Good Causes


Event Volunteers Needed:

 

April 2015

  • The Truffula Shuffula 5K on Sat., April 25 at 9 a.m. in downtown Lombard.  Proceeds benefit The Golden Apple Foundation.  (marlas5k.com)
  • DuPage Human Race on Sat., April 25 at 9 a.m. in Downers Grove.  Over 60 non-profits will benefit from the proceeds of this event.  Volunteers can register here.
  • Charlie's Gift Autism Center will hold the 7th Annual Walk the Walk for Autism on Sun., April 27 at the Community House in Hinsdale.  Click here to register or volunteer.

May 2015

June 2015

August 2015

  • Bike to the Lake with pim-africa on Mon., Aug. 8 and help fund the construction of a S.T.E.M. Center at the Kamwenge School in Uganda. Ride from Glen Ellyn to Lake Geneva, WI.  Call 312-551-0900 for details.  

 

Ongoing Service Opportunities:

  • Ray Graham Association is looking for a few do-it-yourselfers to help assemble grills, exercise bikes and furniture to be used in the many group homes throughout the County.  If interested, please email Linda Gurgone, or call her at 630-620-2222..
  • DuPage Pads is committed to ending homelessness in our community. Their Interim Housing Program needs your help.
  • Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Wheaton provides transitional housing programs and supportive services to U.S. Veterans of any era to help them out of homelessness and back to useful, productive lives. They are currently looking for assistance with serving meals, painting and landscaping the shelter.

 

COD Cares About What You Care About

Which charity calls you an "Action Hero"? Email CODCares@cod.edu to tell us about your favorite national or local District 502 organization and why it is special to you!  We can include it on this page or add it to our growing list of monthly group service activities.

 

Contact Information


Ami Chambers, Community Relations Coordinator, (630) 942-3823