Dec
8
6:00 pm18:00

Ten Thousand Villages Holiday Shopping Event

  • Ten Thousand Villages

Join us for a very special shopping event at Ten Thousand Villages in Evanston on Thursday, December 8, from 6 pm to 9 pm. Shop, enjoy free refreshments and meet C.A.R.E. volunteers to find out about some of our pets for adoptions (our adoptables will not be present).

JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
C.A.R.E. VOLUNTEERS WILL GIFT WRAP YOUR PURCHASES.

Your purchase of fairly traded goods at Ten Thousand Villages always benefits artisans in developing countries, but during this event a percentage of sales will be donated to C.A.R.E. Choose from beautiful home decor and artwork, jewelry, scarves, children's items, fair trade coffee, tea, chocolate and so much more! Invite your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy!

Ten Thousand Villages
719 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
www.tenthousandvillages.com/evanston
847-733-8258


Nov
26
11:00 am11:00

Holiday C.A.R.E. FAIRE 2016

  • UNITARIAN CHURCH OF EVANSTON

Saturday, November 26
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Happy Howlidays and a Purry New Year! Come one, come all to the Holiday C.A.R.E. Faire. Bring your pup or kit to have their picture taken with Santa. Stock up on home-baked cookies and more in our famous Cookie Walk. Buy your holiday gifts from our Silent Auction, crafters and vendors or buy Raffle tickets.

C.A.R.E. is asking Faire attendees to bring pet food donations as suggested entry to the C.A.R.E. Faire. Dry dog and cat kibble (unopened bags), canned pet food and cat litter are especially needed. Pet food will be used for adoptable pets or to support C.A.R.E.'s Pet Food Corner at Irving Park Community Food Pantry.

Get all the details on our C.A.R.E. Faire Info page.

The C.A.R.E. Faire will be held at the Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge (at Greenwood). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Oct
30
1:30 pm13:30

Halloween Yoga for C.A.R.E.

  • North Branch Yoga

Yoga for C.A.R.E.
Cat Adoption and Benefit
“Grab your lint brush”

Join North Branch Yoga as they welcome C.A.R.E. (and a bunch of cats) to Skokie with an all level hatha flow class with KITTIES!

Meet with representatives from from our organization and discover some of the cool yoga-cats looking for a home and available from C.A.R.E.

Sunday, October 30
1:30-3:00pm
North Branch Yoga
8056 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL
Instructor (and junior level Cat Lady) Bri Maloney
Donations accepted at the door. Money we mean ($15 suggested). Not cats please…

See photos from the last Cat Yoga Adoption Event at North Branch Yoga

Oct
8
7:30 am07:30

Evanston Farmer's Market Bake Sale

  • Evanston Farmers' Market

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 7:30 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M.

Come visit C.A.R.E. volunteers and friends at the Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market. We'll have lots and lots of delicious baked goods for sale.

Location: Intersection of University Place and Oak Ave. (behind Hilton Garden Inn, east of East Railroad Ave.)

Sep
10
9:00 am09:00

GIANT YARD SALE!

  • C.A.R.E. Yard Sale

YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!

Giant Yard Sale - Benefiting C.A.R.E. (Community Animal Rescue Effort)

Saturday, September 10
9am to 3pm
1530 Seward, Evanston, IL - Corner of Seward and Florence

Featuring:

  •  Household Items
  •  Kitchen accessories
  •  Animal/pet-related products
  •  And much more!
  •  Good stuff - no junque!

Come and find that hidden treasure while benefiting C.A.R.E. !

Jul
31
1:30 pm13:30

Yoga For C.A.R.E.

  • North Branch Yoga

Yoga for C.A.R.E.
Cat Adoption and Benefit
“Grab your lint brush”

Join us (and a bunch of cats) for an all level hatha flow class at the North Branch Yoga studio that will benefit Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.). Meet with representatives from the organization and discover some of the cool yoga-cats looking for a home and available from C.A.R.E.

Sunday, July 31
1:30-3:00pm
Instructor (and junior level Cat Lady) Bri Maloney
Donations accepted at the door. Money we mean. Not cats please…

North Branch Yoga
8056 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL
847-906-3547
www.northbranchyoga.com

Jul
16
11:00 am11:00

Subaru Dog Wash

  • Evanston Subaru in Skokie
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DOES YOUR DOG NEED A BATH? DON'T WANT TO DO IT YOURSELF?

