Q101 cares and we are reaching our to our listeners in an effort to shed more light on community involvement. If you are involved with or know about a community event or charity, please let us know and fill out the submission form below. Must be a community based effort. Please include link to a website or social media post for verification. Submissions will be reviewed and posted if approved. Thank you for being part of the Q101 CARES Community.
Charity / Community Event
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We have a limited number of volunteer spots available during the morning shift (9:00am – 11:45am) or the the afternoon shift (1:00pm – 3:45pm) on Wednesday, April 19th.
Sign up here if you’re interested in volunteering with us, and which shift you prefer. Due to limited space, we will contact you Monday, April 10th to confirm your spot.
All volunteers are required to be vaccinated, including youth volunteers. You will be asked to verbally attest your vaccination status before each volunteer opportunity. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, anyone who has been exposed to COVID-19, or has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and is not yet cleared as non-contagious is not permitted in the building at this time.
In response to food insecurity in Lake and northern Cook counties, Meals on Wheels Northeastern Illinois fosters health and independence by delivering fresh, flavorful, and nutritious meals to homebound seniors, disabled individuals, and others unable to shop and/or cook for themselves.
Last year alone, Meals on Wheels NE Illinois delivered more than 80,000 meals with the help of more than 500 volunteers. Be apart of this amazing cause and volunteer here!
4/15/23 – Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Campus Walk
The Out of the Darkness Campus Walks are the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) signature student fundraising series, designed to engage youth and young adults in the fight to prevent suicide, a leading cause of death.
This event is open to all community members. Create your own team, fundraise for the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, or sponsor this event!
Founded in 1894, Chicago Commons (“Commons”) provides high-quality early childhood education, comprehensive family support services, and senior care including home care and adult day services.
With this year’s theme of “Thriving Across Generations,” this event will feature the multigenerational work of our Family Hub which provides adult education and support services to the parents/caregivers of children enrolled in our early education centers. This approach is designed with the understanding that when families succeed, children succeed.
This event will be held Friday, April 21st at 11am. Located @ Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker Drive.