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  • 09:00 AMTasty Bytes: A Virtual Volunteer Program

    Tasty Bytes: A Virtual Volunteer Program

    Chicago Cares

    Simply share recipes to provide an additional level of support to guests of the a food pantry that serves low-income...

    09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMCooking with Open Door Shelter

    Cooking with Open Door Shelter

    Open Door Shelter

    Teach simple cooking skills and affordable, healthy recipes to youth residing in interim housing. You’ll supervise and...

    05:45 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMLakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Bring the joy and love of an animal to seniors who are receiving skilled nursing care. You will partner with another...

    06:15 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMLakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Share the joy and love your pet brings to you with seniors who are receiving skilled nursing care! You and your pet...

    06:15 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMLakeview Seniors Bingo

    Lakeview Seniors Bingo

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Start the week by sharing fun interactions with seniors at one of Chicago Cares’ longest-running projects! Your...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 03:15 PMHomework Help at Chicago House

    Homework Help at Chicago House

    Chicago House - Family Support Program

    Provide after-school homework help to students at a confidential residential-support program for families affected by...

    03:15 PM - 04:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMGED Tutoring at Howard Area Community Center

    GED Tutoring at Howard Area Community Center

    Howard Area Community Center

    Help adult students prepare for the General Educational Development (GED) test. During this session, you’ll work...

    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:20 PMRead-with-Me Junior at HGS

    Read-with-Me Junior at HGS

    House of the Good Shepherd

    Encourage creativity and a love of reading in youth ages 4 to 6 living in interim housing. You’ll work with the...

    06:20 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMRead-with-Me at HGS

    Read-with-Me at HGS

    House of the Good Shepherd

    Encourage creativity and a love of reading in youth ages 6 to 13 living in interim housing. You’ll work with the...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMSenior Birthday Club at Judge Fisher Apartments

    Senior Birthday Club at Judge Fisher Apartments

    Judge Fisher Apartments

    Throw a birthday bash for seniors! You’ll lead this monthly party that includes an interactive game and spend time...

    06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 03:50 PMBurr Sports Club

    Burr Sports Club

    Burr (Jonathan) Elementary School

    Get moving with students in Kindergarten through eighth grade! You’ll join in the fun as students learn a sport or...

    03:50 PM - 05:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 04:50 PMMath + Science at Marillac

    Math + Science at Marillac

    Marillac Social Center

    Use interactive methods to explore math and science concepts with first- through fifth-graders. Under the guidance of...

    04:50 PM - 06:15 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:30 PMClothes Sorting at The Women's Treatment Center

    Clothes Sorting at The Women's Treatment Center

    The Women's Treatment Center

    Organize a clothing donation closet to help women recovering from addiction. Volunteers will sort and stock donated...

    05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:40 PMReading Adventures at Mercy Housing

    Reading Adventures at Mercy Housing

    Mercy Housing

    Explore the imaginative power of literacy with young learners! Under the guidance of an experienced volunteer leader,...

    05:40 PM - 06:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMDinner at La Casa Norte

    Dinner at La Casa Norte

    La Casa Norte

    Prepare a well-balanced meal for residents of our partner's Solid Ground Supportive Housing Program, Chicago’s first...

    05:45 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMHealthy Start at Oakley Square

    Healthy Start at Oakley Square

    The Community Builders - Oakley Square

    Introduce new healthy foods and flavors to children at a mixed-income supportive-housing community. During the program,...

    05:45 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMSenior Diners Club at Elizabeth Woods Apartments

    Senior Diners Club at Elizabeth Woods Apartments

    Elizabeth Woods Senior Apartments CHA

    Cook up some fun with a friendly group of seniors! Prepare and serve a hearty dinner to low-income residents and...

    06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 06:10 PMESL Coaching with Erie Neighborhood House

    ESL Coaching with Erie Neighborhood House

    Erie Neighborhood House

    Work with adult students to build their English skills through conversation. You’ll join a small group of students and...

    06:10 PM - 07:50 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMImperial Bingo

    Imperial Bingo

    The Imperial Nursing Home

    Build community among seniors who require skilled nursing care by joining them for socializing and rounds of the...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 07:00 PMGame Night at Wesley Place

    Game Night at Wesley Place

    Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services

    Share an evening of healthy competition, conversation, and community with seniors! You’ll play card, board, or table...

    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 09:00 AMThe Night Ministry

    The Night Ministry

    The Night Ministry

    Organize personal items that may benefit community members who are struggling with poverty and homelessness. You’ll...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMBreakthrough Ministries Fresh Market

    Breakthrough Ministries Fresh Market

    Breakthrough Urban Ministries

    Assist at this choice food pantry open to residents of a community in which grocery options are limited. Volunteers...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Mary Hartwell Catherwood Apartments

    Senior Breakfast Club at Mary Hartwell Catherwood Apartments

    Mary Hartwell Catherwood Senior Apts South

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to a group of low-income seniors and afterward join them in a spirited interactive...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Lorraine Hansberry Senior Apartment...

    Senior Breakfast Club at Lorraine Hansberry Senior Apartments

    Lorraine Hansberry Senior Apartments - CHA

    Cook up some fun with a friendly group of seniors! Help prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to low-income residents...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Maria Diaz Martinez Apts (formally ...

