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30th of October 2019

Know a Child Who Could Benefit From a Mentor?

Many underprivileged kids haven’t ventured outside their neighborhoods. Friends First wants to change that! Our mentor outings range in visits to art museums and strolls on college campuses to simply playing Frisbee in a park. By connecting with a trusted adult on meaningful, fun-filled outings, a child can develop a better vision for his or […]


17th of July 2019

Volunteer for Boulevard Lakefront Bike Ride

Calling all Volunteers! Join us for a fun and family friendly bike ride through Chicago’s neighborhoods! An Active Trans original, the Boulevard Lakefront Tour, returns this year on Sunday, August 11th. Participants will ride through some of Chicago’s greatest neighborhoods while checking out historical landmarks and enjoying points of interest along the route. Volunteers – […]


5th of March 2019

Volunteer at La Casa Norte’s Fresh Market

La Casa Norte is officially recruiting volunteers for our new client-choice food pantry, the Fresh Market, an initiative of our Nutrition Center! Join a team committed to combating food insecurity in Humboldt Park, with shifts available every Monday morning and afternoon starting March 18! Roles available for those who like to engage with clients and those […]


23rd of October 2018

Volunteers invited for a survey study

Is this study a good fit for you? You may be able to participate in this research study if you are a man or woman who speaks English and/or Spanish and lives in the Chicago area with no plans to move for the next 6 months. What will you do if you participate? The purpose […]


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 […]