We'll be at Evanston Subaru in Skokie, ready to wash your dog for FREE!

Saturday, July 16
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For every dog washed by C.A.R.E. volunteers, Evanston Subaru in Skokie will donate $10 to Community Animal Rescue Effort!

FREE WASH AND DRY
$10 Nail Trim

Save room for lunch! Evanston Subaru is also hosting a BBQ for the Troops – burgers, brats and hot dogs with all proceeds to benefit the USO of Illinois.

Evanston Subaru in Skokie
3340 Oakton
Skokie, IL

May
14
9:00 am09:00

Strut for Strays

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Join us for the 21st Annual Strut for Strays, hosted by Evanston Subaru in Skokie
Please note the new event location

On Saturday, May 14, dogs and their guardians will make their way to Evanston Subaru in Skokie for the Community Animal Rescue Effort’s annual Strut for Strays. Hundreds of paws and feet will hit the ground walking (or running) for the 2.5-mile event. Grand Marshal Christian Stolte (from NBC's Chicago Fire) will be on hand to get the Strut started.

Help us raise money to care for the many animals that C.A.R.E. finds homes for each year.

WHO IS INVITED
Fun-loving people, with or without a four-footed canine companion. Although cats and other pets are not allowed, you can run or walk in honor of a favorite animal friend.

WHERE IS THE WALK?
The walk starts at Evanston Subaru in Skokie (3340 Oakton St - West of McCormick Blvd). Look for the C.A.R.E. event signs.

The walking route starts at Evanston Subaru in Skokie and heads East across McCormick (crossing guard present) and up the Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park to Dempster Street. TURN AROUND at Dempster and head South in the Sculpture Park back to Oakton, then West to Subaru. If you're dog is tired or your feet are barkin', you can turn around at any point and head back to Subaru.

Parking is available at Evanston Subaru in Skokie (follow the parking signs).

GET ALL THE DETAILS AND REGISTER HERE.

 
May
5
6:00 pm18:00

Cinco de Meow Shopping Event at Ten Thousand Villages

  • Ten Thousand Villages

CELEBRATE CINCO DE MEOW THIS MAY 5!

Join us for a very special shopping event at Ten Thousand Villages in Evanston on Thursday, May 5 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Shop, enjoy free refreshments and meet C.A.R.E. Volunteers to find out about some of our pets for adoptions (our adoptables will not be present).

Your purchase of fairly traded goods at Ten Thousand Villages always benefits artisans in developing countries, but during this event a percentage of sales will be donated to C.A.R.E. Choose from beautiful home decor and artwork, jewelry, scarves, children's items, fair trade coffee, tea, chocolate and so much more! Invite your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy!

Download the flyer for all the details.

Ten Thousand Villages
719 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
www.tenthousandvillages.com/evanston
847-733-8258

Mar
15
2:00 pm14:00

Bake425° Fundraiser

  • Bake425°

Eat delicious artisanal bake-at-home pizza for a great cause!

C.A.R.E. and Bake425° on Chicago Ave (at Dempster) are teaming up to raise some dough. On Tuesday, March 15, from 2pm - 8 pm order from Bake425° and they will donate 15% of all purchases associated with C.A.R.E. (including gift cards).

Stop in for artisanal bake-at-home Pizzas, gourmet Salads, unique small-batch Sodas and family-sized Cookies.

Mention “C.A.R.E.” when Ordering • Evanston (Chicago Ave.) Only

Gluten-Free Pizza available! (Taste tested by C.A.R.E. Volunteer Megan - she says it's the best Gluten Free crust she's had!)

Bake425°
1301 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL
847-425-1000
www.bake425.com

Jan
21
Jan 22

Village Inn Fundraiser

  • Villiage Inn Pizzeria Sports Bar and Grill

Thursday, January 21, 11 a.m. to Friday, January 22 2 a.m.

Our friends at Village Inn Pizzeria Sports Bar and Grill and Arcade Brewery will be joining forces to host a fundraiser for C.A.R.E.

Arcade Brewery Beer Sampling will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, January 21st. Consider having lunch or dinner at Village Inn and mention the C.A.R.E. fundraiser when ordering. 20% of your pre-tax bill will go to C.A.R.E. This is good all day for dine-in, carryout, delivery and at the bar!

No flyer necessary, just mention C.A.R.E!