    Senior Breakfast Club at Maria Diaz Martinez Apts (formally Dickens and Burling)

    Maria Diaz Martinez Apartments - CHA & CDOA

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to a group of low-income seniors and afterward join them in a spirited interactive...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMLincoln Park Conservatory

    Lincoln Park Conservatory

    Lincoln Park Conservatory - Chicago Park District

    Help maintain a popular botanic attraction. Volunteers will assist where needed on the premises with tasks that include...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMKilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse

    Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse

    Kilbourn Park - Chicago Park District

    Lend a hand at one of the only teaching greenhouses in Chicago. You’ll pull weeds, transplant, and provide help...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMNature Area Restoration - Burnham Nature Sanctuary

    Nature Area Restoration - Burnham Nature Sanctuary

    Burnham Park - Chicago Park District

    Escape into a green oasis in the middle of the city. Volunteers assist the Burnham Stewardship group with a variety of...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:50 AMMad Scientists at Henderson

    Mad Scientists at Henderson

    Henderson (Charles R.) Elementary School

    Help fourth grade students explore science concepts through hands-on activities and lessons about the scientific...

    09:50 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:50 AMRead-with-Me at Henderson

    Read-with-Me at Henderson

    Henderson (Charles R.) Elementary School

    Share your love of reading with second graders. During this well-attended Saturday enrichment program, you’ll read...

    09:50 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:50 AMRead-with-Me at Brunson

    Read-with-Me at Brunson

    Brunson (Milton) Math & Science Specialty Elementary School

    Share your love of reading with students in Kindergarten through third grade. You’ll read a book with students, help...

    09:50 AM - 11:30 AM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:50 AMArt Smart at Brunson

    Art Smart at Brunson

    Brunson (Milton) Math & Science Specialty Elementary School

    Bring out students’ creative side! You’ll explore different arts and crafts with small groups of students in fourth...

    09:50 AM - 11:30 AM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:50 AMArt Around the World at Henderson

    Art Around the World at Henderson

    Henderson (Charles R.) Elementary School

    Explore geography through art with third grade students. You’ll work with students in small groups as they learn about...

    09:50 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMUptown Read-with-Me: Geography Edition

    Uptown Read-with-Me: Geography Edition

    Brennemann (Joseph) Elementary School

    Explore the world through reading and art with third- through fifth-graders. You’ll work with students in pairs or...

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMArt Around the World at Young

    Art Around the World at Young

    Young (Ella Flagg) Elementary School

    Join elementary students as they learn about countries around the world through books, crafts, and recipes. Each week...

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:3

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 08:00 AMRise and Shine at San Jose Obrero Mission

    Rise and Shine at San Jose Obrero Mission

    San Jose Obrero Mission

    Prepare and serve a hot breakfast for the women and children staying at the women’s shelter. While the facility’s...

    08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 02:30 PMPaint the Town Red

    Paint the Town Red

    H.O.M.E. - Pat Crowley House

    Share your time, attention, and creative exploration with seniors! Volunteers will join a small group of seniors as...

    02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 04:05 PMArt Around the World at the Boys & Girls Club

    Art Around the World at the Boys & Girls Club

    Boys & Girls Clubs - Pederson-McCormick

    Explore geography through art with students in an after-school program. You’ll work with a small group of children ages...

    04:05 PM - 05:40 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMBingo Fun at Britton Budd

    Bingo Fun at Britton Budd

    Britton/Budd Apartments - CHA & CDOA

    Build community by joining in a friendly (but competitive!) game of Bingo with low-income seniors. Volunteers will chat...

    06:15 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMLakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Share the joy and love your pet brings to you with seniors who are receiving skilled nursing care! You and your pet...

    06:15 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:9

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMLakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Bring the joy and love of an animal to seniors who are receiving skilled nursing care. You will partner with another...

    06:15 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMLakeview Seniors Bingo

    Lakeview Seniors Bingo

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Start the week by sharing fun interactions with seniors at one of Chicago Cares’ longest-running projects! Your...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:45 PMJob Coaching at ODS

    Job Coaching at ODS

    Open Door Shelter

    Help provide youth residing in interim housing with tools they need to secure employment. You’ll work with the...

    06:45 PM - 08:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • Leader Training  

    Leader Training

    Take your volunteering to the next level and become a leader for Chicago Cares. Volunteer leaders help in all of our...

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  • 03:15 PMHomework Help at Chicago House

    Homework Help at Chicago House

    Chicago House - Family Support Program

    Provide after-school homework help to students at a confidential residential-support program for families affected by...

    03:15 PM - 04:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:15 PMACT Prep with East Village Youth Programs

    ACT Prep with East Village Youth Programs

    East Village Youth Program

    Provide one-on-one tutoring for students as they prepare for the college-readiness exam. Volunteers and youth receive...

    05:15 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMLibrary Maintenance at Walt Disney Magnet School

    Library Maintenance at Walt Disney Magnet School

    Disney (Walt) Elementary Magnet School

    Support students and staff by sorting and re-shelving books in the quiet of a grade-school library. The school’s...

    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMGED Tutoring at Howard Area Community Center

    GED Tutoring at Howard Area Community Center

    Howard Area Community Center

    Help adult students prepare for the General Educational Development (GED) test. During this session, you’ll work...

    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:3

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMSenior Diners Club at TRC Senior Village

    Senior Diners Club at TRC Senior Village

    TRC Senior Village 1

    Enrich a senior’s life by preparing a meal and socializing! Volunteers will cook and serve dinner for up to 30...

    06:15 PM - 08:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:20 PMRead-with-Me Junior at HGS

    Read-with-Me Junior at HGS

    House of the Good Shepherd

    Encourage creativity and a love of reading in youth ages 4 to 6 living in interim housing. You’ll work with the...

