Community Health Charities of Illinois

  • ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
    Provides free personalized one-to-one support and information to people affected by breast cancer through specially trained mentor program and breast cancer helpline.
    (800) 977-4121
  • AIDS Research Foundation (amfAR)
    Supports research on HIVAIDS treatments vaccines and cures.
    (800) 392-6327
  • AIDS United
    AIDS United has the singular mission of ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic the United States.
    (202) 408-4848
  • Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, Inc.
    Attack the cancer, not the patient! Funding research for safe, effective therapies that eliminate devastating side effects; patients are cancer free because of those treatments.
    (203) 358-5055
  • ALS Association
    Funds ALS (Lou Gehrigs Disease) research and patient services.
    (202) 407-8580
  • Alzheimers Association Greater Illinois Chapter
    Provides education research awareness & support for Alzheimers patients and families.
    (847) 933-2413
  • American Diabetes Association, Illinois
    Leading voluntary health organization concerned with diabetes and its complications.
    (312) 346-1805
  • American Kidney Fund
    Provides direct financial assistance for kidney patients supported by educational programs clinical research and community service projects.
    (800) 638-8299
  • American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes Division
    Education, support groups, research and advocacy for those affected by liver disease.
    (800) 465-4837
  • American Lung Association of Illinois,Upper Midwest Region, Chicago
    The American Lung Association's mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
    (312) 781-1100
  • American Lung Association of Illinois,Upper Midwest Region, Springfield
    The American Lung Association's mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
    (217) 787-5864
  • American Parkinson Disease Association
    Dedicated to funding Parkinson's research, providing comprehensive medical information, extensive public/professional education and support services.
    (800) 223-2732
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation
    Illinois' only freestanding hospital exclusively for kids. Ranked #1 in almost every major pediatric specialty, we provide superior healthcare in a compassionate family-centered environment.
    (312) 227-7133
  • Arc of Illinois
    The Arc of Illinois provides advocacy, training and information for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families with services available 24 hours.
    (815) 464-1832
  • Arthritis Foundation,Illinois, Heartland Region, Chicago
    Take control of your arthritis. We can help.
    (800) 735-0096
  • Autism Speaks, Illinois
    Dedicated to funding research and raising awareness about autism.
    (312) 832-1990
  • Be The Match Foundation
    We help patients who require a marrow transplant find a doctor and receive the treatment they need.
    (612) 884-8700
  • Black Women's Health Imperative
    The Black Women's Health Imperative is the only national organization dedicated to improving the physical, emotional and financial health of America's Black Women and girls.
    (202) 548-4000
  • Bleeding Disorders Alliance, Illinois
    Provides support services, emergency assistance and summer camp.
    (312) 427-1495
  • Camps for Kids with Health Challenges
    Provide a recreational camp experience that improves the quality of life for children managing long term health conditions.
    (800) 654-0845
  • Cancer Research Institute
    Funds research in immunology and cancer immunology at institutions worldwide.
    (800) 992-2623
  • CaringBridge
    Provides free personal websites to connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends.
    (651) 452-7940
  • Cerebral Palsy Foundation
    Dedicated to funding research and educational activities to discover cause cure and care for people with CP.
    (609) 452-1200
  • Children's Health Fund
    Children's Health Fund, founded by musician, Paul Simon and Dr. Irwin Redlener, brings healthcare to poor/homeless families regardless of ability to pay.
    (212) 535-9400
  • Children's Heart Foundation
    Saving children's lives one heart at a time.
    (847) 386-6052
  • Children's Tumor Foundation
    Funds research, patient support and public awareness of the neurofibromatosis (NF1, NF2, and Schwannomatosis) - genetic disorders that cause random tumor growth throughout the body.
    (212) 344-6633
  • Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE)
    Our mission - CURE epilepsy, transforming and saving lives. We fund research, and challenge scientists worldwide to collaborate and innovate in pursuit of this goal.
    (312) 255-1801
  • City of Hope
    Physician scientists dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer, diabetes, HIV, Aids and other life-threatening diseases.
  • Colon Cancer Alliance
    Our mission is to knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killer by championing prevention, funding research, & providing patient support.
    (202) 628-0123
  • Community Health Charities' Disaster Response
    Disaster response is not just about rebuilding homes; it's about rebuilding lives. Disaster Response fund meets the health and mental health needs of those impacted.
    (800) 654-0846
  • Community Health Charities of Illinois
    We walk past people every day never realizing more than 133 million of them suffer from chronic disease or disability - they need our help.
