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Volunteer host family sought for French volunteer

This spring a French man hopes to travel to the Oak Park / River Forest area through the international exchange organization, Greenheart. During his stay … Read more ›

Todd P. enjoys his new quilt that Kevin Key made and donated to residents of Seguin Services group home in Forest Park for individuals with developmental disabilities.
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Seguin Services' Participants Benefit from Generosity of Creative Quilter

Kevin Key, of Berwyn and a member of the Oak Park Quilters guild, has a keen interest in quilting and a large and generous heart! … Read more ›

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Seguin Services Seeks Older Adult Mentors for Intergenerational Program

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Seguin Services is seeking adult volunteers, aged 55 or better, to volunteer with F.I.I.V.E Chicago. … Read more ›

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Doctors' Wives Give Back

December 7, 2011- Alexandra Blomgren (left) of Oak Park and Elizabeth Bach (right) of River Forset, prepared meals and distributed necessary toiletries and household items … Read more ›

Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry employees and volunteers prepare for last year’s holiday season rush. (TribLocal file photo)

OPRF Food Pantry to get $10,000 donation

The Oak Park and River Forest Food Pantry will be receiving a $10,000 donation from AT&T in response to a Chicago Tribune story about financial … Read more ›

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PADS Shelter Volunteers needed

We are in need of amazing volunteers to help staff our shelter sites in the OPRF and surrounding areas. Please contact Emily Aker for questions … Read more ›

Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry employees and volunteers prepare for last year’s holiday season rush. Due to high demand and federal cuts, the pantry will be reducing its service area by 35 percent. (TribLocal file photo)

OPRF Food Pantry to shrink service borders

The Oak Park and River Forest Food Pantry will cut its service area by one-third in response to high demand and federal fund reductions, officials … Read more ›

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Local Atty Pro Bono Group Starting its New Year!

The West Cook Pro Bono Network is accepting registration for any attorney interested in participating in low-stress pro bono work during the school year and … Read more ›

Voting Ends Sunday for TribLocal Hero – Winner’s Charity Receives $500

TribLocal is searching for the local volunteer who is making a difference in their community. Cast your vote for one of the six outstanding finalists. … Read more ›