Opportunity Details

Families, Low-income Communities
Community Engagement

Age Minimum (with Adult): 3+, Minimum Age:18+

Referral: Upcycling Colors Workshop

Bring a group (up to 100 people) to our location or host an event at your company (unlimited number of participants) … and help us RESCUE leftover (used/new) ART, CRAFT & SCHOOL SUPPLIES … TRANSFORM them into LIKE-NEW TREASURES and BRING them to UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES in Chicago and around the world.

Team Building activities with an impact in the environment and education.

Upcycling supplies that otherwise would have ended up in landfills will support art/project-based learning programs. You will enable to spark creativity to many children around the world who have never seen a crayon before, paint or even play board games. Join Upcycling Colors movement!

Volunteer Activity Type
From testing writing utensils, to cutting out stickers, to sorting crayons, to transforming used coloring and activity boos, to putting together treasure boxes, and more!

Great For

  • Groups (volunteers who come in a group)
When & Where

Ongoing – Monday to Sunday – Morning, Afternoon, Evening

1730 N Clark Street Chicago IL 60614

Contact Mariela  for more information or to serve at mariela@upcyclingcolors.org or by calling 312.887.1619

***This is a Referral Opportunity through Chicago Cares. Chicago Cares does not manage the volunteer experience for these projects and volunteers are subject to each partner organization's volunteer protocol. Chicago Cares is not liable for injuries, loss, or damage at referral projects. No Chicago Cares staff will follow up with you about the logistics for this program, however a staff person from the managing organization will be responsible for doing so.***

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Volunteers needed through 10/31/2020

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