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#ImImpact: Meet Dan Alberti

As we gear up for our biggest volunteering day of the year, Serve-a-thon, this June 27, we’re sharing stories from Chicago Cares volunteers, staff and supporters about what I’m Impact means to them. Want to join the fun? Tweet or Instagram a story, photo or quote with #ImImpact to enter for a chance to win…

Rosie Drumgoole

#ImImpact: Meet Rosie Drumgoole

This is our city, our future, and improving it starts with us. As we gear up for Serve-a-thon, we’re sharing stories about what this concept – I’m Impact – means to them, in 3 short questions. Today, meet Rosie Drumgoole, Chicago Cares manager of ongoing programs, about how her family’s legacy of service inspired her,…

Jackie Zamora

#ImImpact: Meet Jackie Zamora

What are you doing to make Chicago better? We want to invite you to brag a little as we get warmed up for our biggest volunteering day of the year, Serve-a-thon, this June 27. Tweet or Instagram a story, photo or quote with #ImImpact to enter for a chance to win an awesome prize, like…

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#ImImpact: Meet Kevin Strowder

Volunteering is more than just a feel-good pastime. It can connect us to new people, causes and our own potential, all the while making in an impact in people’s lives and building a stronger city. As we gear up for our biggest volunteering day of the year, Serve-a-thon, we’re ’re excited to share stories from…

Liz Allen

#ImImpact: Meet Liz Allen

This is our city, our future. Impact starts with us, and it starts with action. As we gear up for Serve-a-thon, we’re excited to share stories from Chicago Cares volunteers, staff and supporters about what this concept – I’m Impact – means to them, in 3 short questions. Today, we’re hearing from  Liz Allen, our…

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Chicago Youth Service Day: City’s next generation of leaders to perform service projects & rally for nonviolence

We’re excited to partner with Chicago Public Schools and the Jefferson Awards for Public Service to host the 6th annual Chicago Youth Service Day this Saturday, April 25. Students from across the city will gather to to perform innovative service projects, recognize achievements, & rally for nonviolence in Chicago. In the morning, students take part…

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It’s Our Birthday!

Today is Chicago Cares’ 24th birthday. As we reflect on where we’ve come from and look forward to what’s ahead, we wanted to take a moment to thank you: our volunteers, partners and supporters. Since our founding in 1991, 500,000 volunteers have engaged with us. They’ve ignited a movement. They’ve changed Chicago for good. And…

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Volunteers Honor Dr. King’s Legacy through Service

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said “Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.” Volunteers across Chicago have celebrated Dr. King’s legacy this January with Chicago Cares – working to transform and uplift the city. Some of the highlights so far include: Celebration of Service: In partnership with Target, 1,000 volunteers got up early…