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Assistance League Chicagoland West

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Assistance League Chicagoland West members believe that a small gesture can influence a life, and that need exists even in the midst of privilege. From winter coats to kitchen essentials, literacy programs to COD scholarships, our work is driven by the passion of our members. We are committed to improving the communities in Chicago’s western suburbs through hands-on involvement. Our innovative education and outreach programs benefit struggling children, families, and adults. Each year, Assistance League of Chicagoland West's 100 members volunteer 8,000+ hours and touch the lives of more than 3,000 people.

We always need more members to grow our organization so check us out at alcw.org or email membership@alcw,org. Volunteering opportunities, without membership, are also available.

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About Assistance League Chicagoland West

Location:

120 E Ogden Ave, Suite 100, Hinsdale, IL 60521, US

Mission Statement

Assistance League Chicagoland West volunteers transforming the lives of children and adults through community programs.

Description

Assistance League Chicagoland West is part of a national organization with chapters throughout the United States. For more than 20 years, our all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit has taken responsibility for identifying community needs, structuring programs to fill those needs, raising the funds necessary, then delivering the solutions. Our current programs are:

Operation School Bell (r) - Provides new winter coats, hats & gloves to low-income eligible elementary students and school- appropriate clothing for middle school students. More than 2,000 students from 35 schools are served annually.

New Start - Provides all new, essential kitchen packages to those leaving transitional shelters for independent living. More than 150 kitchens are distributed annually.

Early Reading - Gifts new picture books and lends literacy backpacks to disadvantaged pre-school, kindergarten, and early reading students. More than 800 young children are served annually.

Scholars Support - Awards $2,000 scholarships to College of DuPage students actively seeking a degree. Up to six scholarships are awarded annually.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

120 E Ogden Ave, Suite 100Hinsdale, IL 60521

(41.81558,-87.92667)
 

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Bookkeeping
  • Program Management
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • As little or as much as your schedule allows

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