    06:20 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMRead-with-Me at HGS

    Read-with-Me at HGS

    House of the Good Shepherd

    Encourage creativity and a love of reading in youth ages 6 to 13 living in interim housing. You’ll work with the...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:45 PMBingo Fun with Seniors at Ella Flagg Young Apartments

    Bingo Fun with Seniors at Ella Flagg Young Apartments

    Ella Flagg Young Apartments

    Enrich the lives of low-income seniors by interacting with them during multiple rounds of the popular game! You’ll help...

    06:45 PM - 08:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:6

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 06:15 AMRise and Shine at the Lincoln Park Community Shelter

    Rise and Shine at the Lincoln Park Community Shelter

    Lincoln Park Community Shelter

    Start your day by preparing a hot breakfast for residents who are working toward economic independence. You’ll join a...

    06:15 AM - 08:00 AM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 03:50 PMArts & Crafts at Burr

    Arts & Crafts at Burr

    Burr (Jonathan) Elementary School

    Help inspire creativity during an evening of crafts for students from Kindergarten through sixth grade. During this...

    03:50 PM - 05:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 04:50 PMRead-with-Me at Marillac

    Read-with-Me at Marillac

    Marillac Social Center

    Help instill a love of reading in first- through fifth-grade students. You’ll read stories with children one-on-one or...

    04:50 PM - 06:15 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:15 PMSunlight of the Spirit Food Pantry

    Sunlight of the Spirit Food Pantry

    Sunlight of the Spirit

    Be an extra pair of helping hands at a pantry that serves more than 200 community members in need of food assistance....

    05:15 PM - 08:15 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:40 PMReading Adventures at Mercy Housing

    Reading Adventures at Mercy Housing

    Mercy Housing

    Explore the imaginative power of literacy with young learners! Under the guidance of an experienced volunteer leader,...

    05:40 PM - 06:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:7

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMBingo Fun at Rebecca Johnson Apartments

    Bingo Fun at Rebecca Johnson Apartments

    Deborah's Place

    Converse and play multiple rounds of the popular game with women who have faced homelessness. Residents are eager for...

    05:45 PM - 07:15 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMHealthy Start at Oakley Square

    Healthy Start at Oakley Square

    The Community Builders - Oakley Square

    Introduce new healthy foods and flavors to children at a mixed-income supportive-housing community. During the program,...

    05:45 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMDeborah’s Place

    Deborah’s Place

    Deborah's Place

    Prepare and serve a hot dinner for women who have faced homelessness. Due to their individual situations, the women may...

    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 11:00 AMProduce Sorting at Lakeview Pantry West

    Produce Sorting at Lakeview Pantry West

    Lakeview Pantry West

    Help one of Chicago’s largest food pantries provide fresh food choices! You’ll sort, package, and store produce and...

    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMDeborah’s Place

    Deborah’s Place

    Deborah's Place

    Prepare and serve a hot dinner for women who have faced homelessness. Due to their individual situations, the women may...

    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMJust for Starters Imperial Bingo

    Just for Starters Imperial Bingo

    The Imperial Nursing Home

    Build community among seniors who require skilled nursing care by joining them for socializing and playing the popular...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 08:50 AMArt Around the World at Dewey

    Art Around the World at Dewey

    Dewey Elementary Academy of Fine Arts

    Support students as they explore geography through art! You’ll work with a small group of kindergarten to eighth...

    08:50 AM - 10:30 AM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMGarfield Park Conservatory

    Garfield Park Conservatory

    Garfield Park Conservatory

    Spend a Saturday working in the beautiful surroundings of this Chicago attraction. Volunteers will assist with...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Armour Square: South

    Senior Breakfast Club at Armour Square: South

    Armour Square Apartments South-CDOA

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to low-income seniors and then join them in a spirited interactive game. By...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Edith Spurlock Sampson Apartments A...

    Senior Breakfast Club at Edith Spurlock Sampson Apartments Annex

    Edith Spurlock Sampson Annex - CHA & CDOA

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to a group of low-income seniors and afterward join them in a spirited interactive...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:7

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Zelda Ormes

    Senior Breakfast Club at Zelda Ormes

    Zelda Ormes Apts

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to low-income seniors and then join them in a spirited interactive game. By...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMYouth in Service Leader Shadowing: Senior Breakfast Club at ...

    Youth in Service Leader Shadowing: Senior Breakfast Club at Ella Flagg Young

    Ella Flagg Young Apartments

    Experience what it’s like to lead a group of young volunteers by shadowing a Chicago Cares staff member at this...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:3

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:30 AMShopping On Lake

    Shopping On Lake

    West Side Grocery - Vital Bridges NFP Inc.

    Assist at a food pantry that serves low-income individuals affected by HIV and AIDS. After staff works with each guest...

    09:30 AM - 01:10 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMCrafts and Games on Lunt

    Crafts and Games on Lunt

    Lunt House - LEEDA Services

    Share meaningful interaction with a group of women living with physical and mental disabilities. Led by a trained...

    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMHands On Literacy at McCormick

    Hands On Literacy at McCormick

    McCormick Elementary School

    At Hands On Literacy, you'll help students build confidence in reading through interactive activities! Led by a...

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:3

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMAdventures in Art at McCormick

    Adventures in Art at McCormick

    McCormick Elementary School

    Encourage creativity and reinforce math skills in fifth-graders! Led by a trained volunteer leader, you’ll work with...

