Donut Partners

Cluster Tutoring

The mission of Cluster Tutoring is to help students realize their potential through the power of learning in an environment that strengthens the student, the tutor, and the community. The organization provides a high-quality learning environment for over 100 elementary and high school students from Chicago's Austin community, as well as a richly rewarding experience for its volunteer tutors.

Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church

Called to Proclaim, Nurture and Serve, Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church (FOPC) welcomes all people to worship with our faith community.  Fundraising for the youth ministry at FOPC strives to create a Christ centered, warm, affirming and inclusive environment rooted in the reformed tradition, that empowers each individual to teach, serve, worship, play and learn as we honor God in today’s world.  Each year the senior high students travel to a different location for a mission trip that teaches students about hands on service.

First United Church Nursery School

First United Church Nursery School is a community of families and teachers that share in the experience of teaching, inspiring and guiding young children.  The nursery school program supports the development of the child through an early educational experience based on play.

Local Motions

Founded in 2001, Local-Motions Inc. is a non-profit organization (501(c)3), dedicated to the promotion of performance arts among school-aged children in Chicago. Providing Performing Arts Instructions in dance, theater, set design, vocal performance, and fine art, which benefit children and youth from ages five to eighteen.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Embracing the diversity of God’s creation and celebrating our oneness in Christ.

Heritage Chorale

The purpose of the Chorale is threefold:  (1) to perform choral masterworks in many different styles and from many periods of music history; (2) to provide a setting in the Oak Park-River Forest area where local artists and composers can be heard; (3) to sing a repertoire that includes the rich musical diversity of cultures, composers, and instruments from around the world in juxtaposition with the cultural and musical wealth we enjoy in our own land.

Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association

OPALGA’s mission is to improve the quality of life and to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents of the area through communication, education, participation, celebration and understanding, thereby incorporating our unique strengths and values into everyday life. OPALGA strives to foster a communitywide understanding of the issues that LGBT people face through direct outreach and interaction with local communitywide organizations.

Oak Park Art League

Founded in 1921, the Oak Park Art League (OPAL) is one of Illinois’ longest, continually-running non-profit arts organizations. OPAL fulfills its mission through its offering of high quality art education to people of all ages and skill levels, programs and guest lectures, artist demonstrations and critiques, plus monthly exhibition opportunities in our art gallery.

Oak Park Housing Center

To achieve a meaningful and lasting diversity in Oak Park and the region.

Oak Park and River Forest Day Nursery

To provide affordable and enriching childcare to all families in our community who need it.

PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization)

The main goal is promoting educational opportunities for women.  Friendship is the cornerstone of P.E.O. – it is the legacy left by our Founders and it thrives in our unique Sisterhood. P.E.O. exists to be a source of encouragement and support for women to realize their potential in whatever worthwhile endeavor they choose. True to the mission of promoting educational opportunities for women, education continues to be the primary philanthropy of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. In fact, the P.E.O. Sisterhood proudly sponsors no less than six international philanthropies, or projects, designed to assist women with their educational goals.

Pilgrim Community Nursery School

A private, nonprofit nursery school serving Oak Park, Illinois and surrounding communities. We welcome children of all races, religions, ethnic backgrounds, and economic situation and seek a student body that represents the rich diversity of the greater Oak Park area. Our primary focus is a professionally prepared play environment that facilitates the physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth of each child. We strive to encourage each child’s uniqueness as well as his/her responsibility to get along with others.

Pilgrim Congregational Church Youth Group

To instill and promote Christian values and beliefs in teens and young adults through service, involvement in the church, and having fun together.
Youth Group Page

Lux Cantorum 

Lux Cantorum is a unique sacred choral ensemble with a rich spiritual tradition and an ever-expanding repertoire. For more than 65 years, LCC has enlightened, educated and entertained the people of Chicago and the world. 
LCC was founded in 1947 as Lutheran Choir of Chicago, and has evolved into a select group of performers from different spiritual backgrounds who share a common desire to make joyful music.

South East Oak Park Community Organization

SEOPCO works to create a positive identity for South East Oak Park and to empower its citizens to act on behalf of their neighborhood.

St. Catherine/ St Lucy's

St. Catherine/St. Lucy seeks to deepen our relationship with God and to celebrate God's presence in Word and Sacrament.

Third Unitarian Church

Third Unitarian Church is the urban face of liberal religion in Chicago. Love is the spirit of our church, and service is its law. With free minds and open hearts, our congregational family will create beauty, confront injustice, and give comfort and courage to people as diverse as our world.

Wonder Works (Oak Park Children’s Museum)

Wonder Works’ mission is to provide a hands-on, multi-generational environment intended to strengthen the social, emotional and intellectual development of children from birth to age ten. Our exhibits and programs provide the bridge between classroom and family room, promoting creativity and encouraging children to learn through play. The museum currently has six permanent exhibits, as well as special events and classes. Families access the museum through membership, general admission, field trips, classes, parties, and our retail store.

Rotary Club of Chicago

Rotary is a community of friends who are committed to creating positive change in the world. Find out how joining Rotary can enrich your life and improve the lives of people living in your neighborhood and across the globe.

Newcomers and Neighbors of Oak Park and River Forest

Social and service organization open to all Oak Park area residents – whether they’re new to town or just looking for something new to do.  Members have fun, make friends and serve their community through participation in a wide range of social, philanthropic and family-oriented activities.

Pilgrim Congregational Church,United Church of Christ

Pilgrim Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, welcomes neighbors and friends to participate in the full life of this progressive Christian church. We are committed to radical hospitality, passionate worship, intentional spiritual development, risk-taking mission and service, and extravagant generosity. Our mission is to share God’s love, reaching out to one another and into our wider community. We are becoming a faith community with ever deepening spiritual connections. We are intentionally inclusive and increasingly diverse, visible in and engaged with the wider world. You are welcome here.

Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry

Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry’s mission is to work together as a community to reduce hunger locally through:

  • direct hunger relief services
  • hunger awareness education and
  • advocacy to influence anti-hunger policy

L'Arche Chicago

L’Arche communities in the United States provide homes and workplaces where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together as peers, create inclusive communities of faith and friendship, and transform society through relationships that cross social boundaries.