Public Service Spotlight

Goodwill Makes Halloween Shopping Easy
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Friday October 31, 2014

Getting everything you need this Halloween doesn't need to be scary! Goodwill has a great selection of costumes and décor, at great low prices! And don't forget; the funds from every item you purchase from Goodwill helps provide training, support and employment services for people, right in your community, with disabilities and disadvantages. Now that's 'AMAZING!' Visit AmazingGoodwill.com. (CLICK HERE).
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Charity Spotlight




Put on your Halloween costume and take part in the 'Halloween Hustle' 5 K Fun Run and Walk, supporting the work of Fathers Helping Fathers. Join The Drive in historic downtown Palatine, on Eric Drive just north of Colfax on Saturday morning, October 25th - and stick around for a festive after-race party at Durty Nellie's Pub. For information, CLICK HERE.

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If you know of an organization you would like to see on wdrv.com, or would like to run a public service announcement on The Drive, please e-mail Kathy Voltmer or call us at 312-274-9710 with your event information. To view the public service announcements and volunteer opportunities from specific organizations, select a letter below for all organizations beginning with that letter.

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    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.
   http://www.salvationarmy.org
    Save The Children 
   Creates positive, lasting changes in the lives of children in need. 800-243-5075
   http://www.savethechildren.org
    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.
   http://www.senevolu.mypage.org
    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.
   http://www.sertomacentre.org
    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.
   http://shelter-inc.org
    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.
   http://www.sitstayread.org
    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.
   http://www.specialolympics.org
    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.
   http://www.starlight.org


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