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMExplore Chicago at McCormick I

    Explore Chicago at McCormick I

    McCormick Elementary School

    Help third-graders discover Chicago’s rich history. Under the guidance of a volunteer leader, you’ll work with students...

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMYoung Scientists at McCormick

    Young Scientists at McCormick

    McCormick Elementary School

    Use fun, interactive methods to explore science concepts with fourth-graders. Under the guidance of a trained volunteer...

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:5

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMRead-with-Me at McCormick

    Read-with-Me at McCormick

    McCormick Elementary School

    Help instill a love of reading in first-graders! Led by a trained volunteer leader and working one-on-one or in small...

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMFresh Market Food Delivery

    Fresh Market Food Delivery

    Breakthrough Urban Ministries

    Pack bags of select food items from our partner's Fresh Market Pantry and help deliver them to low-income senior...

    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMLakeview Pantry West

    Lakeview Pantry West

    Lakeview Pantry West

    Help individuals and families battle hunger in a respectful environment by serving at one of Chicago’s largest food...

    10:00 AM - 01:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 12:20 PMSunday Fun at HGS

    Sunday Fun at HGS

    House of the Good Shepherd

    Engage in meaningful recreation with youth! Women who have moved on from this interim-housing facility often come back...

    12:20 PM - 03:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 02:30 PMCooking for Sunday Dinner in Rogers Park

    Cooking for Sunday Dinner in Rogers Park

    United Church of Rogers Park

    Continue a 30-plus-year tradition by taking part in the preparation of a Sunday “community feast.” Volunteers will help...

    02:30 PM - 04:15 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 02:30 PMLakeview Seniors Game Club

    Lakeview Seniors Game Club

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Play cards and a variety of board games with seniors who are receiving skilled nursing care. This is a very interactive...

    02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 03:30 PMCome H.O.M.E. to Pat Crowley House

    Come H.O.M.E. to Pat Crowley House

    H.O.M.E. - Pat Crowley House

    Cook a healthy meal with residents and enjoy conversation with fun seniors. You’ll get to know the “family” at this...

    03:30 PM - 06:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 05:45 PMCooking with Open Door Shelter

    Cooking with Open Door Shelter

    Open Door Shelter

    Teach simple cooking skills and affordable, healthy recipes to youth residing in interim housing. You’ll supervise and...

    05:45 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMLakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Bring the joy and love of an animal to seniors who are receiving skilled nursing care. You will partner with another...

    06:15 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMLakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Share the joy and love your pet brings to you with seniors who are receiving skilled nursing care! You and your pet...

    06:15 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:3

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMJust for Starters Lakeview Seniors Bingo

    Just for Starters Lakeview Seniors Bingo

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Start the week by sharing fun interactions with seniors at one of Chicago Cares’ longest-running projects! Your...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 03:15 PMHomework Help at Chicago House

    Homework Help at Chicago House

    Chicago House - Family Support Program

    Provide after-school homework help to students at a confidential residential-support program for families affected by...

    03:15 PM - 04:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:15 PMACT Prep with East Village Youth Programs

    ACT Prep with East Village Youth Programs

    East Village Youth Program

    Provide one-on-one tutoring for students as they prepare for the college-readiness exam. Volunteers and youth receive...

    05:15 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMGED Tutoring at Howard Area Community Center

    GED Tutoring at Howard Area Community Center

    Howard Area Community Center

    Help adult students prepare for the General Educational Development (GED) test. During this session, you’ll work...

    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:20 PMRead-with-Me Junior at HGS

    Read-with-Me Junior at HGS

    House of the Good Shepherd

    Encourage creativity and a love of reading in youth ages 4 to 6 living in interim housing. You’ll work with the...

    06:20 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMRead-with-Me at HGS

    Read-with-Me at HGS

    House of the Good Shepherd

    Encourage creativity and a love of reading in youth ages 6 to 13 living in interim housing. You’ll work with the...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMPet Therapy at Covenant Home (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Pet Therapy at Covenant Home (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services

    Share the joy and affection an animal can bring with residents of an assisted-living facility for seniors. Residents...

    06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMPet Therapy at Covenant Home (Pet Owners Only)

    Pet Therapy at Covenant Home (Pet Owners Only)

    Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services

    Share the joy and affection your pet brings to you with residents at an assisted-living facility for seniors. Residents...

    06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:3

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 06:15 AMRise and Shine at the Lincoln Park Community Shelter

    Rise and Shine at the Lincoln Park Community Shelter

    Lincoln Park Community Shelter

    Start your day by preparing a hot breakfast for residents who are working toward economic independence. You’ll join a...

    06:15 AM - 08:00 AM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 03:50 PMBurr Sports Club

    Burr Sports Club

    Burr (Jonathan) Elementary School

    Get moving with students in Kindergarten through eighth grade! You’ll join in the fun as students learn a sport or...

    03:50 PM - 05:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 04:50 PMMath + Science at Marillac

    Math + Science at Marillac

    Marillac Social Center

    Use interactive methods to explore math and science concepts with first- through fifth-graders. Under the guidance of...

    04:50 PM - 06:15 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:40 PMReading Adventures at Mercy Housing

    Reading Adventures at Mercy Housing

    Mercy Housing

    Explore the imaginative power of literacy with young learners! Under the guidance of an experienced volunteer leader,...

    05:40 PM - 06:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:3

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMDinner at La Casa Norte

    Dinner at La Casa Norte

    La Casa Norte

    Prepare a well-balanced meal for residents of our partner's Solid Ground Supportive Housing Program, Chicago’s first...

