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  • 5:45 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...

    5:45 PM - 7:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 6:15 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...

    6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 6:15 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...

    6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 6:30 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...

    6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 10:00 AMCity 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...

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 1:00 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...

    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:8

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 5:45 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...

    5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 6:00 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...

    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 6:20 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 or 6-12 living in interim housing. You’ll work with...

    6:20 PM - 7:40 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 6:30 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 3-6 or 6 to 13 living in interim housing. You’ll work with...

    6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 4:45 PMMarillac Center Field Trip: Pump It Up

    Marillac Center Field Trip: Pump It Up

    Marillac Social Center

    Students at Marillac are celebrating the end of a great school year with a field trip to Pump It Up, an indoor arena...

    4:45 PM - 8:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 5:30 PMAfter School Adventures at Mercy Housing

    After School Adventures at Mercy Housing

    Mercy Housing

    Under the guidance of an experienced volunteer leader, you’ll work with children in small groups on activities that...

    5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 5:30 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...

    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 5:45 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...

    5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 5:45 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,...

    5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 6:30 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...

    6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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  • 9:00 AMSenior Breakfast Club at Elizabeth Woods Senior Apartments

    Senior Breakfast Club at Elizabeth Woods Senior Apartments

    Elizabeth Woods Senior Apartments CHA

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

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 9:00 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...

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 9:00 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...

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 9:00 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...

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 9:00 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...

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 9:00 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...

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 9:00 AMDrake Gardens

    Drake Gardens

    Drake Gardens

    Take part in tending a peaceful community garden. Volunteers will perform a variety of garden tasks including planting,...

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 9:30 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...

    9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 9:30 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...

    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMLakeview Pantry Oakdale

    Lakeview Pantry Oakdale

    Lakeview Pantry Oakdale

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

    10:00 AM - 1:30 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 - 1:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:2

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMMural Lot Beautification

    Mural Lot Beautification

    Alderman 5th Ward

    Take part in beautifying a city lot displaying a mural representing the Greater Grand Crossing community. This mural...

    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:14

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AM*AUXILIARY BOARD ONLY* New Life for Old Bags

    *AUXILIARY BOARD ONLY* New Life for Old Bags

    New Life for Old Bags

    Auxiliary Board Members volunteer to repurpose plastic grocery bags into ‘plarn’ (plastic yarn), which is woven...

    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:17

    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 - 1:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 11:00 AMSocial Hour on Campbell

    Social Hour on Campbell

    Campbell House - LEEDA Services

    Join in games, arts and crafts, and other activities with a group of men living with physical and mental disabilities....

    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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