognized leader in livable communities and quality of life issues, Keep America Beautiful works with businesses, schools, neighborhood groups and local governments to improve neighborhoods and to reduce, reuse and recycle to preserve our world’s resources for future generations. Keep America Beautiful is one of the most credible national nonprofit organizations with a legacy of tried-and-true success stories of American volunteer initiatives, a powerful national affiliate network, classic classroom curricula, and measurable results in community improvement, recycling and beautification.
The Keep America Beautiful national affiliate network involves more than 600 local and statewide programs. This enthusiastic network leads the way in protecting and enhancing local environments in more than 15,000 communities. Local affiliate directors are community leaders who also are trusted spokespeople in their cities, counties and states.