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Shop for Commons

When: May 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Southport Corridor

Spring is here (sort of), so time to refresh your wardrobe at Shop for Commons! Spend the evening strolling down the Southport Corridor and shop at participating stores including Click Shoes, Stella Blue,  Baby Dolls Boutique,  Dog-a-Holics, Custom Eyes and more. A portion of their proceeds will be donated back to Chicago Commons. Following the event,…… Read more »

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Chicago Commons Emerging Leaders Council Meeting

When: May 7, 2014 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Where: Peoples Gas (located in the Aon Building), 200 E. Randolph St.

We have officially kicked-off our new Emerging Leaders Council and will host the first meeting Wednesday, May 7 from 8:30-10 a.m. at Peoples Gas (address above). We will appoint committees and discuss the upcoming year. Breakfast and refreshments will be provided. This active group of young professionals will commit their skills, energy and networks toward impactful…… Read more »


Chicago Commons School Supply Drive

When: April 16, 2014 @ 8:00 am – August 15, 2014 @ 9:00 am
Where: Chicago Commons, 515 E. 50th Street

 The school supply drive will benefit children from our early childhood development program, which serves more than 1,300 children. We will collect items including books, back packs and art/school supplies through the spring and summer and distribute to families at the end of August, just in time for school.   How to support the school supply drive:…… Read more »


Donor Tour: Guadalupano Family Center

When: June 5, 2014 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Where: Guadalupano Family Center, 1814 South Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60620, USA

The tour, led by members of the Child Development staff, will include a complimentary light breakfast and observation of classroom activities.  Our Child Development tours provide an opportunity to see the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education in action and to enjoy engaging dialogue with teachers and administrators.  You will learn why educators from around…… Read more »


Bud Blossom Golf Outing

When: June 23, 2014 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Shoreacres, 1601 Shore Acres Road, Lake Bluff, IL 60044, USA

The Bud Blossom Golf Outing serves as one of our largest fundraisers bringing golfers from Chicago and across the U.S. together to support the mission of Chicago Commons. We hope you can join us for this fun afternoon to support Chicago Commons’ programming for children, youth, adults and seniors in Back of the Yards, Pilsen,…… Read more »


Pour Out Your Heart for Commons

When: November 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Galleria Marchetti, 825 West Erie Street, Chicago, IL 60642, USA