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Top 5 ways to warm up for Serve-a-thon

Only 1 week left until Serve-a-thon! On June 27, thousands of volunteers will get together and roll up their sleeves in every corner of Chicago, transforming the city. If you’ve registered, we know you’ll want to be in tip top shape, so here are some tips on how to warm up for the big day!…

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Join the Serve-a-thon $100 Fundraising Challenge

We’re just one month away from the 22nd annual Serve-a-thon on June 27! We’re super excited about the event already and hope you are too. If you haven’t signed up to volunteer, register now. Amazing volunteers like you make Serve-a-thon the awesome, city-transforming day it is. Once you sign up, you can also join the…

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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…

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#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,…

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#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…

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#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…