Giving Tuesday 2022: 30 Ways to Give Back or Donate Around Chicago

“Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference.” And as the season of giving comes around again, keep the momentum going this year by investing in Giving Tuesday — “a global giving movement” based on “radical generosity.” Annually celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving — this year Nov. 29 […]

Assistance League of Diablo Valley President Suzi Geldin Shares the Importance of Giving Back – and How You Can Get Involved

A winner of Marin Magazine’s 2021 Make It Better Foundation’s Philanthropy Awards — Bay Area, the Assistance League of Diablo Valley is an all-volunteer organization established in 1967 as an outpost of the national Assistance League, made up of 120 chapters across the country. Make It Better Media Group founder and Chief Visionary Officer Susan B. […]

How to Help: Haiti Earthquake Victims and Afghans in Need

There’s a lot going on in the world right now. A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti Saturday, leaving nearly 1,400 people dead and at least 6,900 injured. The quake also destroyed tens of thousands of homes, blocked roads, and damaged infrastructure.  In Afghanistan, the Taliban have taken control, causing thousands of people to flee. Those […]

Get Involved and Give Back this Spring: Give Time, Things, Support to These 12 Chicago Nonprofits

This spring, consider the countless organizations that have worked vigorously to support our community during the pandemic. Whether you can give your time by volunteering, things by donating unwanted or unused items, or support through monetary contributions — give back to these Chicago-area nonprofits and show your appreciation for their commitment to our city and […]

Helping Chicago Kids Stay Warm: Give to Cradles to Crayons and Your Donation Will Be Matched

Before the pandemic, approximately 225,000 Chicagoland kids experienced poverty, and this number has since drastically increased.  Due to Covid-19, many Chicago families have been financially burdened by clothing insecurity and lacked access to essential resources. Our team at Cradles to Crayons Chicago—which provides children from birth to age 12 the essentials they need to navigate the world […]

Helping Chicago Kids Stay Warm: Give to Cradles to Crayons and Your Donation Will Be Matched

Before the pandemic, approximately 225,000 Chicagoland kids experienced poverty, and this number has since drastically increased.  Due to Covid-19, many Chicago families have been financially burdened by clothing insecurity and lacked access to essential resources. Our team at Cradles to Crayons Chicago—which provides children from birth to age 12 the essentials they need to navigate the world […]

Helping Chicago Kids Stay Warm: Give to Cradles to Crayons and Your Donation Will Be Matched

Before the pandemic, approximately 225,000 Chicagoland kids experienced poverty, and this number has since drastically increased.  Due to Covid-19, many Chicago families have been financially burdened by clothing insecurity and lacked access to essential resources. Our team at Cradles to Crayons Chicago—which provides children from birth to age 12 the essentials they need to navigate the world […]