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Investing in Chicago Commons creates generational success. Invest in us.

Chicago Commons provides individuals in under-resourced communities with life-changing services that enable them to break the cycle of poverty to live their fullest lives and thrive across generations.


Thank you for investing in our children, families, and seniors.

For more information regarding donations, please contact Cheryl Wisniewski at 773-826-4256 or


Serving over 3,500 people annually isn’t accomplished solely by our staff. We rely on the generous time of volunteers. Explore our individual and group volunteering opportunities.

Commons Emerging Leaders Council

The Chicago Commons Emerging Leaders Council (CELC) is dedicated to engaging the next generation of donors and volunteers to empower families to thrive across generations.

Giving Societies

Chicago Commons donors are integral to our vibrant philanthropic community, and we sincerely appreciate and honor them. We express our gratitude by recognizing their generosity through various giving societies. 

Little Scholars Fund

Please support families and children by helping us raise over $250,000 to cover the co-pays, tuition, and other costs associated with keeping children enrolled in our early education program. 

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