Annual Events

Sweaters for Sarah's Circle

Friday December 6th at 7:00 PM at Lincoln Tap Room

Grab your ugliest sweater and join us for a night with an open bar and unlimited merriment! The Associates Board of Sarah's Circle is collecting plus-sized coats and other winter gear to support women experiencing homelessness! Bring your new or gently used coats and other winter weather donations to the Lincoln Tap Room on December 6th from 7-11 pm, and stay for an open bar package, raffle prizes, an ugly sweater contest, and more! 

Single tickets $40. Bring your friends and take advantage of discounted group tickets. Find Tickets and More Info Here!

To see a list of the donation items we are looking for, or if you are unable to make it to the event
but would still like to contribute, visit our Amazon Wishlist here.

*This event is restricted to persons at least 21 years old*


An Exceptional Beer Fest

Live music, great drinks, must-have auction items, and all to help women in need.
Check back for the date of Beer Fest 2020.



28th Annual
Winter Walk: a Mile in Her Shoes

February 23, 2020


Since 1993, thousands of neighbors, supporters, and new friends have gathered to "walk a mile in her shoes" to better understand homelessness for women in the city of Chicago. This event takes participants on a one-mile walk through the Uptown neighborhood while stopping along the way to listen to stories of women who have rebuilt their lives with the help of Sarah's Circle. Winter Walk: a Mile in Her Shoes emphasizes the reality that women are homeless even during Chicago's most dangerous weather.

Participants first meet at Truman College where we separate into walking groups to brave the cold together. After returning from the one-mile walk, we enjoy a meal of Chicago-style hot dogs generously donated by Vienna Beef while listening to the program.

Anyone is welcome to attend this free, family friendly event. Winter Walk: a Mile in Her Shoes offers a shortened walk and special activities for children.

Help Us Fundraise!

In 2019, the 27th Annual Winter Walk: a Mile in Her Shoes set a new recod, raising over $140,000 for women in need! For the 2020 walk, we've increased our goal to $175,000!

The success of this event relies solely on our supporters stepping up to create individual or team fundraising pages to help collect donations from their friends and families.
Help make next year the best Winter Walk yet - click here to sign up for event updates as soon as they are available.


Ways to Help

Please visit our Ways to Help page to learn more about the many ways you can directly impact the women of Sarah’s Circle.


Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space. By providing life necessities, housing, case management, clinical and social services, we encourage women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically; realizing their unique potential.

Sarah's Circle

4838 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-728-1991

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