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Donate to Warmest Winter

The 2022 Warmest Winter campaign is underway! See opportunities to get involved below! This year there will be many opportunities for community members, vendors, and businesses, to volunteer, sponsor, and more. Email to learn more.

Stay updated on the Warmest Winter 2022 by checking this page and ways to get involved below.

Get Tickets for the 4th Annual Night at the Museum

The 4th A Night at the Museum returns to the Museum of Science & Industry Friday, December 16th! This family-focused event, benefiting the homeless, will welcome attendees to an evening of music, performances, interactive vendors, museum exhibits, giveaways, and more. We encourage all guests to support our efforts by bringing new or gently used coats, hats, gloves, scarves, and toys for individuals experiencing homelessness. The SocialWorks team will distribute donated items to shelters in February. We hope to see you there!


Volunteer at the 2022 Night at the Museum

A Night at the Museum is back, and SocialWorks needs your help! Join us as a volunteer for our 4th Annual A Night at the Museum on Friday, December 16th. Please assure you can be present during all dates and times below! Thanks for your help and we can’t wait to serve with you. Deadline to submit this form is 12p December 8th, 2022.

  • Orientation: Saturday, December 10th • Between 12pm – 5pm • Museum of Science & Industry (5700 S DuSable Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60637)
  • Event Day: Friday, December 16th • Between 3:30pm – 10pm *there will be breaks :)* • Museum of Science & Industry (5700 S DuSable Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60637)

Give to the Warmest Winter Clothing Drive

#WarmestWinter is here, and SocialWorks is kicking off its 6th Annual Donation Drive! This year, the drive will happen from October 10, 2022, to December 4, 2022. The drive will collect NEW and GENTLY USED coats, warming items, hygiene items, and toys.

Click this link or see above to view the list of 19 donation locations across Chicago!