Make A Difference

The Make A Difference page is dedicated to helping people in the Chicagoland area find great organizations, events and volunteers committed to civic engagement. Our goal is simple – to help everyone find a great place to volunteer and rely on the generosity of people like you to help transform people’s passion into action. Take a few minutes, look around and know that donating a little time can mean a lot! If you have an opportunity or event you would like to see posted, submit it here.

Nov 26

Matching Donors Kidney and Organ Transplants

Where: Various MatchingDonors Facilities
Ends: November 26, 2018

Jun 29

Sing to Save the Pups

Where: Morton Grove, IL
Ends: September 14, 2018

Jul 1

Bogs in Art

Where: Volo Bog Stae Natural Area
Ends: July 29, 2018

Jul 24

Touch A Truck

Where: Lake County Fairgrounds
Ends: July 24, 2018

Jul 26

11th Annual Golf Tournament & Liberty Mutual Invitational

Where: Seven Bridges Golf Club 1 Mulligan Dr, Woodridge, IL 60517
Ends: July 26, 2018

Jul 28

America’s Cardboard Cup

Where: Crystal Lake, IL
Ends: July 28, 2018

Aug 4

Red Knights 5th Annual Ride for the Kids

Where: Heritage Harley Davidson 2595 Ogden Ave. Lisle, IL 60532
Ends: August 4, 2018

Aug 10

Chicago Hot Dog Fest

Where: Lincoln Park 1701 N. Stockton Drive, Chicago, IL 60614
Ends: August 12, 2018

Aug 10

2018 Fall Women Build Kick-off Breakfast

Where: Living Christ Lutheran Church 1402 Arlington Dr., Hanover Park, IL 60133
Ends: August 10, 2018

Aug 11

No Water – No Hockey Inaugural Charity Hockey Game

Where: The Edge Ice Arena 735 E. Jefferson St., Bensenville, IL 60106
Ends: August 11, 2018

Aug 11

Bubble Fun Run

Where: Hodges Park, Park Ridge, IL
Ends: August 11, 2018

Aug 12


Where: Soldier Field
Ends: August 12, 2018

Aug 17

13th Annual Staben House and Eddie Washington Center Gold Outing

Where: Foss Park District Golf Course 3124 Argonne Drive, North Chicago, IL 60064
Ends: August 17, 2018

Aug 18

Dance for Life

Where: Auditorium Theatre
Ends: August 18, 2018

Aug 27

Debbie Medlin Memorial Golf Outing

Where: Silver Lake Country Club 14700 S 82nd Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462
Ends: August 27, 2018

Sep 22

Moraine Hills Run for the Hills 5k, 10k, & Half-Marathon

Where: Moraine Hills State Park 1510 S River Rd, McHenry, IL 60051
Ends: September 22, 2018

Sep 22

Adult Superhero 5K Run/Walk

Where: Waukegan Sports Park 3391 W Beach Rd, Waukegan, IL
Ends: September 22, 2018

Sep 29

Dine Dance Celebrate

Where: InterContinental Chicago | 505 North Michigan Avenue
Ends: September 29, 2018

Sep 29

14th Annual Think Mint Sprint

Where: Rockford Program Center 7194 Vandiver Rd. Cherry Valley, IL
Ends: September 29, 2018

Sep 30

25th Annual Barkapalooza Dog Walkathon And Expo

Where: West Suburban Humane Society
Ends: September 30, 2018

Oct 1


Where: Busse Woods Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Ends: October 1, 2018