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.

Feb 15

Winter activities in the Lake County Forest Preserves

Where: Lake County Forest Preserves
Ends: March 10, 2019

Feb 15

The Enchanted Railroad

Where: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532
Ends: February 24, 2019

Feb 16

Soap Box Derby

Where: Tinley Park Plaza
Ends: March 17, 2019

Feb 17

Crohn’s & Colitis Events

Where: Chicagoland Area
Ends: February 17, 2020

Feb 23

14th Annual Gala and Rebel for the Cause!

Where: The Palmer House Hilton
Ends: February 23, 2019

Feb 23

Join Reese & THE MIX Road Crew at CHICAGO Dance Marathon

Where: Chicago Marriott, 540 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Ends: February 23, 2019

Feb 24

O’Shea’s Get Behind the Vest Pancake Breakfast

Where: Beverly-Morgan Park Neighborhood
Ends: February 24, 2019

Feb 28

Blue & White Party 2019

Where: The Godfrey Hotel 127 W Huron St
Ends: February 28, 2019

Feb 28

Casino Night PSA

Where: Gibson's Steakhouse in Chicago, IL 1028 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611
Ends: February 28, 2019

Mar 2

26th Anniversary Bear Tie Ball “Candy Land”

Where: 725 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608
Ends: March 2, 2019

Mar 2

The Beach Ball

Where: Providence Catholic High School 1800 W Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox, IL 60451
Ends: March 2, 2019

Mar 3

Craft Beer Tasting Event

Where: Alter Brewing Company
Ends: March 3, 2019

Mar 7

Chicago’s Social Impact Leaders Award Luncheon

Where: Maggiano’s Ballroom, 111 W. Grand Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Ends: March 7, 2019

Mar 8

Animal Magnetism

Where: Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60642
Ends: March 8, 2019

Mar 9

NotChiverish: Beer, Booze & Boats

Where: Navy Pier-Spirit of Chicago
Ends: March 9, 2019

Mar 16

St Paddy’s Day/VNC Honor Flight

Where: Moretti's 1175 W. Lake Street, Bartlett, IL 60103
Ends: March 16, 2019

Apr 1

Lemons of Love

Where: Trim Tex 3700 W Pratt Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Ends: April 30, 2019

Apr 3

Learning to Live with Vision Loss

Where: Second Sense 65 E Wacker Place
Ends: April 3, 2019

Apr 14

The Morton Arboretum Champion of Trees 10K

Where: Morton Arboretum 4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL 60532
Ends: April 14, 2019

Jun 2

14th Annual Chicago VisionWalk

Where: Busse Woods Grove #28 Elk Grove Village, IL
Ends: June 2, 2019

Jun 3

Childhood Leukemia Warriors 3rd Annual Golf Outing

Where: Kemper Lakes 24000 N. Old McHenry Rd, Kildeer, IL 60047
Ends: June 3, 2019