    05:45 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMHealthy Start at Oakley Square

    Healthy Start at Oakley Square

    The Community Builders - Oakley Square

    Introduce new healthy foods and flavors to children at a mixed-income supportive-housing community. During the program,...

    05:45 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMBingo Fun with Seniors at Caroline Hedger Apartments

    Bingo Fun with Seniors at Caroline Hedger Apartments

    Caroline Hedger Senior Apartments

    Enrich the lives of low-income seniors by interacting with them during multiple rounds of the popular game! The project...

    06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:6

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 05:45 PMMock Interviews at San Jose Obrero Mission, Men's Center

    Mock Interviews at San Jose Obrero Mission, Men's Center

    San Jose Obrero Mission

    Support the residents of the men’s shelter as they learn job-readiness basics. Volunteers will supplement the...

    05:45 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:10 PMESL Coaching with Erie Neighborhood House

    ESL Coaching with Erie Neighborhood House

    Erie Neighborhood House

    Work with adult students to build their English skills through conversation. You’ll join a small group of students and...

    06:10 PM - 07:50 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMImperial Bingo

    Imperial Bingo

    The Imperial Nursing Home

    Build community among seniors who require skilled nursing care by joining them for socializing and rounds of the...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 07:00 AMRise and Shine at Men's Center

    Rise and Shine at Men's Center

    Breakthrough Urban Ministries

    Help cook and serve a hearty, pre-planned breakfast for men living in interim housing. While volunteers will clean as...

    07:00 AM - 09:00 AM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 08:45 AMLiving Room Cafe

    Living Room Cafe

    Living Room Cafe

    Help individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless start the day off right with community...

    08:45 AM - 11:00 AM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Armour Square: North

    Senior Breakfast Club at Armour Square: North

    Armour Square Apartments North - CDOA

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to low-income seniors and then join them in a spirited interactive game. By...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:5

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Lincoln Perry Apartments

    Senior Breakfast Club at Lincoln Perry Apartments

    Lincoln Perry Apartments - CHA

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to a lively group of low-income seniors and then join them in a spirited...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Castleman Apartments

    Senior Breakfast Club at Castleman Apartments

    Castleman Apartments - CHA & CDOA

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to a group of low-income seniors and afterward join them in a spirited interactive...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMLincoln Park Conservatory

    Lincoln Park Conservatory

    Lincoln Park Conservatory - Chicago Park District

    Help maintain a popular botanic attraction. Volunteers will assist where needed on the premises with tasks that include...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:30 AMShopping On Lake

    Shopping On Lake

    West Side Grocery - Vital Bridges NFP Inc.

    Assist at a food pantry that serves low-income individuals affected by HIV and AIDS. After staff works with each guest...

    09:30 AM - 01:10 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:50 AMMad Scientists at Henderson

    Mad Scientists at Henderson

    Henderson (Charles R.) Elementary School

    Help fourth grade students explore science concepts through hands-on activities and lessons about the scientific...

    09:50 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:8

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:50 AMRead-with-Me at Henderson

    Read-with-Me at Henderson

    Henderson (Charles R.) Elementary School

    Share your love of reading with second graders. During this well-attended Saturday enrichment program, you’ll read...

    09:50 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:50 AMRead-with-Me at Brunson

    Read-with-Me at Brunson

    Brunson (Milton) Math & Science Specialty Elementary School

    Share your love of reading with students in Kindergarten through third grade. You’ll read a book with students, help...

    09:50 AM - 11:30 AM

    Spots Remaining:5

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:50 AMArt Smart at Brunson

    Art Smart at Brunson

    Brunson (Milton) Math & Science Specialty Elementary School

    Bring out students’ creative side! You’ll explore different arts and crafts with small groups of students in fourth...

    09:50 AM - 11:30 AM

    Spots Remaining:5

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:50 AMArt Around the World at Henderson

    Art Around the World at Henderson

    Henderson (Charles R.) Elementary School

    Explore geography through art with third grade students. You’ll work with students in small groups as they learn about...

    09:50 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMUptown Read-with-Me: Geography Edition

    Uptown Read-with-Me: Geography Edition

    Brennemann (Joseph) Elementary School

    Explore the world through reading and art with third- through fifth-graders. You’ll work with students in pairs or...

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMArt Around the World at Young

    Art Around the World at Young

    Young (Ella Flagg) Elementary School

    Join elementary students as they learn about countries around the world through books, crafts, and recipes. Each week...

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:6

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMUptown Read-with-Me

    Uptown Read-with-Me

    Brennemann (Joseph) Elementary School

    Share your love of reading with Kindergarten through third-grade students. You’ll read books with the young learners...

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 07:00 AMRise and Shine at Women's Center

    Rise and Shine at Women's Center

    Breakthrough Urban Ministries

    Help cook and serve a hearty, pre-planned breakfast for women living in interim housing. Volunteers will clean as they...

    07:00 AM - 09:00 AM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMNorth Park Nature Center

    North Park Nature Center

    North Park Village Nature Center

    Assist the knowledgeable staff at this haven of 46 acres of woodland, wetland, prairie, and savannah in the city....

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 02:30 PMPaint the Town Red

    Paint the Town Red

    H.O.M.E. - Pat Crowley House

    Share your time, attention, and creative exploration with seniors! Volunteers will join a small group of seniors as...

    02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 04:00 PMInspiration Cafe

    Inspiration Cafe

    Inspiration Cafe

    Serve up a respectful dining experience for guests who are homeless or at risk of becoming of homeless. After helping...

