COVID-19 has raised much uncertainty in our lives. But together, we are working through the pandemic and finding ways to adjust while continuing to be careful and protective of our most vulnerable neighbors and friends.

However, it is important to remember that even before the pandemic, there were many people in need, and those needs are still present. Thankfully, Park Ridge is blessed to be connected to an extensive network of mission-based nonprofit organizations that provide vital services to those who need them. These organizations rely on your continued support, even and especially now.

To encourage our residents and businesses to continue their support for local nonprofit organizations, the City has launched this landing page as a first stop in learning about organizations' missions and how to donate. See the list below for organization names and useful links. This list will grow as representatives of various nonprofit organizations add themselves. Don't see your organization? Complete the form.

Under the new federal coronavirus relief legislation (CARES Act), taxpayers will be able to deduct an additional $300 for charitable giving on top of the standard deduction on the 2020 federal income tax return. We encourage you to consider using that $300 allowance to support the great and needed work going on in your community.

 

Featured Organization

The featured organization will rotate on a regular basis. Now featured:

AVENUES TO INDEPENDENCE

Formed in 1953, Avenues to Independence is a Park Ridge-based non-profit organization that provides homes, jobs, and community living programs to Chicago area adults with physical, intellectual, and other developmental disabilities, such as Down syndrome, autism, epilepsy and cerebral palsy. It is the organization's goal to provide work and living opportunities enabling those with disabilities to be as independent as possible.


List of Organizations

 
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