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 13

Square Roots Craft Brew & Music Festival

Where: Lincoln Square - on Lincoln Avenue between Montrose and Wilson 4400 - 4560 N Lincoln Avenue
Ends: July 15, 2018

Jul 15

Naperville Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

Where: Naperville Pavilion, Naperville 912 Honorary Sindt Memorial Ct, Naperville, IL 60540
Ends: July 15, 2018

Jul 15

Join THE MIX Road Crew at the Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

Where: Naperville Pavilion, 500 Jackson Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
Ends: July 15, 2018

Jul 19

The Helping Hands Network 2nd Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament

Where: Twin Orchard Country Club 22353 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove, IL 60047
Ends: July 19, 2018

Jul 19

51st annual Sacred Heart Church Germanfest

Where: Sacred Heart Church Parking Lot
Ends: July 22, 2018

Jul 19

PAWS Chicago Beach Party

Where: Castaways North Avenue Beach Boathouse, 1603 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611
Ends: July 19, 2018

Jul 22

College Safety N.O.W. Fair

Where: Bolingbrook Community Center-201 Canterbury Lane, Bolingbrook
Ends: July 22, 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 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 17

13th Annual Staben House and Eddie Washington Center Gold Outing

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

Aug 25

Horner Hustle

Where: Park Ridge, IL
Ends: August 25, 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 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
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

Oct 22

Fall Benefit Luncheon

Where: 720 South Michigan Ave
Ends: October 22, 2018