David Adler Music & Arts Center

For 100 years, the charming estate of architect David Adler has been a home for the arts in Libertyville.  The Adler Center promotes arts education while preserving an architectural treasure.  The Adler Center offers a wide variety of music and art classes, early childhood music programs, concerts, exhibitions, and community festivals that make music and the arts an integral part of daily life.


 Cook Memorial Public Library District

Cook Memorial Public Library District is proud to serve the nearly 60,000 residents of our community, from two different library locations and our bookmobile. Additionally, our extensive eLibrary digital content puts the library wherever you are, anytime, via your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Within a district that encompasses Libertyville, Green Oaks, Mettawa, northern Vernon Hills and eastern Mundelein, we strive to offer collections, services and programs that educate, enrich and inspire. It’s our pleasure to serve you.


Feed My Starving Children

As a Christian non-profit organization, Feed My Starving Children is called to feed God’s starving children hungry in body and spirit. You will hear us say this again and again: “We want to reach everyone, until ALL are fed.” We truly mean this. This means reaching the hard-to-reach people and places, the “least of these.” They will be found, and they will be fed.


HOPE Food Distribution Services


Hope Food Distribution Services, NFP (HFDS) is a non-profit operated out of St. Lawrence Episcopal Church in Libertyville. The mission of Hope Food Distribution Services, NFP is to reduce the incidence of hunger and its negative impact on individuals and families in Lake County.
125 W. Church Street, Libertyville, IL 60048.


 Lake County Haven

Lake County Haven empowers homeless women and their children to achieve permanent, independent living. Haven residents receive the time, education, and support they need to make life-saving changes for their families. We envision that no one who enters our programs will ever be homeless again.


 Lake County Forest Preserves: The Preservation Foundation

The mission of the Preservation Foundation is to extend and accelerate the Lake County Forest Preserve’s goals through private philanthropy to restore and preserve Lake County’s natural and cultural resources in perpetuity.heart_donate

Lambs Farm

Helping people with developmental disabilities lead productive, happy lives and connecting with the human spirit in us all.


 Libertyville Cooperative Nursery School

For more than 70 years, Libertyville Cooperative Nursery School (a 501c3 not-for-profit organization) has been recognized as an innovator in preschool education and a pillar in the Libertyville community.   Capitalizing on the natural curiosity and interests of children, our play-based approach encourages active participation and creative, purposeful investigation while supporting the needs of all types of young learners.



Libertyville Civic Center Foundation

The Libertyville Civic Center Foundation is organized for charitable purposes and benefits the community through the partnership and support of local civic, senior and philanthropic organizations.  As a means to provide these groups with affordable, easily accessible gathering space, the Foundation operates and maintains the historic Civic Center, a versatile, two-story structure located in the heart of Libertyville’s downtown.


Libertyville- Mundelein Historical Society

Established in 1955, the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society collects and preserves historical material and information relative to Libertyville, Mundelein and surrounding areas in Lake County, Illinois. The 1878 Ansel B. Cook Home, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to the society’s archives and Victorian museum.


Libertyville Township Food Pantry

Libertyville Township Food Pantry provides food for township residents who are in need.

Mainstreet Libertyville

mainstreet-libertyvilleThe mission of MainStreet Libertyville is to promote and sustain economic vitality in downtown Libertyville while preserving its unique character.


Northern Illinois Food Bank

northernil-food-bank-transparent-backgroundOur mission is to lead the Northern Illinois community in solving hunger by providing nutritious meals to those in need through innovative programs and partnerships.



Our House of Hope Rescue

Our House of Hope Rescue is an Illinois State Licensed Nonprofit Animal Welfare Organization that specializes in the medical, behavioral, and emotional rehabilitation of animals.



PADS Lake County

PADS Lake County, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing emergency shelter, permanent supportive housing, and comprehensive resources to families with children and individuals experiencing homelessness in Lake County, Illinois.


Red Rose Children’s Choir of Lake County

red-rose-choirsThe Red Rose Children’s Choir of Lake County is dedicated to educating and inspiring children to perform and appreciate fine choral music.  This auditioned choir serves children with disabilities, diversities, and cultures who desire the lake-county-boys-choircamaraderie of sharing their passion for music with other like-minded children in a non-competitive environment. RRCCLC is celebrating our 20th anniversary this season.


Youth & Family Counseling

Youth & Family Counseling is an outpatient counseling center serving children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Opening doors to mental healthcare so people can cope, heal and thrive is our core mission. We believe that everyone should have access to professional mental health services, and we strive to eliminate barriers to care in our community.


Zacharias Center

Built on the courage of survivors, ZCenter delivers rape crisis, prevention education and information to over 52,000 people annually in northeastern Illinois. ZCenter is the only agency in Illinois providing comprehensive support services from two holistic, healing environments, in English and Spanish. For over 30 years, our services have included: free individual and group counseling, medical, legal, support-line advocacy, and prevention education and outreach.


