Cradles to Crayons strives to aid disadvantaged children by collecting and distributing donations of clothes, supplies, and toys for Chicago youth.
The Big Shoulders Foundation supports inner-city schools through scholarships, operational improvements, academic programs, and leadership development
Heartland Alliance aims to end poverty by working in housing, healthcare, jobs, and justice, offering individuals the range of support they need to change their lives and keep them stable.
The local Salvation Army division does a ton of good for the Chicago community, providing housing services along with helping the homeless.
La Casa Norte's serves youth and families confronting homelessness. They provide access to stable housing and deliver comprehensive services to those families.
The Lincoln Park Conservancy is in partnership in the Chicago Park District and the first park conservancy in the City of Chicago. Their mission is to restore and improve Lincoln Park.