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March 24, 2020 - October 31, 2020

DuPage Senior Citizens Council Seeking Emergency Volunteers

DSCC needs emergency volunteers to deliver meals to frail and homebound seniors in DuPage County.

Meals on Wheels are delivered 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, from 10:30am to 1:00pm. Deliveries typically take an hour.

Requirements to volunteer are a valid driver’s license, current car insurance, a background check and to attend a volunteer training that is provided at our central office located in Lombard.

In addition to Meals on Wheels drivers, DSCC is always in need of volunteers for our other services including visiting a senior through our Friendly Visit and Assistance and creating crafts and performing through our Intergenerational Activities.

If interested in delivering meals or any of our volunteer opportunities, visit our website at www.dupageseniorcouncil.org or contact DSCC at 630-620-0804 for more information.

Where: DuPage Senior Citizens Council
Location: 1990 Springer Dr, Lombard, IL 60148

April 12, 2020 - October 2, 2020

Bike Palatine 2020 Events Announced

Viist Bikepalatine.com for more information!

Where: Palatine
Location:

April 12, 2020 - December 31, 2020

5000 Kids Book Giveaway for Chicago Area Classrooms

Where: Family Tree Resale
Location: 5066 N Lincoln Ave Chicago IL 60625

April 12, 2020 - February 1, 2021

Register for MatchingDonors.com

MatchingDonors is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, and the nation’s largest living organ donor organization finding and registering living organ donors for people needing organ transplants in the United States.

Currently, 22 people die every day waiting on the government’s deceased organ donor waiting list. Those that live to get a transplant from that list wait 7 to 12 years for their organ. In contrast many patients receive their life saving organ transplant from MatchingDonors.com within only 6 months.

Where:
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May 1, 2020 - May 1, 2021

Make a Senior Smile

Where: https://www.elderwerks.org/
Location:

August 25, 2020 - December 31, 2020

The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation Rapid Response and Recovery Fund

Where: rapidrecoveryfund.org
Location:

September 19, 2020 - October 3, 2020

6th Annual Run4Paws 5K & 2K Puppy Path

Pack up the pooch and head out to your favorite running spot for a great time of running (or just strolling around) for the 6th annual Run4Paws 5K & 2K Puppy Path, benefiting Magnificent Mutts & Meows Rescue!

 

Continuing their tradition of hosting an in-person event simply won’t be possible this year.  But you can still support Magnificent Mutts & Meows Rescue and Aubree’s Hope!  They are going virtual!  You can help them reach their goal of $10,000!

 

Visit www.run4paws5k.com for more information!

Where: Your Favorite Running Spot
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September 26, 2020

Take Steps Chicago * NEW DATE *

When: September 26, 2020 – 1:00 -3:00 pm

Where: Maggie Daley Park  – 337 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

Where: Maggie Daley Park
Location: 337 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

September 28, 2020 - October 2, 2020

19th Annual AIDS Run and Walk

Since its inception in 2001, more than 22,000 participants have converged to get moving against HIV/AIDS, raising $5.5 million to battle the HIV epidemic. AIDS Run & Walk Chicago raises awareness and funds for the AFC and 30+ CommunityDirect partners, with proceeds directly benefiting programs and services improving the lives of Chicagoans living with and vulnerable to HIV.

Together, we can end the HIV epidemic in Illinois by 2030!

The AIDS Run and Walk team are closely monitoring social distancing updates from city and state officials regarding events. An engaging and meaningful contingency plan is in place for Saturday, October 3rd, should they need to reimagine event day activities.

 

For more info, visit action.aidschicago.org/event/aids-run-and-walk-chicago-2020/e269591

Where: Chicagoland
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October 16, 2020 - October 25, 2020

Chicago Architecture Center’s Annual Open House Chicago

The Chicago Architecture Center looks forward to welcoming architecture lovers from across and beyond Chicago to enjoy an expanded Open House Chicago festival this October. The second-most widely attended event of its kind in the world, returning for a tenth consecutive year, Open House Chicago 2020 highlights architecturally, culturally and historically significant sites across “the city of neighborhoods,” with an intentional focus for 2020 on the city’s South and West Sides.

Attendees can look forward to both in-person and remotely accessible experiences that unlock fascinating stories about extraordinary neighborhoods across Chicago, through a new mobile app, interactive virtual programs and more!

 

For more info, visit openhousechicago.org.

Where: Chicagoland
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October 29, 2020

National Kidney Foundation of Illinois 35th Annual Gift of Life Gala: Coming Together As A Team

Where: Virtual (on Zoom)
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