    04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 04:05 PMArt Around the World at the Boys & Girls Club

    Art Around the World at the Boys & Girls Club

    Boys & Girls Clubs - Pederson-McCormick

    Explore geography through art with students in an after-school program. You’ll work with a small group of children ages...

    04:05 PM - 05:40 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMBingo Fun at Britton Budd

    Bingo Fun at Britton Budd

    Britton/Budd Apartments - CHA & CDOA

    Build community by joining in a friendly (but competitive!) game of Bingo with low-income seniors. Volunteers will chat...

    06:15 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMLakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Share the joy and love your pet brings to you with seniors who are receiving skilled nursing care! You and your pet...

    06:15 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:7

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMLakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Bring the joy and love of an animal to seniors who are receiving skilled nursing care. You will partner with another...

    06:15 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMLakeview Seniors Bingo

    Lakeview Seniors Bingo

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Start the week by sharing fun interactions with seniors at one of Chicago Cares’ longest-running projects! Your...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:45 PMJob Coaching at ODS

    Job Coaching at ODS

    Open Door Shelter

    Help provide youth residing in interim housing with tools they need to secure employment. You’ll work with the...

    06:45 PM - 08:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 03:15 PMHomework Help at Chicago House

    Homework Help at Chicago House

    Chicago House - Family Support Program

    Provide after-school homework help to students at a confidential residential-support program for families affected by...

    03:15 PM - 04:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:15 PMACT Prep with East Village Youth Programs

    ACT Prep with East Village Youth Programs

    East Village Youth Program

    Provide one-on-one tutoring for students as they prepare for the college-readiness exam. Volunteers and youth receive...

    05:15 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMLibrary Maintenance at Walt Disney Magnet School

    Library Maintenance at Walt Disney Magnet School

    Disney (Walt) Elementary Magnet School

    Support students and staff by sorting and re-shelving books in the quiet of a grade-school library. The school’s...

    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMArts and Eats with Seniors at Lorraine Hansberry Apartments

    Arts and Eats with Seniors at Lorraine Hansberry Apartments

    Lorraine Hansberry Senior Apartments - CHA

    Share time, attention, and creative talents with low-income seniors! Volunteers will help prepare a snack for lively...

    06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:8

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMGED Tutoring at Howard Area Community Center

    GED Tutoring at Howard Area Community Center

    Howard Area Community Center

    Help adult students prepare for the General Educational Development (GED) test. During this session, you’ll work...

    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMSenior Diners Club at TRC Senior Village

    Senior Diners Club at TRC Senior Village

    TRC Senior Village 1

    Enrich a senior’s life by preparing a meal and socializing! Volunteers will cook and serve dinner for up to 30...

    06:15 PM - 08:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:20 PMRead-with-Me Junior at HGS

    Read-with-Me Junior at HGS

    House of the Good Shepherd

    Encourage creativity and a love of reading in youth ages 4 to 6 living in interim housing. You’ll work with the...

    06:20 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMRead-with-Me at HGS

    Read-with-Me at HGS

    House of the Good Shepherd

    Encourage creativity and a love of reading in youth ages 6 to 13 living in interim housing. You’ll work with the...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 03:50 PMArts & Crafts at Burr

    Arts & Crafts at Burr

    Burr (Jonathan) Elementary School

    Help inspire creativity during an evening of crafts for students from Kindergarten through sixth grade. During this...

    03:50 PM - 05:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 04:50 PMRead-with-Me at Marillac

    Read-with-Me at Marillac

    Marillac Social Center

    Help instill a love of reading in first- through fifth-grade students. You’ll read stories with children one-on-one or...

    04:50 PM - 06:15 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:15 PMSunlight of the Spirit Food Pantry

    Sunlight of the Spirit Food Pantry

    Sunlight of the Spirit

    Be an extra pair of helping hands at a pantry that serves more than 200 community members in need of food assistance....

    05:15 PM - 08:15 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:40 PMReading Adventures at Mercy Housing

    Reading Adventures at Mercy Housing

    Mercy Housing

    Explore the imaginative power of literacy with young learners! Under the guidance of an experienced volunteer leader,...

    05:40 PM - 06:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:7

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMHealthy Start at Oakley Square

    Healthy Start at Oakley Square

    The Community Builders - Oakley Square

    Introduce new healthy foods and flavors to children at a mixed-income supportive-housing community. During the program,...

    05:45 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:8

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMGame Night at the Pomeroy

    Game Night at the Pomeroy

    The Pomeroy

    Play cards and a variety of board games with low-income seniors. This is a very interactive program in which volunteers...

    06:15 PM - 08:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 11:00 AMProduce Sorting at Lakeview Pantry West

    Produce Sorting at Lakeview Pantry West

    Lakeview Pantry West

    Help one of Chicago’s largest food pantries provide fresh food choices! You’ll sort, package, and store produce and...

    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMDeborah’s Place

    Deborah’s Place

    Deborah's Place

    Prepare and serve a hot dinner for women who have faced homelessness. Due to their individual situations, the women may...

    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMSenior Diners Club at Lidia Pucinska Apartments

    Senior Diners Club at Lidia Pucinska Apartments

    Lidia Pucinska Apartments - Greenview (formerly Eckhart Park Apartments & Annex - CHA & CDOA)

    Cook up some fun with a lively group of seniors! Prepare and serve a healthy dinner to low-income residents and...

