Make A Difference

The Make A Difference page is dedicated to helping people in the Chicagoland area find great organizations, events and volunteers committed to civic engagement. Our goal is simple – to help everyone find a great place to volunteer and rely on the generosity of people like you to help transform people’s passion into action. Take a few minutes, look around and know that donating a little time can mean a lot! If you have an opportunity or event you would like to see posted, submit it here.

Oct 10

Americans for Better Hearing Foundation

Where:
Ends: November 1, 2019

Oct 10

National Organization on Disability

Where:
Ends: October 10, 2019

Jan 22

The Morton Arboretum’s Champion of Trees 10K

Where: Morton Arboretum 4100 Route 53 -, Lisle, Illinois 60532
Ends: April 14, 2019

Jan 29

Casino Night PSA

Where: Gibson's Steakhouse 1028 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611
Ends: January 29, 2020

Feb 14

Garfield Park Conservatory’s 2019 Spring Flower Show

Where: Garfield Park Conservatory 300 N. Central Park Ave. Chicago, IL
Ends: May 12, 2019

Mar 1

SPARK – An Online Study at Rush University Medical Center

Where: Online - Rush University Medical Center Online
Ends: March 31, 2020

Mar 18

Help USA Troops April Donation Campaign

Where: AmVets Post 66 700 McHenry Road Wheeling, IL
Ends: April 7, 2019

Mar 22

English Literacy Volunteers Needed

Where: Aquinas Literacy Center 1751 West 35th Street
Ends: March 23, 2019

Mar 23

Landscaping For Birds

Where: Volo Bog State Natural Area
Ends: March 23, 2019

Mar 26

Chicago Dance Month Open Studio Tuesdays

Where: Chicago Cultural Center Dance Studio 78 E. Washington Street
Ends: May 7, 2019

Mar 30

Elizabeth Hopper Memorial Walk

Where: Calumet High School 3900 Calhoun Street, Gary, IN
Ends: March 30, 2019

Apr 1

Lemons of Love

Where: Trim Tex 3700 W Pratt Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Ends: April 30, 2019

Apr 1

Brushes With Cancer Applications

Where:
Ends: April 1, 2019

Apr 1

Chicago Dance Month Kickoff Celebration

Where: Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington Street
Ends: April 1, 2019

Apr 3

Second Sense – Learning to Live with Vision Loss

Where: Second Sense 65 E. Wacker Place
Ends: April 24, 2019

Apr 5

FARE Chicago Spring Luncheon

Where: The Standard Club 320 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60604
Ends: April 5, 2019

Apr 6

Spin to Break the Cycle

Where: House of Blues Chicago 329 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654
Ends: April 6, 2019

Apr 14

Race To Zero

Where: Independence Grove Forest Preserve 16400 Buckley Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048
Ends: April 14, 2019

Apr 28

March Of Dimes – March For Babies 2019

Where: Grant Park - Butler Field 300 East Monroe Chicago, IL 60601
Ends: April 28, 2019

Apr 28

Bowl for Life

Where: Kings Bowl - Lincoln Park 1500 N. Clybourn Avenue Chicago IL  60610
Ends: April 28, 2019

Apr 30

Chicago Dance Month Celebration and Scavenger Hunt Along the Chicago Riverwalk

Where: Chicago Riverwalk Downtown Chicago
Ends: April 30, 2019

May 4

Spring Winds To Headline The Chicago Kids And Kites Festival

Where: Montrose Harbor 601 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613
Ends: May 4, 2019

May 11

Triage Cancer Conference in Chicago, IL on May 11

Where: Chicago Marriott O'Hare
Ends: May 11, 2019

May 12

2019 Mother’s Day Race For The Cure

Where: Montrose Harbor 601 W. Montrose Avenue
Ends: May 12, 2019

May 18

Erika’s Lighthouse – 15th Anniversary Gala

Where: Valley Lo Club 2200 Tanglewood Dr, Glenview, IL 60025
Ends: May 18, 2019

May 18

Make-A-Wish Illinois’ Wish Ball

Where: Navy Pier 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Ends: May 18, 2019

May 19

9th Annual Dash for the Dogs 5K and 1M Run/Walk

Where: Citizens Park 511 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010
Ends: May 19, 2019

Jun 2

Chicagoland VisionWalk

Where: Elk Grove Village Busse Woods
Ends: June 2, 2019

Jun 2

Naperville Take Steps Walk for Crohn’s Disease

Where: Benedetti Wehrli Stadium Naperville, IL
Ends: June 2, 2019

Jun 8

Chicago Take Steps Walk for Crohn’s Disease

Where: Horner Park Chicago, IL
Ends: June 8, 2019

Jun 8

Imerman Angels Brunch Run 5K & Walk

Where: Chicago Lakefront
Ends: June 8, 2019

Jun 8

Ready, Set, Brunch! – Imerman Angels Brunch Run 5K & Walk

Where: Montrose Harbor 601 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613
Ends: June 8, 2019

Jun 11

National Latino Education Institute’s 47th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction

Where: Union League Club 65 W Jackson Blvd., Chicago IL 60604
Ends: June 11, 2019

Jun 23

Glenview Take Steps Walk for Crohn’s Disease

Where: Gallery Park in The Glen Glenview, IL
Ends: June 23, 2019