Chicago Metro | Wisconsin | Indiana Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Sunday - October 2

The latest local Chicago/Milwaukee/Indianapolis/Joliet/Madison area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

Get a jump on your holiday festivities by purchasing your tickets for Santa’s Holiday Breakfast at the #IndianaStateMuseum. ✨ Learn more:

Your donation helps Red Cross provide the necessary supplies to residents impacted by #HurricaneIan. Blankets, cleaning kits, food and more are provided to help in the recovery effort. #DisasterRelief #RedCross #MakeADifference #FLwx

What do outdoor sports, pizza, arcade games & a haunted house all have in common? They're all at Twilight Fright on Friday, Oct. 15! This event is best for kids ages 7–14 and an adult must accompany all youths. Get your tickets today:

Cool fall temperatures mean the end of @BuckinghamFntn season. The 95 year-old fountain will turn off for the season on Monday, October 10.

While in operation, the Fountain produces a major water display for 20 minutes every hour on the hour, from 9 am-10 pm.

"I am a testimony of a woman who had a heart attack, and it didn't stop me from living the life I wanted to live. If I can do it, you can do it too."

Meet Tammy Spencer Bey, a lifelong athlete who is healthier than ever, after a heart attack at 43 👉

Don’t forget to check out #TrustTalks, a podcast by @ChiTrust where each episode highlights a different strand of the Trust’s strategic priority to close the #Chicago region's racial and ethnic #wealthgap.

See our current episodes:

Heads Up!🌻Our center will have our monthly women's support group on Wednesday, October 5th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. Welcoming to both introverts and extroverts alike! We hope to see you there! Click here for details>

Si usted o alguien que conoce necesita alimentos, nuestra red de socios comunitarios está aquí para ayudar. ¡Visite para encontrar comida cerca de usted!

If you or someone you know needs food, our network of community partners is here to help. Visit to find food near you!

Football Sunday party with our IMAN Housing residents and Green ReEntry family, including every kind of food imaginable and a place to enjoy and relax on this beautiful weekend afternoon 💛🏈

Fall is a busy season of migration for many animals. It's not always easy for scientists to track very small birds and insects. Lake County's newest Motus receiving station will be installed at Ryerson Conservation Area in Riverwoods!
📷: Phil Hauck

Glad to hear JJ is doing OK!

𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐝𝐨 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐰𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐞𝐞 𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐠𝐨? Drop your answer in the comments 👇 then tell us in the #WeWillChicago Arts & Culture survey linked below!

On this day thirty years ago, MCW surgeons performed Wisconsin's very first double-lung transplant surgery.

Learn more about MCW's history and the amazing transformations and innovations achieved over the past 125 years:

Workout while you watch the big game! #gameday

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