Good Causes

Event Volunteers Needed:

(COD Cares compensated service hours are only applicable to group service activities listed on the monthly calendar and, therefore, are not applicable to the following list of events.)


September 2015


October 2015

  • Spend the Halloween season playing tricks and handing out treats.  The Downers Grove Park District needs volunteers for the Spooktacular Halloween Party, Saturday, Oct. 24 and actors to inhabit the Haunted House on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 23 and 24.  To volunteer, contact Kari via email, or by phone 630-960-4479.

November 2015

  • Help make holiday magic as a volunteer on the Polar Express Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Downers Grove Main Street train station. To sign up, contact Kari via email, or 630-960-4479.

Ongoing Service Opportunities:

  • Ray Graham Association is looking for a few do-it-yourselfers to help assemble grills, exercise bikes and furniture to be used in the many group homes throughout the County.  If interested, please email Linda Gurgone, or call her at (630) 620-2222..
  • DuPage Pads is committed to ending homelessness in our community. Their Interim Housing Program needs your help.
  • Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Wheaton provides transitional housing programs and supportive services to U.S. Veterans of any era to help them out of homelessness and back to useful, productive lives. They are currently looking for assistance with serving meals, painting and landscaping the shelter.


COD Cares About What You Care About

Which charity calls you an "Action Hero"? Email to tell us about your favorite national or local District 502 organization and why it is special to you!  We can include it on this page or add it to our growing list of monthly group service activities.


Contact Information

COD Cares

Ami Chambers 
Community Relations Coordinator
(630) 942-3823