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Sarah's Circle

  • 49 people are interested
Winter Walk
Fellow walkers from last year's Winter Walk: A Mile in Her Shoes event!

The needs of homeless women in Chicago are significant and increasing and will only increase more due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic.

To develop organizational capacity to not only meet the growing need for services, but to work towards ending homelessness as well, Sarah’s Circle has an Associates Board (AB). The Associates Board of Sarah’s Circle brings in a younger demographic of donors, and creates strong ties with young professionals looking to make a meaningful impact in the community. By providing leadership opportunities through volunteerism and fundraising events, members of the Associates Board will be connected to the mission of Sarah’s Circle and promote overall support.

Membership Expectations:

Time Commitment:

  • Attend Quarterly Meetings
  • Promote annual fundraising events
  • Participate in 2 (or more) direct service volunteer activities annually (currently on hold due to volunteering restrictions in place because of the COVID 19 pandemic)
  • Create Winter Walk Team and be a Team Captain or participate on the AB Winter Walk Team
  • Attend and actively participate at AB events
  • Be willing to share personal and professional networks for purposes of sponsorship and AB recruitment

Financial Commitment:

  • Give/Get of $150 to Sarah's Circle


  • Create an actively engaged network of young professionals to support the mission of Sarah’s Circle
  • Increase awareness of women experiencing homelessness in Chicago
  • Provide opportunities for AB members to gain valuable experience for professional board participation.
  • Host fund/friend raising events that will capture interest of younger demographic
  • Increase Social Media presence (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/LinkedIn)
  • Steward long term relationship with donors with engagement early in their careers.

For additional information regarding our AB, please contact Dakota Chisholm, dchisholm@sarahs-circle.org

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About Sarah's Circle


4838 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60640, US

Mission Statement

Sarah’s Circle provides a full continuum of services for women, including housing, life necessities, and supportive services, to help them permanently end their homelessness.


Sarah's Circle offers a 5-tier approach to improving the quality of life for the women; life-sustaining physical services, case management, housing assistance, clinical services and and image-building activities.

Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Project Management
  • Fundraising
  • Networking
  • Community Outreach
  • Professional Development
  • Relationship Building




  • Must be at least 21

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