Village Inn Pizzeria and Sports Bar & Grill
8050 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL 60077
847-675-3737
http://villageinnpizzeria.com/

Dec
12
11:00 am11:00

Subaru Share the Love Adoption and Food Drive Event

  • Evanston Subaru in Skokie

Join us on Saturday, December 12 for a Share the Love adoption event at Evanston Subaru in Skokie.

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We will also be accepting unopened pet food and supplies to support our adoption program and C.A.R.E.'s Pet Food Corner at Irving Park Community Food Pantry.

The fun happens from 11 am to 2 pm. Meet adoptable pets, speak to C.A.R.E. volunteers about becoming a foster home. Also find out about Project HERO and enjoy FREE Pizza and Hot Dogs!

Download the Event Flyer

Evanston Subaru in Skokie
3340 Oakton St
Skokie, IL
evanstonsubaru.com
 

 

Dec
10
6:00 pm18:00

Ten Thousand Villages Holiday Shopping Event

  • Ten Thousand Villages

Join us for a very special shopping event at Ten Thousand Villages in Evanston on Thursday, December 10, from 6 pm to 9 pm. Shop, enjoy free refreshments and meet C.A.R.E. volunteers to find out about some of our pets for adoptions (our adoptables will not be present).

JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
C.A.R.E. VOLUNTEERS WILL GIFT WRAP YOUR PURCHASES.

Your purchase of fairly traded goods at Ten Thousand Villages always benefits artisans in developing countries, but during this event a percentage of sales will be donated to C.A.R.E. Choose from beautiful home decor and artwork, jewelry, scarves, children's items, fair trade coffee, tea, chocolate and so much more! Invite your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy!

Download the flyer for all the details.

Ten Thousand Villages
719 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
www.tenthousandvillages.com/evanston
847-733-8258

Nov
28
11:00 am11:00

Holiday C.A.R.E. Faire

  • Unitarian Church of Evanston
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Saturday, November 28
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Happy Howlidays and a Purry New Year! Come one, come all to the Holiday C.A.R.E. Faire. Bring your pup or kit to have their picture taken with Santa. Stock up on home-baked cookies and more in our famous Cookie Walk. Buy your holiday gifts from our Silent Auction, crafters and vendors or buy Raffle tickets.

C.A.R.E. is asking Faire attendees to bring pet food donations as suggested entry to the C.A.R.E. Faire. Dry dog and cat kibble (unopened bags), canned pet food and cat litter are especially needed. Pet food will be used for adoptable pets or to support C.A.R.E.'s Pet Food Corner at Irving Park Community Food Pantry.

Get all the details on our C.A.R.E. Faire Info page.

The C.A.R.E. Faire will be held at the Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge (at Greenwood). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nov
21
Nov 23

Fannie May Holiday Fundraiser

  • Fannie May Plaza Del Lago
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JUST IN TIME FOR HOLIDAY GIFT GIVING!

Fannie May Chocolates at Plaza Del Lago in Wilmette is supporting C.A.R.E. by hosting a special shopping event. Bring in the flyer on Saturday, November 21 through Monday, November 23 from 1 pm to 5 pm and C.A.R.E. will receive 20% of your total purchase.

Download the Flyer

This flyer must accompany purchase in order for C.A.R.E. to receive credit. Donation benefit available at this Fannie May location only.

Saturday, November 21 - Monday, November 23
1 pm to 5 pm

Fannie May Chocolates
Plaza Del Lago Shopping Center
1515 Sheridan Road
Wilmette, IL 60091
847-251-3642

Oct
24
7:30 am07:30

Evanston Farmers' Market Bake Sale

  • Evanston Farmers' Market

Come visit C.A.R.E. volunteers and friends at the Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market. We'll have lots and lots of delicious baked goods for sale.

Location: Intersection of University Place and Oak Ave. (behind Hilton Garden Inn, east of East Railroad Ave.)

Sep
16
10:00 am10:00

Dengeos Fundraiser

  • Dengeos

Our friends at Dengeos in Skokie will be holding a fundraiser for C.A.R.E. on Wednesday, September 16. Print this flyer and present it with your order any time on the 15th and Dengeos will donate 20% of your bill to C.A.R.E.™

Established in 1972, Dengeos offers a wide variety of high quality Greek and American specialties such as Gyros, ribs, Greek and BBQ Chicken, burgers and the famous Dengeos salads. (C.A.R.E. Volunteer Karey says they have great hummus, too!)

