Featured Projects

Staff Picks

Once a month, Chicago Cares staff members choose their favorite projects to share with our volunteers. We'll tell you what we think makes these projects so special and then you can sign up and see for yourself!

Of course, with more than 250 ongoing volunteer projects on our calendar each month, there are always plenty of ways for you to make a difference in Chicago!

September Staff Picks

Rosie recommends Bingo Fun with Seniors at Caroline Hedger Apartments
"If you enjoy fun, fast paced, programs then this is the one for you!  I love coming here and chatting with seniors who are from every walk of life.  Everyone is so warm and welcoming and everyone leaves with a smile on their face!"

Hot Projects are programs happening soon that still need additional volunteers. Programs listed in Hot Projects face cancellation without last-minute support from volunteers like you. When you Become a Member of the Chicago Cares community, we'll share a weekly email each Monday, informing you about upcoming events, Hot Projects, and how you can help us build a stronger Chicago!