    06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMImperial Bingo

    Imperial Bingo

    The Imperial Nursing Home

    Build community among seniors who require skilled nursing care by joining them for socializing and rounds of the...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:6

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 08:50 AMArt Around the World at Dewey

    Art Around the World at Dewey

    Dewey Elementary Academy of Fine Arts

    Support students as they explore geography through art! You’ll work with a small group of kindergarten to eighth...

    08:50 AM - 10:30 AM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Margaret Day Blake Apartments

    Senior Breakfast Club at Margaret Day Blake Apartments

    Margaret Day Blake Apts

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to a group of low-income seniors and afterward join them in a spirited interactive...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Flannery Apartments

    Senior Breakfast Club at Flannery Apartments

    Flannery Apartments -CHA & CDOA

    Cook up some fun with a lively group of seniors! Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to low-income residents and...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Diversey Square Apts

    Senior Breakfast Club at Diversey Square Apts

    Diversey Square Apartments

    Serve up a hearty breakfast for senior residents and then join them in a fun interactive game. Through this program...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:30 AMShopping On Lake

    Shopping On Lake

    West Side Grocery - Vital Bridges NFP Inc.

    Assist at a food pantry that serves low-income individuals affected by HIV and AIDS. After staff works with each guest...

    09:30 AM - 01:10 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:30 AMHyde Park/Kenwood Food Pantry

    Hyde Park/Kenwood Food Pantry

    Hyde Park/Kenwood Pantry

    Make an impact on hunger by serving at this pantry, which distributes emergency supplies and a choice of groceries to...

    09:30 AM - 01:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMExplore Chicago at McCormick II

    Explore Chicago at McCormick II

    McCormick Elementary School

    Help third-graders discover Chicago’s rich history. Under the guidance of a volunteer leader, you’ll work with students...

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMRead-with-Me at McCormick

    Read-with-Me at McCormick

    McCormick Elementary School

    Help instill a love of reading in first-graders! Led by a trained volunteer leader and working one-on-one or in small...

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMYoung Scientists at McCormick

    Young Scientists at McCormick

    McCormick Elementary School

    Use fun, interactive methods to explore science concepts with fourth-graders. Under the guidance of a trained volunteer...

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMAdventures in Art at McCormick

    Adventures in Art at McCormick

    McCormick Elementary School

    Encourage creativity and reinforce math skills in fifth-graders! Led by a trained volunteer leader, you’ll work with...

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:3

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMHands On Literacy at McCormick

    Hands On Literacy at McCormick

    McCormick Elementary School

    At Hands On Literacy, you'll help students build confidence in reading through interactive activities! Led by a...

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:5

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMExplore Chicago at McCormick I

    Explore Chicago at McCormick I

    McCormick Elementary School

    Help third-graders discover Chicago’s rich history. Under the guidance of a volunteer leader, you’ll work with students...

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 11:00 AMSenior Lunch Club at Lake Parc

    Senior Lunch Club at Lake Parc

    Lake Parc Place Apts / The Habitat Company

    Enrich a senior’s life simply by socializing and helping to prepare a meal! Volunteers will cook and serve lunch for up...

    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:5

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 11:30 AMArts and Eats with Seniors at Lincoln Perry

    Arts and Eats with Seniors at Lincoln Perry

    Lincoln Perry Apartments - CHA

    Share time, attention, and creative talents with low-income seniors! Volunteers will help prepare a snack for lively...

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 11:30 AMLunch with Chicago Women's Project - South

    Lunch with Chicago Women's Project - South

    Chicago Women's AIDS Project

    Prepare a warm and nutritious meal for attendees of a support-group meeting. You’ll cook lunch for the women (and...

    11:30 AM - 01:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 06:15 PMLakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Non Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Bring the joy and love of an animal to seniors who are receiving skilled nursing care. You will partner with another...

    06:15 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMLakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Seniors Pet Therapy (Pet Owners Only)

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Share the joy and love your pet brings to you with seniors who are receiving skilled nursing care! You and your pet...

    06:15 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:9

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMLakeview Seniors Bingo

    Lakeview Seniors Bingo

    Lakeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre

    Start the week by sharing fun interactions with seniors at one of Chicago Cares’ longest-running projects! Your...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 03:15 PMHomework Help at Chicago House

    Homework Help at Chicago House

    Chicago House - Family Support Program

    Provide after-school homework help to students at a confidential residential-support program for families affected by...

    03:15 PM - 04:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:5

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:15 PMACT Prep with East Village Youth Programs

    ACT Prep with East Village Youth Programs

    East Village Youth Program

    Provide one-on-one tutoring for students as they prepare for the college-readiness exam. Volunteers and youth receive...

    05:15 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:5

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMReal Talk

    Real Talk

    St. Leonard's Ministries

    Join in a current-events discussion with residents of a facility that provides interim housing and services for...

    05:45 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:20 PMRead-with-Me Junior at HGS

    Read-with-Me Junior at HGS

    House of the Good Shepherd

    Encourage creativity and a love of reading in youth ages 4 to 6 living in interim housing. You’ll work with the...

    06:20 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMRead-with-Me at HGS

    Read-with-Me at HGS

    House of the Good Shepherd

    Encourage creativity and a love of reading in youth ages 6 to 13 living in interim housing. You’ll work with the...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 03:50 PMBurr Sports Club

    Burr Sports Club

    Burr (Jonathan) Elementary School

    Get moving with students in Kindergarten through eighth grade! You’ll join in the fun as students learn a sport or...

    03:50 PM - 05:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:8

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 04:50 PMMath + Science at Marillac

    Math + Science at Marillac

    Marillac Social Center

    Use interactive methods to explore math and science concepts with first- through fifth-graders. Under the guidance of...

