CharityScenes Social: Getting to know boards 19 - 22...

For those of you looking forward to the CharityScenes Social on January 21st (tickets still available here), we're giving you a bit of a preview into each of the boards that will be participating. Check out the four boards below and scroll through other posts to read up on the others!


Deborah’s Place

The Deborah's Place Young Professional Board engages young professionals in leadership, volunteerism, fundraising, and awareness for Deborah’s Place. Board members develop leadership, communication, volunteer and fundraising skills – all while working with Deborah’s Place to open doors for women experiencing homelessness.

Chicago Foundation For Education

The Associate Committee is actively engaged in supporting the Chicago Foundation for Education's programs and fundraising. Founded in 2011 by a group of young professionals interested in making a sustainable impact in education, the committee is dedicated to supporting Chicago public school teachers and students. Members volunteer throughout the year by visiting classrooms and reading application proposals as well as organizing two fundraisers. Committee members also lend their professional skills by supporting marketing, research and data analysis projects.

Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League

The Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League (MetroBoard), founded in 1983, is a premiere auxiliary of young professionals committed to promoting and supporting the ideas and goals of the Urban League movement throughout the Chicago community. Over the last 32 years, MetroBoard has been committed to the betterment of the community they serve by actively giving back through service, financial support, and leadership and has continuously developed top tier leaders. The first chapter of the National Urban LeagueYoung Professionals, MetroBoard set the standard and continues to be an example for other chapters to follow. To learn more or get involved please visit

Health Connect One

HealthConnect One is the national leader in advancing respectful, community-based, peer-to-peer support for pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and early parenting. The HC One Associate Board supports the organization’s overall vision: to see every baby, mother, and family thrive in a healthy community. Members participate in broader organizational activities and host various events, donating their time, skill, and experiences in seeking to make HC One a healthy and viable organization. Members make a personal commitment to maternal and child health promotion through their participation and commitment to fundraising efforts.