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  • 08:50 AMArt Around the World at Dewey

    Art Around the World at Dewey

    Dewey School of Excellence

    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:1

    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 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)

  • 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 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:1

    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:2

    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:0

    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: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: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:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:15 AMGroceryland South

    Groceryland South

    Groceryland South - Vital Bridges NFP Inc.

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

    10:15 AM - 02:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:5

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 11:00 AMSenior Lunch Club at Lake Parc Place

    Senior Lunch Club at Lake Parc Place

    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:0

    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: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)

  • 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)

  • 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: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)

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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:2

    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 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)

  • 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: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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  • 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: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)

  • 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 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 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:4

    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 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 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: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:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 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 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)

  • 09:30 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: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)

  • 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:1

    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:0

    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:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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