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22nd of August 2018

Register For #GivingTuesday And #ILGive

Although #GivingTuesday is not until November 27th this year, there are a number of things we should be doing right now to get ready.  I will be making a series of posts in the community about #GivingTuesday and #ILGive from now until November 27th.  This first article is an introduction to #GivingTuesday and #ILGive. Please, […]


13th of June 2018

Child Development Study at Northwestern University

Researchers at Northwestern University are trying to learn more about fussy behavior and tantrums in young children. If you are the biological mother of a baby between 9-15 months old and you speak English at home, you and your baby may qualify for the When to Worry (W2W) study. You will be invited to: • […]


3rd of April 2018

First Ever Mesothelioma Race for Justice in Illinois

Vogelzang Law, a Chicago-based personal injury law firm dedicated to representing victims of mesothelioma throughout the US, will host its first Annual Mesothelioma Race for Justice on September 22, 2018 in tribute to National Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The 5K race will be held at the Lake County Forest Preserve Half Day location in Vernon Hills, […]


13th of March 2018

Be a part of Earth Day at Humboldt Park

Join us for ” Your Earth, Your Legacy,” the 29th Annual Chicago Earth Day community celebration and clean-up in Humboldt Park We’ll be assembling at the boat house for a day of positive action and fun! 9 a.m.-Noon: Join us to clean and green the park at the volunteer clean up. Pre-register here with Friends of […]


28th of February 2018

Volunteer Opportunities at Center for Changing Lives

Center for Changing Lives is looking for volunteers! Math Tutor (Adult Basic Education) We are looking for a math tutor to work in our 10-week Adult Basic Education class and help adult learners with pre-algebra and algebra concepts. Materials for the class will be provided. See more information (including math subjects) by visiting the Volunteer […]


16th of November 2017

Community joined forces for Hurricane Maria Coat Drive

Every act of kindness during difficult times is so appreciated. We come together as one community during crisis.  The rain and cold did not deter donations and it was great event. The coats collected Saturday November 4th are to be given to hurricane Maria evacuees coming to the welcome center. Also to those that have […]


3rd of October 2017

Kelly Hall YMCA needs male mentors

Kelly Hall YMCA is currently looking for males to mentor male youth between the ages of 5 and 18. We are a proven positive Mentoring Program and have male youth who are in dire need of a mentor. We require 1 hour a week, background check, a commitment, participation on various fun group outings and a […]


11th of September 2017

Make a Difference, Become a Community Tax Volunteer

The IRS is looking for community volunteers to provide free tax preparation and help to their neighbors and other area residents in 2018. The IRS sponsors the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs. These two programs offer free tax help across the country for people with low-to-moderate […]


9th of June 2017

Bloomingdale Trail Viaduct Clean Up Captains Wanted

The Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail are organizing a monthly viaduct clean up effort to help keep the underside of the Bloomingdale Trail, the heart of the 606, clean. Neighbors that agree to “adopt” a viaduct(s) will commit to cleaning it up at least once a month. If you as an individual or on behalf […]


27th of April 2017

Community Spotlight – Get Involved

Making an impact for the better in your community can be a rewarding feeling. Countless organizaitons are able to sustain their mission from the helping hands of community members. From food pantries, local soup kitchens, humane societies, and more; your involvment can help your community in a major way. Becoming passionate for a cause in […]