Archive for March 2016

Upcoming Nonprofit Events In Chicago

Upcoming Nonprofit Events In Chicago
For many nonprofit and other social change organizations, March means the kickoff to many great nonprofit events in Chicago. Here’s a short list highlighting some key events that you might want to consider, as well as some opportunities to get involved.  Netsquared Chicago  is kicking off Digital Storytelling Month holding a two-part session on digital... Read more »

Inside the Chicago Charity Challenge: Latham & Watkins LLP

Inside the Chicago Charity Challenge: Latham & Watkins LLP
(Special thanks to Robin Hulshizer of Latham & Watkins for her time and insight) One great thing about Chicago is a thriving community focused on corporate philanthropy. Amongst more community- and technology-based efforts, Chicago corporate philanthropy takes a unique approach, moving businesses beyond just monetary donations into building strong community partnerships. Chicago Charity Challenge focuses... Read more »

How Pace Paratransit Ruined My Birthday

How Pace Paratransit Ruined My Birthday
Last Sunday was supposed to be a pleasant birthday – I was going to meet Mom at a nice venue in Oak Lawn, we would enjoy a nice lunch, and I would celebrate growing one year older in a relaxing atmosphere. Mom’s had health issues over the last few years, making getting around very difficult for... Read more »
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Choosing Boys & Girls Club of Chicago's Youth of the Year 2016

Choosing Boys & Girls Club of Chicago's Youth of the Year 2016
When a colleague invited me to the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago’s 2016 Youth of the Year celebration, I had expectations of just another nonprofit event. Nothing wrong with that – I enjoy checking out Chicago nonprofits – and I knew people who had worked with (and for) Boys and Girls Club, so all... Read more »