A Refuge for Saving the Wildlife

We are a not-for-profit parrot rescue, rehabilitation, education, & adoption, no-kill shelter facility.  First and foremost, we work together with other parrot groups to eliminate the need for rescues.

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Historic Wagner Farm

Our goal is to teach people how food gets from the farm to the table. We tend our crops, raise livestock, provide educational experiences and sell our wares at our Farmer’s Market.

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Go Green Wilmette

Our mission is to raise environmental awareness, inspire people to take action, and create a more sustainable community.

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Go Green Winnetka

Go Green Winnetka works to raise awareness regarding sustainability and inspire schools, governmental units, organizations, businesses, and individuals to take action targeting climate change, waste, and sustainable raw materials. They need volunteers –especially in the Spring — to help with public advocacy programs, cleanups and environmental fairs. Find out how you can help here.

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Northwestern University Settlement Association

Northwestern Settlement’s comprehensive approach to community building provides immediate assistance for short term emergencies, education opportunities, and access to a wide network of additional programs.

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Habitat for Humanity Lake County

Habitat for Humanity Lake County (HFHLC) is a Christian housing ministry which welcomes all people dedicated to building decent, affordable housing for families in need, while empowering families to help themselves.

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BackYard Nature Center

Our mission is to promote, facilitate, and strengthen the bond between the nature environments in New Trier Township and the children and adults who wish to enrich their lives with direct experiences in nature.

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Glencoe Community Garden

The Glencoe Community Garden is a non-profit, sustainable, organic-practicing, food-producing 5,000 sq. ft. mini-farm and garden. 100% of our garden is built and harvested by volunteers, and we donate 100% of our harvest to local food kitchens, pantries and other charitable organizations.

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Chicago Botanic Garden

The mission of the Chicago Botanic Garden is to promote the enjoyment, understanding and conservation of plants and the natural world.

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Friends of the Green Bay Trail

We create and maintain healthy habitat along the Green Bay Trail by removing invasive species and planting natives.

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