The Volunteer Center of NE Metropolitan Illinois

The Mission of The Volunteer Center is to promote volunteerism, support nonprofit organizations, and engage people in meaningful volunteer service in the communities we serve.

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Madonna Mission

Madonna Mission opens the doors of welcome through education. We are a not-for-profit organization providing education and resettlement support programs for refugee individuals and their families.

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Evanston School Childrens Clothing Association

No child should miss a day of school for need of warm, sturdy clothing. Each year ESCCA provides a full wardrobe of clothing and shoes and coats to 700+ school children in need.

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Refugee One

RefugeeOne creates opportunities for refugees fleeing war, terror and persecution to build new lives of safety, dignity, and self-reliance.

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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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Open Communities

Open Communities (formerly Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs) is a leading voice for housing, economic and social justice in north suburban Chicago, working to promote inclusive and diverse communities that are welcoming to all.

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Christ Church Rummage Sale

The annual Christ Church Rummage Sale is one of the largest and oldest Rummage Sales in the country, attracting over 4,000 shoppers annually from Chicagoland, surrounding states, and as far away as Canada. The sale is run each year by 400+ volunteers of all ages, some of whom have been working the sale for over 40 years. Proceeds from the sale are donated to over 70 Chicago area charities.

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Rotary Club of Winnetka Northfield

The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

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Travelers Aid Chicago

Travelers Aid Chicago provides crisis intervention, information, and social services to vulnerable and at-risk travelers and visitors at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Travelers Aid is a program of Heartland Human Care Services.

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City of Evanston

The City of Evanston has created, along with important community partners, Volunteer Evanston, a program with the aim of connecting volunteers to organizations and opportunities within Evanston.

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