What’s Good in March

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March has arrived and we are hoping it brings spring along for the ride! As you wait out this extended winter, enjoy the company of new friends and warm a few hearts.

March 1: Children’s Advocacy’s 2014 gala, “An Evening of Hollywood Glamour,” will be a night of live entertainment, silent auctions, dinner and more on the Magnificent Mile!

March 6: Attend the 2nd Annual Blue & White Party for Imerman Angels. Help them recap a year of success and prepare for another great year of support for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

March 13: Cathedral Shelter is now ReVive Center for Housing and Healing! Join them for an event that shows backs up and raises awareness for permanent, supportive housing.

March 22: Celebrate Sibs with Celebrate Differences! Sibshops are a great experience for siblings of kids with developmental or mental health concerns.

March 22: The Salvager’s Ball is a 5-year anniversary party and fundraiser for ReBuilding Exchange. Make a few new friends and enjoy the company of fellow recycling enthusiasts!

March 22: Metropolitan Family Services has a casual night of fun, dancing and hearty treats in store! Proceeds benefit Evanston/Skokie Valley children at risk of family and community violence, adults experiencing abuse and youth with mental illness.

By the way, if you can’t make it to any of these events, you can still support these charities – and many others – by donating items on Zealous Good! We hope you enjoy this fantastic month!

Amanda Burkey is the community manager at Zealous Good, an in-kind donations marketplace in Chicago. You can find her on Google+ or find Zealous Good on Facebook or on Twitter at @ZealousGood.

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