    (800) 654-0845
  • Cooley's Anemia Foundation
    You can mean the difference between life and death for a child born with thalassemia. Support the Cooley's Anemia Foundations fight against this blood disorder.
    (800) 522-7222
  • Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America, Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter
    Dedicated to finding the cause and cure for Crohns and colitis.
    (847) 827-0404
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Illinois, Chicago
    Provides education about CF, conducts fundraising events.
    (800) 824-5064
  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
    Patient-directed organization focusing on the most prevalent, life-threatening mental illnesses. The Mission - to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders.
    (800) 826-3632
  • Drive for a Cure
    Help advance research to find a cure for the diseases that impact the most Americans.
    (800) 654-0845
  • Easterseals
    Easterseals is the nation's leading non-profit provider of rehabilitation services to children and adults with disabilities as well as support to their families.
    (800) 221-6827
  • End Bullying
    Every day, 160,000 students skip school for fear of being bullied. Bullied children are more likely to drop out of school before graduating, are more likely to struggle with depression, and unfortunately, risk turning into bullies themselves.
    (800) 654-0846
  • Endometriosis Association, Inc.
    Provides groundbreaking research, education, & support for families affected by endometriosis, a painful chronic disease linked to 6 cancers, 6 autoimmune diseases.
    (414) 355-2200
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Illinois, Chicago
    The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago gives support, inspiration, and hope to individuals affected by epilepsy through a full range of programs, services, and resources.
    (800) 273-6027
  • Every Kid Deserves
    Support the best children's health charities improving child well-being in the United States.
    (800) 654-0845
  • Facing Addiction with NCADD
    Dedicated to fighting the Nations #1 health problem--alcoholism, drug addiction and the devastating consequences of alcohol and other drugs on individuals, families and communities.
    (212) 269-7797
  • Families of SMA
    Leading the way to a world without spinal muscular atrophy, the #1 genetic cause of death for infants.
    (800) 886-1762
  • Girls on the Run of Northwest Illinois
    GOTR encourages positive emotional, mental, social and physical development. Participants explore strategies and skills to help navigate life's challenges that girls face at this age.
    (815) 893-0259
  • Health Disparities
    Help provide critical health services to vulnerable populations across the nation that are struggling to get the care and health management tools they need.
    (800) 654-0845
  • Hero's Health
    Protect the physical and mental health of our nation's military, veterans and first responders.
    (800) 654-0845
  • Huntington's Disease Society of America
    Funds clinical research seeking treatment and ultimately a cure.
    (630) 443-9876
  • JDRF Midwest Regional Office
    Largest nonprofit nongovernmental funder of diabetes research.
    (800) 533-2873
  • Les Turner ALS Foundation
    The Les Turner ALS Foundation is Chicago's leader in research, care and education about ALS, serving the majority of people living with ALS in the area.
    (888) 257-1107
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Illinois Chapter
    Assisting patients and families fighting blood related cancers.
    (800) 742-6595
  • Little City Foundation for Children and Adults with Mental Retardation
    Making life better for people with disabilities.
    (847) 221-7805
  • Lupus Foundation of America
    LFA is the only national force fighting to solve the cruel mystery of lupus while giving caring support to those who suffer from its impact.
    (202) 349-1155
  • Lupus Society of Illinois
    Supporting those affected by lupus and advancing the cure.
    (800) 2-LUPUS-2
  • March of Dimes Foundation, Illinois
    Working to prevent birth defects and infant mortality.
    (312) 435-4007
  • Men's Health
    The top health issues affecting men include heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease (like asthma), stroke, diabetes, and suicide.
    (800) 654-0845
  • Mental Health America (formerly National Mental Health Association)
    Providing education and advocacy on mental health issues.
    (312) 368-9070
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Offering hope and help for those struggling with mental health.
    (800) 654-0845
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, Illinois, Central Division, Bolingbrook
    Fighting neuromuscular diseases through worldwide research; providing comprehensive healthcare services and support to MDA families nationwide; and rallying communities through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement.
    (630) 598-0700
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, Illinois, Central Division, Champaign
    Fighting neuromuscular diseases through worldwide research; providing comprehensive healthcare services and support to MDA families nationwide; and rallying communities through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement.
    (217) 351-1853
  • Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
    Service to patients research education and information strength in hope.
    (800) 888-6208
  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
    Improves the quality of life for persons with mental illness.
    (800) 346-4572
  • National Foundation for Cancer Research
    From prevention and early diagnosis to better treatments, NFCR funds cancer research and fosters scientific collaboration.
