| || MADD |
| ||Provides local progams to assist victims of alcohol-related crashes; educates the public of dangers of drunk and drugged driving. 800-438-6233 |
| || MAKE-A-WISH OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS |
| ||The mission of Make-A-Wish is to grant the wishes & fulfill the dreams of children who are facing life threatening illnesses. To date, MAW of Northern Illinois has granted over 3600 wishes to children in Illinois. For information on how you can help, please call 312.943.8956. We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.|
| || MARKLUND |
| ||Marklund is a private, not-for profit organization which exists to help infants, children and adults who have severe and profound developmental disabilities reach their highest potential and live a full and happy life.
| || MERCY HOME |
| ||Mercy Home for Boys & Girls is a long-term residential home for troubled children. They care for girls and boys between the ages of eleven and twenty-one. Their fourteen different homes offer each child the structure or independence to work through problems and to achieve success.
At Mercy Home, they heal children by giving them a safe home and helping them realize their full potential. They give their children round-the-clock care and support, therapy, tutoring and mentoring.
For volunteer information please contact Jennifer Brown at (312)738-7560.
| || Merit School of Music |
| ||The Merit School of Music provides high-quality music education to students in metropolitan Chicago. Its primary goals are to help young people achieve their full musical potential, to remove economic barriers to participation, and to stimulate personal and educational growth through music. Several volunteer opportunities are available. For more information contact Sloane Moore, Development Associate and Volunteer Manager, at 312-786-9428 x287 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org|
| || Midwest Shiba Inu Rescue |
| ||Midwest Shiba Inu Rescue (MSIR) is a non-profit, all-volunteer corporation that seeks out, fosters, and places homeless Shiba Inu dogs into carefully screened, lifelong, and nurturing homes. In addition to rescue, MSIR volunteers provide medical care and/or rehabilitation for foster dogs and then attempt to match them with appropriate, permanent homes.
MSIR also educates the public about the Shiba Inu breed, the need for dog rescue and dog training, and the importance of spaying/neutering pets to prevent overpopulation.
For information on volunteering, donating or adopting, go to www.shibarescue.org
| || Mount Prospect Jaycees |
| ||This young peoples leadership and community service group is for people between the ages of 21 to 40. The have great community service events as well as social ones. They are part of a state and national organization. For more information write the Mt. Prospect Jaycees at P.O. Box 27, Mount Prospect IL, 60056, call their hotline number at 847-289-4395 or check out their website.
| || Multiple Sclerosis Society |
| ||Provides services and education and is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, alleviation and cure of multiple sclerosis, and to the improvement of the quality of life of individuals with MS and their families. 800-922-0484
| || MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION |
| ||The Muscular Dystrophy Association is a voluntary health agency -- a dedicated partnership between scientists and concerned citizens aimed at conquering neuromuscular diseases that affect more than a million Americans. Volunteer Coordinator for the Muscular Dystrophy Association is Kathleen Clickett.