Join the Charity Challenge Today!
The Chicago Charity Challenge is an annual competition that rewards businesses & their employees for giving back. Join us in creating happier workplaces & a stronger community.
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We Make Giving a Team Sport
We help Chicagoland nonprofits by motivating corporate giving and building strategic parterships between business and charity. Discover how the Challenge inspires meaningful,
long-term philanthropic relationships.
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Look Who's Competing
Leading businesses are stepping up to support some of Chicagoland's most impactful nonprofits. Find out who's competing to give the most. Which team are you rooting for?
The Challengers
Congrats to the 2015 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.
The Winners
Support Our Challenge Community
Challenge participants have given more than $20 million and nearly 70,000 volunteer hours to nonprofits. Please help us continue to provide incentive to willing volunteers and opportunities to our neighbors battling hunger, homelessness, poverty, disability, and disease.
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$607,738 TOTAL DOLLARS RAISED
1,262 hours TOTAL HOURS VOLUNTEERED
And Now... A Word From Our Sponsors
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Chicago Fire soccer students
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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

WHAT

is the Chicago Cha Cha?

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

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WHO

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 >>

WHEN

is this happening?

The Challenge begins April 1st and runs through Dec. 31st each year.  It’s never too early or too late to get involved. Register today!

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WHERE

is this happening?

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

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WHY

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 >>

HOW

do I get started?

Just fill out the online application. We’ll help you team up with a partner and come together to share your time, talent and treasure!

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