    (800) 321-2873
  • National Foundation for Transplants - Tennessee
    Lifesaving organ and tissue transplants, medication and medical care are possible with our fundraising expertise, grants, and advocacy. Help us give the gift of life.
    (901) 684-1697
  • National Hemophilia Foundation
    The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders through education, advocacy and research.
    (212) 328-3700
  • National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
    National advocate for dying patients and family caregivers. Dedicated to increasing awareness and access to hospice care for all, including children, veterans and underserved communities.
    (800) 338-8619
  • National Kidney Foundation, Illinois
    Provides comprehensive free health screenings and kidney disease prevention through awareness programs, educational services and professional development.
    (312) 321-1500
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Illinois, Greater Illinois
    National MS Society - one thing people with MS can count on.
    (800) 344-4867
  • National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
    The Coalition is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer.
    (888) 682-7246
  • National Psoriasis Foundation
    Our mission is to find a cure for Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
    (530) 546-8392
  • Neurofibromatosis Midwest
    Dedicated to comfort, support and education of people with Neurofibromatosis, to improve clinical care and educate medical providers and fund research for treatment and cure.
    (630) 945-3562
  • OneSight
    It's our mission to bring eye exams and glasses to the 1 in 7 people on our planet who lack access to vision care.
    (513) 765-6532
  • Opportunity Knocks
    Opportunity Knocks' (OK) mission is to provide unique opportunities and resources to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) so that they may pursue their educational, occupational and social interests.
    (708) 771-6159 ext 204
  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
    People working together to advance research support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer.
    (877) 272-6226
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
    Ensure veterans with spinal cord injury or disease live longer, more fulfilling lives.
    (202) 416-6461
  • Parkinson's Foundation
    The Parkinson's Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson's by improving care and advancing research toward a cure.
    (800) 457-6676
  • Pet Partners
    Therapy animal teams make hospitalized children smile, lower adults' blood pressure, and provide independence to the disabled. Give the healing power of pets.
    (800) 331-2020
  • Refugee Aid Fund
    The Refugee Aid Fund will help bring relief to suffering children and families in crisis and support urgent refugee needs, including food, water and shelter.
    (800) 654-0845
  • Restore Her Heart: Protecting Women and Girls
    Fund prevention and support services to end the trafficking of women and girls.
    (800) 654-0845
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois
    Provides a supportive home away from home for families while their child is receiving specialized medication.
    (217) 528-3314
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & NW Indiana
    Dedicated to improving the health and education of children with a Ronald McDonald House Family Room Care Mobile and scholarship program.
    (630) 623-2207
  • Sickle Cell Disease Association in Illinois
    Provides patient grants scholarships camp and educational materials.
    (800) 972-3186
  • Smile Train
    Smile Train is an international children's charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate.
    (800) 932-9541
  • Spina Bifida Association of America
    Preventing spina bifida and enhancing the lives of all those affected through education, research, advocacy, and service.
    (800) 621-3141
  • St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Illinois (serving Illinois)
    Researches and treats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Families never billed by St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food. Discoveries freely shared worldwide.
    (800) 621-5359
  • St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Illinois (serving Southern Illinois)
    Researches and treats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Families never billed by St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food. Discoveries freely shared worldwide.
    (309) 715-4100
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure Chicagoland
    Breast cancer research organization fighting for the cure.
    (877) 465-6636
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure Peoria Affiliate
    Breast cancer research organization fighting for the cure.
    (309) 691-6906
  • The National Center on Addiction & Substance Abuse
    We connect science with policy and practice to better the lives of all people impacted by substance use and addiction.
    (212) 841-5200
  • Tourette Association of America
    The Tourette Association of America is dedicated to making life better for all individuals affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders through awareness, research and support.
    (718) 224-2999
  • Wellness House, Illinois
    Envisions a community where all people affected by cancer thrive. Offered at no cost, a complement to medical treatment, by educating, supporting and empowering participants.
    (630) 323-5150
  • Women's Health
    The top health issues affecting women are heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases (like asthma), stroke, Alzheimer's, and diabetes (CDC).
    (800) 654-0845
  • ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer
    ZERO's mission - to end prostate cancer. We will save lives and stop pain and suffering by advancing research, encouraging action, providing education and support.
    (202) 463-9455
  • Zika Response Fund
    Every state in the U.S. is now affected by Zika virus. Support the Zika Response Fund to help control the spread of Zika.
    (800) 654-0845