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

Sep 12

Second Sense Workshop

Where: 65 E Wacker Place in Chicago
Ends: October 3, 2018

Sep 22

Lambs Farm: Mary Poppins Jr.

Where: Gorton Community Center
Ends: September 23, 2018

Sep 23

2018 AIDS Run & Walk

Where: Soldier Field
Ends: September 23, 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 29

CWC 5K Run/Walk

Where: Evergreen Park 3450 W 97th Street
Ends: September 29, 2018

Sep 29

14th Annual Thin Mint Sprint

Where: Cherry Valley, IL 7194 Vandiver Rd
Ends: September 29, 2018

Sep 30

25th Annual Barkapalooza Dog Walkathon And Expo

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

Sep 30

Morton Arboretum 15th Annual Fall Color 5k

Where: Morton Arborteum 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532
Ends: September 30, 2018

Oct 1


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

Oct 1

Breakfast, Bingo & Ben!

Where: Lincoln Perry Apartments 3245 S Prairie
Ends: October 1, 2018

Oct 5

Woody’s Warriors

Where: Bourbon Street 3359 W 115th St
Ends: October 5, 2018

Oct 25

Halo Awards

Where: Merchandise Mart 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #470, Chicago, IL 60654
Ends: October 25, 2018

Oct 27

1st Annual Halloween Theme Party

Where: Bobak's Signature Events in Woodridge
Ends: October 27, 2018

Oct 28

Lincoln Park Spooktacular

Where: Lincoln Park 2577 N Clark
Ends: October 28, 2018

Nov 3

Collier House Spaghetti Dinner

Where: McHenry Moose Lodge 3535 N Richmond Rd, Johnsburg, IL
Ends: November 3, 2018

Nov 17

Fight For Fonte

Where: Bourbon Street
Ends: November 17, 2018