| || SALVATION ARMY |
| ||Its mission is both spiritual and practical, encompassing the preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ and alleviating human suffering and distress without discrimination. |
| || Save The Children |
| ||Creates positive, lasting changes in the lives of children in need. 800-243-5075
| || SENEVOLU |
| ||SENEVOLU is a not-for-profit organization based in Senegal, West Africa, founded to promote community tourism and Volunteer Work. SENEVOLU offers a variety of programs and services including homestays, volunteer opportunities, language programs, trips and workshops. Visit the organization's website for more information. |
| || Sertoma Centre |
| ||Sertoma Centre, Inc. is a nationally-acredited, award winning,not-for-profit agency that provides job training and employment services to more than 650 individuals with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities, and/or mental illness. Communities served include 45 south and southwest suburbs and parts of Chicago. Sertoma Centre also operates several community group and foster-care homes located in the south suburbs. For information on how you can help call (708) 371-9700. |
| || Shelter, Inc. Thrift Shop |
| ||The Shelter, Inc. Thrift Shop is seeking Elgin area residents to volunteer for its new location in the Town & Country Shopping Center, 300K S. McLean Blvd, Elgin. Make a difference in the lives of abused and neglected children! For more information, please call Shelter's Volunteer Coordinator at 847.590.6188, ext. 22. |
| || Sit Stay Read! |
| ||You can help bring the magic of reading and the love and respect for animals to kids in need! Volunteer for Sit Stay Read, an organization that partners specially trained reading assistance dogs with children learning to read in Chicago area schools, libraries and community facilities. Volunteers with and without dogs are needed. Call 773-936-6054 for more information.
| || SPECIAL OLYMPICS ILLINOIS |
| ||Special olympics provides year-round sports training and competition in several different Olympic type events for children (8+) and adults with mental retardatuion or closely related disabilities. The traing and events allow for participants to develop skills, physical fitness and pariticipate in the sharing of gifts and skills with friends and families. If you would like to volunteer and act as a coach, competition official, event organizer and many other opportunites, call 312.595.9138.|
| || STARLIGHT FOUNDATION |
| ||The purpose of the Starlight Foundation is to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families through a variety of in hospital and out patient programs and services.