DOWNLOAD THE FLYER

Dengeos
3301 Main Street (at McCormick)
Skokie, IL 60076

847-677-7911
www.dengeos.com

Sep
12
9:00 am09:00

Giant Yard Sale to Benefit C.A.R.E.

  • 1530 Seward St Evanston, IL, 60202 United States

Come One! Come All!
Giant Yard Sale - Benefiting C.A.R.E. (Community Animal Rescue Effort)

UPDATE: RAIN DELAY!
We hope to start the yard sale when the rain lets up mid-day, from 12-5 instead of 9-3.
Please stop in this afternoon. Thank you.

1530 Seward - Corner of Seward and Florence
Saturday, September 12

Featuring:

  •  Household Items
  •  Kitchen accessories
  •  Books
  •  Animal/pet-related products
  •  And much more!
  •  Good stuff - no junque!

Come and find that hidden treasure while benefiting C.A.R.E. ! Download the flyer with all the info.

Sep
11
Sep 13

Fannie May Fundraiser

  • Fannie May Chocolates

Fannie May Chocolates at Plaza Del Lago in Wilmette is supporting C.A.R.E. by hosting a special shopping event. Bring in the flyer on Friday September 11 through Sunday September 13 from 1 pm to 5 pm and C.A.R.E. will receive 20% of your total purchase.

Download the Flyer

This flyer must accompany purchase in order for C.A.R.E. to receive credit. Donation benefit available at this Fannie May location only.

Friday September 11 - Sunday September 13
1 pm to 5 pm

Fannie May Chocolates
Plaza Del Lago Shopping Center
1515 Sheridan Road
Wilmette, IL 60091
847-251-3642

Aug
27
7:00 am07:00

Bakers Square Fundraiser

  • Bakers Square

Time for pie! Our friends at Bakers Square in Wilmette will be holding a fundraiser for C.A.R.E. on Thursday August 27. Present the flyer and Bakers Square will donate 20% of your bill to C.A.R.E.

DOWNLOAD THE FLYER

Bakers Square
200 Skokie Blvd
Wilmette, IL
847-256-6080

Aug
19
Aug 31

Bentley's & Fromm's Fundraiser

  • Bentley's Corner Barkery
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For the month of August, Bentley's Corner Barkery in Glenview (next to Mariano's at Golf & Waukegan) has paired up with Fromm Pet Food to donate 6% of Fromm store sales to C.A.R.E.

If you happen to be in the area, please stop by Bentley's and buy some Fromm food to help out C.A.R.E. kitties and pups!

Bentley's Corner Barkery
69 Waukegan Rd (at Golf - near Mariano's)
Glenview, IL
847-729-7297
getbentleys.com

 

Aug
9
6:00 pm18:00

Square Dance for the Animals

  • Glenview Park Center 2F

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Join us for a fun-filled twirl of a time to help animals in need! No dancing experience necessary!

Suggested $8 donation benefits C.A.R.E.
6-7 p.m. Intro to Square Dance - No experience needed, no partner needed, no fancy clothes required.
7-9 p.m. High/Low Dance - Mainstream & Plus Levels of Square Dancing

Featuring Callers Bobby Poyner of Joliet, IL and Ken Burke of Niles, MI.

Hosted by Glenview Squares Dance Club

Download the flyer for all the info!

Jul
22
11:00 am11:00

Lou Malnati's Fundraiser

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Deep dish or thin crust? Treat yourself to pizza and support C.A.R.E.™ at the same time! Lou Malnati's in Wilmette, Evanston and Lincolnwood will be holding a fundraiser for C.A.R.E. on Wednesday July 22. Print this flyer and present it with your order any time on 7/22 and Lou Malnati's will donate 20% of your bill to C.A.R.E. See the flyer for details.

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Evanston
www.loumalnatis.com
1850 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-5400
11am-10pm

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Wilmette (Carry Out & Delivery Only)
www.loumalnatis.com
3223 Lake Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091
847-256-5780
4pm-10pm

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Lincolnwood
www.loumalnatis.com
6649 North Lincoln Avenue
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
847-673-0800
11am-11pm

Jul
18
11:00 am11:00

Subaru Dog Wash

  • Evanston Subaru in Skokie

DOES YOUR DOG NEED A BATH? DON'T WANT TO DO IT YOURSELF?

We'll be at Evanston Subaru in Skokie, ready to wash your dog for FREE!

