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  • 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: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 (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)

  • 06:30 PMStitch and Serve at Misericordia

    Stitch and Serve at Misericordia

    Misericordia

    Lend a hand during an evening of sewing and crafts with residents living with developmental or physical disabilities...

    06:30 PM - 08:45 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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  • 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)

  • 06:00 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:7

    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:1

    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 - 08:00 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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  • 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)

  • 05:45 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)

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  • 10:00 AMTurkey for Me, Turkey for You at Mary Hartwell Catherwood Ap...

    Turkey for Me, Turkey for You at Mary Hartwell Catherwood Apts

    Mary Hartwell Catherwood Senior Apts South

    Socialize and share a holiday meal with seniors! During this annual celebration, volunteers will cook and serve...

    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 10:00 AMTurkey for Me, Turkey for You at Lorraine Hansberry Senior A...

    Turkey for Me, Turkey for You at Lorraine Hansberry Senior Apartments

    Lorraine Hansberry Senior Apartments - CHA

    Socialize and share tasty seasonal favorites with low-income seniors! During this annual celebration, volunteers will...

    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:00 PMThanksgiving at Deborah's Place

    Thanksgiving at Deborah's Place

    Deborah's Place

    Share the spirit of the season and build community among women who have faced homelessness by serving them a holiday...

    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

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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:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 04:20 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...

    04:20 PM - 05:40 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: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: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)

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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)

  • 06:00 PMBingo Fun at Alvarez Apartments

    Bingo Fun at Alvarez Apartments

    Reverend Daniel Alvarez Apartments

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

    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 06:15 PMAdult Computer Skills at Grace House

    Adult Computer Skills at Grace House

    St. Leonard's Ministries

    Teach basic computer and job skills to residents of a facility that provides interim housing and services for recently...

    06:15 PM - 08:00 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:1

    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:3

    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:7

    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:3

    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: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:3

    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: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:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 05:45 PMDinner at the Wells Street Cafe

    Dinner at the Wells Street Cafe

    Breaking Bread Ministries/LaSalle Street Church

    Help provide food, fellowship, and support to hungry individuals. You’ll prepare a hot meal and serve it café-style for...

    05:45 PM - 09:00 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:7

    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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  • 06:30 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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  • 08:50 AMCooking Adventures in Pilsen

    Cooking Adventures in Pilsen

    Pilsen Elementary Community Academy

    Explore healthier versions of traditional meals with students and parents. You’ll help participants cook a healthy...

    08:50 AM - 11:00 AM

    Spots Remaining:0

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 08:50 AMRecess in Pilsen

    Recess in Pilsen

    Pilsen Elementary Community Academy

    Have fun with fifth- through eighth-graders as they try out a variety of sports and games. Led by a volunteer leader,...

    08:50 AM - 11:00 AM

    Spots Remaining:1

    Managed By: Chicago Cares Inc (HOC)

  • 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:6

    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 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 AMYouth in Service Leader Shadowing: Senior Breakfast Club at ...

    Youth in Service Leader Shadowing: Senior Breakfast Club at Edwin Berry Manor

    Edwin C. Berry Manor

    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)

  • 09:00 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 AMBeaubien Woods Work Day

    Beaubien Woods Work Day

    Calumet Environmental Education Program

    Get your hands dirty working in unique, open prairieland that is home to a variety of plant and bird species....

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:4

    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 AMJust for Starters with Greater Chicago Food Depository

    Just for Starters with Greater Chicago Food Depository

    Greater Chicago Food Depository

    Join other volunteers to help inspect, sort, and repack various food items for a nonprofit food distribution center...

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Spots Remaining:0

    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:6

    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:5

    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:5

    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)

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