I Plus

i-plusFor over 20 years I-PLUS, a 501c3 non-profit organization, has prevented re-entry to homelessness for over 700 Veterans and community clients who have mental illnesses and disabilities with a history of chronic homelessness. Located at the James A. Lovell VA Healthcare Facility in North Chicago, we work in a triangle of care with mental health, case management teams to provide stability for these men and women who have monthly government income through the VA or Social Security by helping them stay within a budget and paying their rent and bills for them until their treatment teams have deemed them able to manage their own finances.


A Safe Place

asp-circle-logoAs the leading advocate for eliminating domestic violence in northern Illinois, A Safe Place provides services to survivors of domestic violence that support them in their efforts to transform their lives after domestic violence.

We will lead the nation in breaking the cycle of violence, thus creating safe and healthy communities.


 CASA Lake County

CASA Lake County exists to promote and protect the best interest of children who have been abused or neglected, by training volunteers to advocate for them in courts, in schools and in our community to help them find safe, permanent and loving homes.  Nearly 1,500 children experience abuse or neglect each year in Lake County. Instead of playing with neighbors and making happy family memories, they’re attending court hearings, adjusting to new foster homes and transitioning to new schools. That’s a heavy burden for a child to carry. With a CASA volunteer dedicated to their case, Lake County’s most vulnerable children will have someone speaking up for their best interests.


Citadel Theatre

Citadel Theatre is one of Chicagoland’s premier live theatres, producing hundreds of performances annually and inspiring audiences for over 14 years. Founded by Scott and Ellen Phelps in 2002, Citadel Theatre is comprised of its Main Stage performances, its On Tour programs, and its theatre acting classes for children. A proud member of the League of Chicago Theatres and the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff ArtsLink, Citadel Theatre offers a unique intimate theatre experience that transports you to another setting and leaves you feeling exhilarated and wanting more.


 Bravo Waukegan

Bravo Waukegan began as a grassroots effort to help boost music programs within the Waukegan School District. Seven years later, Bravo has become an integral partner in supporting in-school, after-school and summer music education programs. In a highly diverse and under-served district, Bravo brings a variety of resources to schools.



GLASA is a non-profit organization that promotes the physical and mental well-being of youth, adults and injured military with a physical or visual disability through quality adaptive recreation and sports programming. Founded in 1999, GLASA was created to address the need for wellness and sports programs for this under-served population.  GLASA provides a continuum of instruction, coaching, equipment and support for the first-time recreational athlete to the elite international competitor. GLASA serves individuals throughout Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. Our motto is “Let NO ONE Sit on the SIDELINES.”


Ballet Theatre of Illinois

Ballet Theatre of Illinois is a non- profit dance company for pre-professional artists.  BTI was established to enhance the training of aspiring dancers. Our purpose is to provide company members with opportunities to perform and cultivate personal artistic growth.


Reading Power

Reading Power serves the children of North Chicago and Zion, Illinois by providing early literacy interventions to prekindergarten (North Chicago only), kindergarten, first, and second grade students. Reading Power is an independent, individualized literacy program tutoring children in prekindergarten through grade two. Working in partnership with underserved schools, one-to-one tutoring is provided during the school day. Our mission is to accelerate children’s literacy learning and to develop in them a love of reading and writing. We believe that all children deserve to reach their intellectual potential.heart_donate

Animal Education & Rescue

AEAR is an Illinois not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  The mission of AEAR is to bring people and animals together through education, therapy, and rescue. AEAR focuses on educating the general public on responsible pet ownership and how to best care for their pets; pet owners are given resources for obtaining low-cost spay and neuter services for their pets. AEAR assists other rescue organizations by passing their name on to people who may benefit from their services. Pets are brought to schools and nursing homes to provide education and therapy. AEAR also assists in rescuing and placing unwanted animals.


Lake Forest Symphony

The Lake Forest Symphony aims to foster a community that is enriched, educated, and transformed by the power of music. The Symphony’s mission is to bring high quality, innovative musical performances to diverse audiences to inspire creativity, strengthen connections, and engage the community. Our ongoing commitment to access, educational opportunities, and partnerships will ensure that orchestral music thrives and enhances the quality of life for all.

 Bernie’s Book Bin

Bernie’s Book Bank collects, processes and distributes quality new and gently used children’s books to significantly increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicagoland.  Bernie’s Book Bank is the leading provider of quality books to at-risk children in the Chicagoland area.


Lake County Cares

Since 1967, Lake County Cares has been the premier volunteer service hub of Lake County. LCC is an active center that strengthens communities by operating essential outreach programs and facilitating daily connections between our volunteer corps and local agencies, municipalities, schools, civic groups, and religious organizations.