Saturday, July 18
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For every dog washed by C.A.R.E. volunteers, Evanston Subaru in Skokie will donate $10 to Community Animal Rescue Effort!

FREE WASH AND DRY
$10 Nail Trim

Also come for the Car Wash (for a donation) and BBQ Lunch fundraiser for the USO of Illinois!

Jun
15
Jun 16

Pizza with a Purpose at California Pizza Kitchen

Our friends at California Pizza Kitchen in Skokie will be holding a fundraiser for C.A.R.E. on Monday June 15 and Tuesday June 16. Print this flyer and present it to your server and CPK will donate 20% of your bill to C.A.R.E. Valid for dine in, take out, catering and all beverages.

Print the flyer 

California Pizza Kitchen
4999 Old Orchard Center
Skokie, IL 60067
847-673-1144
cpk.com
 

May
18
May 19

Marilyn's Restaurant Fundraiser

  • Marilyn's Restaurant

Our friends at Marilyn's Restaurant in Morton Grove will be holding a fundraiser for C.A.R.E. on Monday, May 18 - Tuesday, May 19. Present the flyer and Marilyn's will donate 20% of your bill to C.A.R.E.

DOWNLOAD THE FLYER

Marilyn's
5900 Dempster St
Morton Grove, IL
847-663-1900

May
16
9:00 am09:00

Strut for Strays™

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Join us for the 20th Annual Strut for Strays in Harms Woods
Please note the new event location

On May 16th, dogs and their guardians will make their way to Harms Woods - North for the Community Animal Rescue Effort's Strut for Strays. Hundreds of paws and feet will hit the ground walking (or running) for the 3-mile event.

WHO IS INVITED
Fun-loving people, with or without a four-footed canine companion. Although cats and other pets are not allowed, you can run or walk in honor of a favorite animal friend.

WHERE IS THE WALK?
The walk starts at Harms Woods - North in Morton Grove (Harms Road at Old Orchard Road). Look for the C.A.R.E. event signs. The route goes North from Harms Woods - North to the pedestrian overpass at Lake Street. Turn around at the water station near Lake Street. However, you may turn around at any point if your dog is tired or your feet are barkin'! Come back to the start point for refreshments and the Doggie Carnival!

SIGN UP and Read all the details here!

 
May
5
6:00 pm18:00

Ten Thousand Villages Shopping Event

  • Ten Thousand Villages

Join us for a very special shopping event at Ten Thousand Villages in Evanston on Tuesday, May 5 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Shop, enjoy free refreshments and meet C.A.R.E. Volunteers to find out about some of our pets for adoptions (our adoptables will not be present).

JUST IN TIME FOR MOTHERS DAY!

Your purchase of fairly traded goods at Ten Thousand Villages always benefits artisans in developing countries, but during this event a percentage of sales will be donated to C.A.R.E. Choose from beautiful home decor and artwork, jewelry, scarves, children's items, fair trade coffee, tea, chocolate and so much more! Invite your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy!

Download the flyer for all the details.

Ten Thousand Villages
719 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
www.tenthousandvillages.com/evanston
847-733-8258

Apr
21
10:30 am10:30

Poochie's Fundraiser

Our friends at Poochie's in Skokie will be holding a fundraiser for C.A.R.E. on Tuesday, April 21. Print this flyer and present it with your order any time on the 21st and Poochie's will donate 20% of your bill to C.A.R.E.™

Poochie’s Hot Dogs was established in 1969 in a small store front on Dempster Ave. Poochie’s has been serving the Chicago land area for more than 42 years. Poochie’s is dedicated to serving the best food and giving the best service available. They strive to make your visit a memorable one!

Poochie's - Home of the Cheddar Burger
3602 Dempster St
Skokie, IL

847-673-0100
www.PoochiesHotDogs.com

Mar
25
10:30 am10:30

Hub's Fundraiser

  • Hub's

Our friends at Hub's in Skokie will be holding a fundraiser for C.A.R.E. on Wednesday, March 25. Print this flyer and present it with your order any time on the 25th and Hub's will donate 20% of your bill to C.A.R.E.

The original Hub's Restaurant, located in Skokie, was established in 1976 and since then has been devoted to quality service. Delicious food, friendly faces, and sensible prices are what you can look forward to when you stop in at Hub's Restaurant.

Print the flyer

Hub's Restaurant
3727 W. Dempster
Skokie, IL
847-677-7695
www.hubs-restaurant.com