Let's Do the
Chicago Cha Cha!
The Chicago Charity Challenge is an annual competition that rewards businesses & their employees for giving back. Join us in building happier workplaces & a stronger community.
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Look Who's
Competing in 2015
Leading businesses are stepping up to support some of Chicago’s most deserving charities and competing to win Challenge awards. Which team are you rooting for?
2015 Challengers
Support Our
Challenge Community
In 2014, over 1,500 Challenge participants gave more than $6.2M and 22K volunteer hours to nonprofits! Help us make an even deeper impact in 2015. Your support will provide incentive to willing volunteers, and opportunities to our neighbors battling hunger, homelessness, poverty, disability and disease.
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Congrats to the
2014 Winners!
Thanks to our winning teams, Chicagoland has better schools, safer children, and healthier families. Find out which businesses took home a trophy and which charities benefited.
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2015 Challenge Teams
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Our teams give from the heart
to improve our community

Giveback Leaders

Awards based on additional factors.

To see who else is making a difference, visit all TEAM PAGES »

Everything You Need to Know


is the Chicago Cha Cha?

It’s a competition that pairs businesses with their favorite charities to support and reward employee giving.

About Us >>


can participate?

Companies of all sizes in the Chicago area can participate by teaming up with a nonprofit organization benefiting the local community.

Our Challengers >>


is this happening?

Next year’s Challenge runs April 1st -Dec. 31st, but it’s never too early or too late to get involved. Contact us to find out how you can participate!

Get Involved >>


is this happening?

The competition takes place throughout the greater Chicago area. Support our community as a competitor or sponsor.

Support Us >>


should I participate?

You can win up to $10,000 for your chosen charity. Compete to strengthen employee engagement & build a better community.

The Awards >>


do I get started?

Just choose a charity partner and fill out an online application. We’ll help you come together to contribute time, talent and treasure!

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