Celebrating 50 Years of Volunteering

2019 marks HandsOn Suburban Chicago's (HOSC) fiftieth birthday!

All year we will be celebrating and we want YOU to join in the fun. We wouldn't be having a 50th birthday if not for the work and commitment of our volunteers, partner agencies, and donors.


Each month this year we're highlighting a particular event or story about HOSC:

January - Celebrating 50 Years of Volunteering

February - Meet two young people helping at-risk kids, A Volunteer's Story

March - Catching up with Mary Fitzgibbons

April - Meet a Lunch Buddy helping with essential skills

May - Intergenerational Pen Pals-Combine interest with a touch of the unknown, and you have the makings of a great (creative) adventure.

June - It's Our Birthday - See the faces of some of those who have helped HOSC in "connecting people with purpose." 

July - Senior Corps-RSVP members respond to the invitation to volunteer

August - AmeriCorps VISTAs - They don't know what can't be done

Sept/October - Annual Community Paint-A-Thon - Volunteers caring about their communities and neighbors

November - November is a time of giving thanks


HOSC's 50th Anniversary Fundraiser - Wednesday, April 24th, Arlington Ale House

SAVE THE DATE - We'll be doing this again on April 22, 2020!

Thanks to those who sponsored, attended and donated to support HOSC!
Your support of our 50th Anniversary Fundraiser helped us to raise over $12,000


A glance of HOSC through the years