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.

Jun 21

Basket Brigade of Suburban Chicago

Where: Streamwood Il
Ends: November 19, 2017

Sep 24

17th Annual Chicago Lupus Walk & Fun Run

Where: Lincoln Park, (Stockton and LaSalle Drives), Chicago, IL
Ends: September 24, 2017

Sep 27

ChangeMakers Fundraising Event

Where: Venue SIX10 610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Ends: September 27, 2017

Sep 28

Free Kidney Screening & Diabetes Screening

Where: Rizal Community Center 1332 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL 60613
Ends: September 28, 2017

Sep 30

Compass To Care’s 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk

Where: Hodges Park Park Ridge, IL
Ends: September 30, 2017

Sep 30

2nd Annual Chicago Brain Aneurysm Awareness Walk

Where: Fullersburg Woods 3609 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL
Ends: September 30, 2017

Oct 1

Wisdom’s Amazing Race For A Cause

Where: City Wide
Ends: October 1, 2017

Oct 2

Chicago Lights Tutoring Volunteering

Where: Fourth Presbyterian Church 126 E. Chestnut St., Chicago, IL 60611
Ends: October 5, 2017

Oct 7

Prairie State College 60th Anniversary Tailgate Party

Where: 202 S. Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Ends: October 7, 2017

Oct 7

Giant Steps 11th Annual 5K Walk for Autism

Where: Rich Harvest Farms, 7S771 Dugan Road, Sugar Grove, IL 60554
Ends: October 7, 2017

Oct 12

Girls 4 Science Hosts Annual Fall Fundraiser

Where: Merchandise Mart 222 W. Merchandise Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654
Ends: October 12, 2017

Oct 13

Toys For Tots 2017 Kick Off Dinner

Where: Manzo’s Ristorante & Banquets 1571 Elmhurst Road, Des Plaines, IL
Ends: October 13, 2017

Oct 18

National Career Fair

Where: The Congress Plaza Hotel 520 South Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Ends: October 18, 2017

Oct 18

Volley For The Cure Volleyball Match

Where: Round Lake High School 800 Panther Blvd, Round Lake, IL 60073
Ends: October 18, 2017

Oct 21

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Chicago 5k Walk

Where: Soldier Field, Chicago, IL
Ends: October 21, 2017

Oct 21

Ignite the Fight Gala

Where: The Westin Chicago River North 320 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654
Ends: October 21, 2017

Oct 21

Silver Paws Gala

Where: Chicago Marriott Northwest 4800 Hoffman Boulevard, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Ends: October 21, 2017

Oct 21

Pacin’ for Pitties 5k Run/Walk

Where: Boomers Stadium 1999 S Springinsguth Rd, Schaumburg, IL, 60193
Ends: October 21, 2017

Oct 22

Time for Hope to Benefit Pancreatic Cancer Research

Where: Crystal Grand Banquets 12416 Archer Avenue Lemont, IL 60439
Ends: October 22, 2017

Nov 4

Pink Hat Run

Where: South Loop S. Prairie Avenue and 18th Street
Ends: November 4, 2017

Nov 4

The Heroes and Hope Gala

Where: Cinespace Chicago Filmstudio Ballroom 2602 West 16th Street, Chicago, IL
Ends: November 4, 2017

Nov 5

Party With A Purpose

Where: Competitor's Edge Gym 103 N. 11th Avenue Suite 5B, St. Charles, IL
Ends: November 5, 2017

Nov 5

Wild About Wildlife

Where: Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Drive, St. Charles, IL 60175
Ends: November 5, 2017

Nov 18

Gateway for Cancer Research “Gateway to OZ”

Where: McCormick Place 2301 South King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616
Ends: November 18, 2017