| || Beagle Rescue, Education and Welfare Mid-West |
| ||The Mid-West Region of Beagle Rescue, Education and Welfare, Inc. (BREW Mid-West) is an all volunteer, 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to finding suitable permanent homes for stray, abandoned, abused, or otherwise homeless beagles. They do not operate a kennel or shelter but have built a network of foster homes and volunteers across Western PA, OH, IN, MI and IL. If you would like more information about volunteering or adopting a beagle, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website.
| ||http://www.brewbeagles.org |
| || Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation |
| ||Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation is a national organization dedicated to the fight against pediatric cancer by improving the quality of life for pediatric cancer patients and their families while furthering advancements in research. Bear Necessities reaches out to the children living in Illinois who are battling pediatric cancer or who are being treated at one of the eight Chicago hospitals with pediatric cancer departments through their Small Miracle Program. Bear Necessities welcomes individual, corporate, civic and group volunteer involvement. As a non-profit organization, Bear Necessities cannot carry out its mission without dedicated people who are willing to step up to lend their time, skills and resources. Call 847-952-9164 or email: email@example.com to see how you can make a difference!
| || BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS |
| ||Big Brothers Big Sisters is a non-profit organization that has one purpose and goal: to provide friendship, emotional support, and guidance to youth through positive adult role models. For further volunteer information please contact Rhonda Mofton at (312)427-0637 |
| || BIG SMILES FOUNDATION |
| ||Big Smiles Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing toys, diapers, and clothes, to children in Bulgarian orphanages. For further volunteer information please call (312)393-9399 |
| || BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF CHICAGO |
| ||The purpose of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago is to partner with families and communities to enable young people in greater Chicago to grow up to be responsible, self-reliant, caring adults. They achieve this by forging vital partnerships which help young people grow. For further volunteer information please contact Muniera Maalik at (312)627-2700. |
| || Boys Scouts of America |
| ||Provides an educational program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of citizenship, and to develop personal fitness.
| || BROOKFIELD ZOO |
| ||Do you love being outdoors and around animals? Is one of your New Year's resolutions making time to volunteer for a cause you believe in? Then consider joining Brookfield Zoo's Guest Guide Volunteer Program. Brookfield Zoo is currently recruiting applicants for its 2002 Guest Guide Program. From April through October each year, guest guide volunteers welcome visitors, assist with wayfinding and orientation to the zoo and all it's attractions, make recommendations for more satisfying visits, and address guests general questions. Flexible schedules are available. To register for an upcoming information session or schedule an individual interview, call 708-485-0263 ext. 363.
| || Buddy Foundation |
| ||The Buddy Foundation in Arlington Heights was established by the concerned and caring animal lovers from Chicago's Northwest Suburbs, based on the necessity for a quality no-kill animal shelter. There has been a population explosion of unwanted and abandoned animals that are without the benefit of care, nurturing, and a loving home. Far too many are being put to DEATH yearly. The Buddy Foundation (TBF) is strictly a volunteer organization with all funds benefiting the animals. The Buddy Foundation is looking for volunteers & loving, caring homes for its animals. For information call their hotline at (847) 813-7206, write them at P.O. Box 334, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60006 or check out their website.
| || Business Volunteers for the Arts |
| ||Have you considered putting your professional skills to use as a pro bono consultant of a creative arts organization?The Arts & Business Council's Business Volunteers for the Arts program trains and places experienced business professionals on pro bono consulting projects for small to mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations. For more information and a BVA program application, visit A&BC's website www.artsbiz-chicago.org or contact Teresa Macdonald, Assistant Director of Programs & Grants, at (312) 372-1876 X 228 or Tmacdonald@artsbiz-chicago.org.
| ||http://www.artsbiz-chicago.org |