Events

Find Your Cause – October 10

At this networking event, we introduce hundreds of young professionals to 50 community-based organizations in search of volunteers and associate board members, matching their skills and passions with worthy causes.

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Corporate Volunteer Programs – All year

Companies effectively meet community needs via our custom volunteer projects all year long. We plan volunteer days from start to finish, including logistics, transportation and meals. More than 80% of our corporate partners return.

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State of Volunteerism Address – April

We host a discussion about the challenges the city faces, and how service can help solve them. This event is held over breakfast and geared toward corporate, government and philanthropy leaders.

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Empower to Employ – April

Companies engage employees in this skills-based volunteering event, where they work face-to-face with people encountering barriers to employment on job-readiness skills like resume writing and interview preparation.

Serve-a-thon – June

Serve-a-thon is Chicago’s largest day of volunteering. On June 24, 5,000 volunteers will make an impact at upwards of 30 locations across Chicago: breathing new life into public spaces, cooking and serving meals, and more.

September to Remember – September

Join us for a night of food, drinks, networking, and fun to support Chicago Cares' mission at our 3rd Annual September to Remember event. Mingle with Chicago Cares staff and volunteers, and network with a diverse group of friends and supporters.