Rooted in Community, Growing in Service

“As a Volunteer Leader for the Youth In Service area, I feel like I get the best of both worlds. I get a lot of personal satisfaction leading a group of young people in service-oriented projects while meeting the needs of underserved populations like seniors who reside in assisted living facilities. For several years I’ve…

Education Programs Beyond the Classroom

Chicago Cares Education Programs serve students at public schools throughout the city. Additionally, our Business Shares and Annual Events teams plan projects that provide Chicago Public Schools with facilities beautification and interactive activities for participating sites. Chicago Cares programs and events impact tens of thousands of CPS students every year. What many may not be aware of, are the 15 partnering non-profit agencies who host Chicago Cares education…

Kudos to Our Youth in Service Team!

Our Youth in Service team has been toiling away this summer, working hard to create  and manage meaningful projects for students participating in the Summer of Service and Leadership. One of the seniors they served told us, “I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed it. I especially appreciate all the kids that showed up…