Community Shares of Illinois

  • Community Shares of Illinois
    We create change in local communities by supporting organizations that rescue animals, build affordable housing, eradicate hunger, restore families, eliminate violence, provide arts and media, preserve the environment, and promote access to healthcare.
    (217) 352-6533
  • AIDS Foundation of Chicago
    Mobilizes communities to create health equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV and related chronic diseases.
    (312) 922-2322
  • Animal Protective League
    Working to end pet overpopulation by operating spay/neuter clinic. Operates shelter for needy animals and provides adoption services. Investigates complaints of animal cruelty/neglect.
    (217) 544-7387
  • Arts of Life
    Art collective for adult artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
    (312) 829-2787
  • Assurance Creek Youth Program, Inc
    Provides youth from elementary through high school with a three-week summer opportunity, exposing them to a variety of fun and educational activities ranging from literacy to classical piano.
    (888) 320-2680
  • Campus Cooperative Preschool
    Provides a creative and intimate learning environment that allows all children to feel valued while developing the cognitive, social, and emotional foundation to enable future success.
    (217) 344-1623
  • Champaign County Health Care Consumers
    CCHCC believes that health care is a basic human right, and is dedicated to the mission of working for quality affordable health care for all.
    (217) 352-6533
  • Champaign County Humane Society
    Provides shelter, medical care, and adoption services to homeless pets; spay/neuter services; humane education; and investigation of animal neglect/abuse.
    (217) 344-7297
  • Champaign-Urbana Tenant Union
    Provides counseling, advocacy, and educational programs to prevent and resolve landlord tenant problems and promotes access to safe, affordable housing for all.
    (217) 352-6220
  • Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
    Working to prevent and eliminate homelessness for every man, woman, and child. Upholds the belief that housing is a human right in a just society.
    (312) 641-4140
  • Chicago Metropolitan Battered Womens Network
    The Network is a coalition of over 40 domestic violence providers serving victims in Chicago & Cook Co. It's mission is to end domestic violence.
    (312) 527-0730
  • Chicago Public Media
    Chicago Public Media is a community supported public media organization whose mission is to spark meaningful conversations that enhance civic life and improve community health.
    (312) 948-4600
  • Community Organizing and Family Issues
    Low-income parents and grandparents working together across race and communities to improve schools, communities, and public policies to increase opportunities for children and families.
    (312) 226-5141
  • Feeding our Kids
    We provide nourishing food to food insecure school children on weekends and school holidays throughout the school year.
    (217) 418-1320
  • FirstFollowers Reentry Program
    We provide the formerly incarcerated with a safe place, peer mentoring, assistance with employment, advocacy, family reunification, and referrals.
    (773) 312-5048
  • Forever Home Feline Ranch
    Provides a forever home to cats in need. Cage free environment. We pride ourselves in finding loving homes for our cats.
    (217) 503-9898
  • Friends of Sangamon County Animal Control
    Our objectives are enriching the lives of and eliminating euthanasia of adoptable pets. We seek to place homeless animals in forever homes by promoting adoptions.
    (217) 535-3065
  • Gilda's Club Chicago
    Gilda's Club Chicago ensures that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.
    (312) 464-9900
  • Grassroots Collaborative
    Grassroots Collaborative engages in people-powered campaigns to win fully funded education and social services for communities across Illinois that need it the most.
    (312) 427-0510
  • Habitat for Humanity, Illinois
    Serves 170+ families/year by building or rehabbing homes and advocating for policies and practices that lead to housing for all and eliminate substandard housing.
    (779) 324-0949
  • Homestead Corporation of Champaign-Urbana
    Develops and provides affordable rental housing with supportive services, and homeownership opportunities to low income individuals and families residing in the Champaign-Urbana metro area.
    (217) 328-9373
  • Illinois NOW Legal and Education Fund
    The Illinois NOW LEF provides legal information on employment discrimination and provides information and referrals on womens health, family law, sexual assault, and domestic violence.
    (217) 331-2923
  • Illinois Stewardship Alliance
    Illinois Stewardship Alliance is a membership based non-profit that promotes environmentally sustainable, economically viable, socially just local food systems through policy development, advocacy, and education.
    (217) 528-1563
  • Lincoln Memorial Garden
    To maintain the Lincoln Memorial Garden according to the design of Jens Jensen and offer environmental education programs to both children and adults.
    (217) 529-1111
  • Meals on Wheels Chicago
    Provides meals to seniors and people with disabilities in Chicago.
    (773) 661-4550
  • NPR Illinois 91.9 UIS
    NPR Illinois (WUIS) provides Statehouse coverage and focuses on government, education, the arts, equity, food, health, and economic reporting, in addition to broadcasting NPR programs.
    (217) 206-9847
  • Operation Snowball
    Substance abuse prevention program focusing on leadership development to empower youth to lead drug free lives.
    (217) 528-7335
  • Pass With Flying Colors
    We prepare Chicago's underserved first-generation college students for college and career success.
    (773) 202-7932
  • Prevention First
    Training and resource center dedicated to helping schools and communities prevent youth substance abuse and related issues and promote health and well-being among all youth.
    (800) 252-8951
  • Sistering CU
    Provides free postpartum support and education in the year after birth.
    (765) 665-6759
  • South Suburban Housing Center
    We seek to promote and foster long-term diversity by working to eliminate all forms of housing discrimination and by counseling homeowners struggling with their mortgage.
    (708) 957-4674
  • StreetWise
    StreetWise empowers people out of the crisis of poverty by offering an opportunity to immediately earn an income while providing a path to sustainable wage.
    (773) 334-6600
  • Tails Humane Society
    Tails Humane Society is a limited admission shelter providing a safe haven for over 2,400 homeless animals each year.
    (815) 758-2457
  • The Center for Multicultural Communities
    Tackles racism through education, social events, and community action. Trained facilitators lead workshops. Other programs promote excellence and inclusion in communities, schools, and local economies.
    (708) 709-3797
  • Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center
    The UCIMC fosters social justice and community expression through media, arts, and technology by and for underrepresented populations.
    (217) 344-8820
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars, Dept of Illinois
    The VFW Department of Illinois is dedicated to serving Veterans. Our mission extends to assisting Veterans navigate the VA system and assisting needy Veterans.
    (773) 529-6688
  • Veterans Transitional Center
    Assists veterans and their families who need help with housing and employment services.
    (815) 297-1037
  • WEFT - 90.1 FM Community Radio
    WEFT is a non-commercial volunteer operated community radio station representing the diversity of East Central Illinois by providing area residents access to the airwaves.
    (217) 359-9338
  • Wesley Evening Food Pantry
    We provide emergency food to about 1500 individuals each month during our food distributions. Additionally, we provide social service information and referrals to clients.
    (217) 344-1120