    04:50 PM - 06:15 PM

    Spots Remaining:6

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:30 PMClothes Sorting at The Women's Treatment Center

    Clothes Sorting at The Women's Treatment Center

    The Women's Treatment Center

    Organize a clothing donation closet to help women recovering from addiction. Volunteers will sort and stock donated...

    05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:40 PMReading Adventures at Mercy Housing

    Reading Adventures at Mercy Housing

    Mercy Housing

    Explore the imaginative power of literacy with young learners! Under the guidance of an experienced volunteer leader,...

    05:40 PM - 06:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:7

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMDinner at La Casa Norte

    Dinner at La Casa Norte

    La Casa Norte

    Prepare a well-balanced meal for residents of our partner's Solid Ground Supportive Housing Program, Chicago’s first...

    05:45 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:3

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMHealthy Start at Oakley Square

    Healthy Start at Oakley Square

    The Community Builders - Oakley Square

    Introduce new healthy foods and flavors to children at a mixed-income supportive-housing community. During the program,...

    05:45 PM - 07:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:8

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMSenior Diners Club at Elizabeth Woods Apartments

    Senior Diners Club at Elizabeth Woods Apartments

    Elizabeth Woods Senior Apartments CHA

    Cook up some fun with a friendly group of seniors! Prepare and serve a hearty dinner to low-income residents and...

    06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:3

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 04:00 PMCity Mosaics with Green Star Movement

    City Mosaics with Green Star Movement

    Green Star Movement

    Make a positive and visible mark on Chicago by taking part in a public art project. Led by staff and a trained...

    04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:9

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:30 PMJust for Starters Imperial Bingo

    Just for Starters Imperial Bingo

    The Imperial Nursing Home

    Build community among seniors who require skilled nursing care by joining them for socializing and playing the popular...

    06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 07:00 PMGame Night at Wesley Place

    Game Night at Wesley Place

    Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services

    Share an evening of healthy competition, conversation, and community with seniors! You’ll play card, board, or table...

    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:5

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 09:00 AMThe Night Ministry

    The Night Ministry

    The Night Ministry

    Organize personal items that may benefit community members who are struggling with poverty and homelessness. You’ll...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMBreakthrough Ministries Fresh Market

    Breakthrough Ministries Fresh Market

    Breakthrough Urban Ministries

    Assist at this choice food pantry open to residents of a community in which grocery options are limited. Volunteers...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Lorraine Hansberry Senior Apartment...

    Senior Breakfast Club at Lorraine Hansberry Senior Apartments

    Lorraine Hansberry Senior Apartments - CHA

    Cook up some fun with a friendly group of seniors! Help prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to low-income residents...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:6

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Edith Spurlock Sampson Apartments M...

    Senior Breakfast Club at Edith Spurlock Sampson Apartments Main

    Edith Spurlock Sampson -CHA & CDOA

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to a group of low-income seniors and afterward join them in a spirited interactive...

    09:00 AM - 12:01 PM

    Spots Remaining:8

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMLincoln Park Conservatory

    Lincoln Park Conservatory

    Lincoln Park Conservatory - Chicago Park District

    Help maintain a popular botanic attraction. Volunteers will assist where needed on the premises with tasks that include...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMNature Area Restoration - Burnham Nature Sanctuary

    Nature Area Restoration - Burnham Nature Sanctuary

    Burnham Park - Chicago Park District

    Escape into a green oasis in the middle of the city. Volunteers assist the Burnham Stewardship group with a variety of...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Maria Diaz Martinez Apts (formally ...

    Senior Breakfast Club at Maria Diaz Martinez Apts (formally Dickens and Burling)

    Maria Diaz Martinez Apartments - CHA & CDOA

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to a group of low-income seniors and afterward join them in a spirited interactive...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:6

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMKilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse

    Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse

    Kilbourn Park - Chicago Park District

    Lend a hand at one of the only teaching greenhouses in Chicago. You’ll pull weeds, transplant, and provide help...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:8

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Mary Hartwell Catherwood Apartments

    Senior Breakfast Club at Mary Hartwell Catherwood Apartments

    Mary Hartwell Catherwood Senior Apts South

    Prepare and serve a hearty breakfast to a group of low-income seniors and afterward join them in a spirited interactive...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:6

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 09:30 AMFulton Flower and Vegetable Garden

    Fulton Flower and Vegetable Garden

    Fulton Street Flower and Vegetable Garden

    Put your green thumb to good use as you work with other volunteers at this community-focused neighborhood garden and...

    09:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:6

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMLakeview Pantry West

    Lakeview Pantry West

    Lakeview Pantry West

    Help individuals and families battle hunger in a respectful environment by serving at one of Chicago’s largest food...

    10:00 AM - 01:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMNew Life for Old Bags

    New Life for Old Bags

    New Life for Old Bags

    Repurpose plastic grocery bags into a helpful item for the homeless. Volunteers will sort bags and fold them to create...

    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:30 AMHilliard Reading Connection

    Hilliard Reading Connection

    Hilliard Apartments - CHA

    Encourage a young reader during this Saturday program! You’ll partner with a child (ages 6 to 12) to complete an online...

    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:7

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:45 AMLunch at Breakthrough Ministries

    Lunch at Breakthrough Ministries

    Breakthrough Urban Ministries

    Cook and serve lunch to women living in interim housing and join residents for the meal after everyone is served. This...

    10:45 AM - 01:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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