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Help Spread Holiday Cheer to Evanston Families in Need, Donate to Mayor's 2016 Holiday Food & Toy Drive

Posted in Events, Holiday, Parks and Recreation, Volunteer

To ensure every Evanston family gets to celebrate this holiday season, Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl encourages all community members to

City Launches New Volunteer Evanston Website; United Way Evanston Day of Caring October 1

Posted in Day of Caring, Volunteer

In an effort to increase collaboration, connections and relationships among local community organizations and residents, the City of Evanston

Ring in the New Year with First Night Evanston December 31

Posted in Events

Community members are invited to celebrate the New Year with First Night Evanston on Thursday, December 31. The family-friendly

New Table Talks Will Bring Diverse Evanstonians Together

Posted in community, events, human relations, volunteer

The City of Evanston’s Human Relations Commission is organizing a series of community dinners where residents can discuss topics

Northwestern University "Cats Come To Dinner"

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Northwestern University's Associated Student Government invite all Evanston households to host several students for dinner

Enjoy Three Evenings of Special Concerts at Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre August 27-29

Community members are invited to attend Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre’s three Summertime Season concerts on Thursday, August 27 through Saturday, August

City of Evanston's "Let's Roll Together" Campaign to Promote Road Safety July 20-22

Posted in Police, Sustainability, Transportation

From Monday, July 20 through Wednesday, July 22, the City of Evanston will conduct road safety outreach to bicyclists,

City of Evanston Employee Sarah Flax Receives Volunteer of the Year Award

The City of Evanston congratulates Housing & Grants Administrator Sarah Flax on receiving the Illinois Council of Orchestras’ Volunteer

Community Members Invited to Attend the Evanston Volunteer Recognition Reception April 29

Community members are invited to attend the Evanston Volunteer Recognition Reception on Wednesday, April 29, beginning at 5:30 p.m.,

Community Members Encouraged to Apply for Evanston's Community Ambassadors Program

Posted in community ambassador, evanston, Volunteer

Applications are now available for the first Evanston Community Ambassadors program. The program aims to educate participants about “all

Nominate Evanston Volunteers for their Outstanding Dedication to the Community

Every day, Evanston volunteers are making a difference providing direct services, such as mentoring youth, feeding the hungry, building

Evanston Residents, Volunteers Encouraged to Join City's Snow Shoveling Program

Posted in Seniors, Snow, snow removal, Volunteer

Evanston volunteers and residents seeking snow shoveling assistance this winter season are encouraged to sign up for the City’s

Make a Difference, Give Back to the Community During Evanston Day of Caring Event Oct. 25

Community members are invited to join the fun while helping various organizations throughout the city as part of the

September is National Preparedness Month, Evanston Medical Reserve Corps Share Tips to Help Keep Families Safe

(Photo of Evanston MRC during excercise on 9/11/14) As a part of National Preparedness Month, the Evanston Medical Reserve

U.S. Army Reserve Child, Youth & School Services Conduct Cleanup at James Park

On Wednesday, August 13, the U.S. Army Reserve Child, Youth & School Services visited Evanston during its annual Midwest

Residents Invited to Apply for City Board of Animal Control

Posted in Boards, City Council, Volunteer

Evanston residents are invited to apply to be a part of a seven-member Board of Animal Control that will

RFQ for Animal Volunteer Organization Issued - Due April 25

The City of Evanston has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for an Animal Volunteer Organization to partner with

Local Employers Encouraged to Participate in Youth Job Fair April 19

The Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP) will host a job fair on Saturday, April 19 at Evanston Township

"Give Back Evanston" Invites Residents to Volunteer on April 2

On Wednesday, April 2, volunteers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to celebrate District 65’s early dismissal with

Volunteers Sought for Snow Shoveling Program

Posted in snow removal, volunteer

The City of Evanston is looking to connect individuals who are willing to help shovel sidewalks and driveways to

Evanston Volunteers Surpass 150,000-Hour Goal Weeks in Advance!

Posted in Volunteer

The City of Evanston is nearing the end of its year-long celebration marking 150 years since its founding. The

"Pink Heals Tour" Comes to Evanston to Promote Cancer Awareness August 7

The “Pink Heals Tour” will be in Evanston from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7 to

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month

The City of Evanston is a better place to live, work and play, thanks to the efforts of thousands

New "Evanston Life" Magazine Now Online

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Evanston Life! Over the past several years, the Highlights newsletter and the Arts

Mayor's State of the City Address March 8, Registration Still Open

Please join the Evanston Chamber of Commerce on March 8 to hear from the Honorable Elizabeth Tisdahl, Mayor of

Social Media Volunteers Wanted for Local Non-profits

The City of Evanston is seeking Social Media Interns who will be paired with local Evanston non-profits for its

Evanston Pushing for 150,000 Volunteer Hours to Mark City's 150th Anniversary

2013 marks the 150th anniversary of Evanston’s founding. In honor of Evanston's legacy of civic engagement, Volunteer Evanston encourages

Volunteer Call-to-action to Help "Have Dreams" Center Cleanup after Flood

HAVE DREAMS, an organization which provides educational and vocational support for autistic children and youth in Evanston and beyond,

Bike the Ridge Set for Sept. 30

Join us on Sunday, September 30, 2012 for the Annual Bike the Ridge ride! Ridge Avenue will be closed

Plastic Shopping Bag Collection at Recycling Fair to Benefit Homeless

New this year to the Evanston Recycling Fair and Equipment Expo is the collection of plastic shopping bags. Volunteers from

Earth Month Activities and Events

On April 22, more than one billion people around the globe will participate in Earth Day 2012 and help Mobilize

Volunteers Needed for Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Fair

The City of Evanston is seeking volunteers to help with the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Fair on April 21, from

City Seeks Volunteer Greeters for Morton Civic Center

Are you looking for ways to volunteer and help make Evanston a better place to live and work? The City

Know an Outstanding Volunteer? Nominate Them Today!

Every day, all over Evanston, volunteers are making a difference – providing direct services such as mentoring youth, feeding the

City's Senior & Disabled Persons Snow Shoveling Program

Posted in Seniors, Snow, Volunteer

Those Seeking Help and Volunteers are Encouraged to Sign-up Now The City of Evanston’s Senior & Disabled Persons Snow Shoveling

Evanston to Mark National Public Lands Day with Volunteer Event at James Park

National Public Lands Day (NPLD), September 24, is the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public

Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.) is Looking for Mentors

Do you have an extra hour a week to help youth succeed? Consider becoming a Mentor at Y.O.U. They are

State Rep. Biss Pushes "Summer of Service" Initiative

Join State Representative Daniel Biss this summer for a Summer of Service! Contact his office for a list of service

Volunteer Evanston Website Launched

Want to volunteer in Evanston? Visit the newly developed VOLUNTEER EVANSTON PROGRAM website. The Volunteer Evanston Program strives to

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