Impact Board Overview


Create Positive Change for Chicago's Most Vulnerable Women

The Impact Board of Sarah’s Circle educates individuals on the realities and complexities of women's homelessness in order to both advocate and raise awareness of the issues, and to help raise funds. The Impact Board is comprised of an informed and passionate group of individuals willing to increase the visibility of Sarah's Circle. The Impact Board will support Sarah's Circle in ending homelessness for women in Chicago. 

Membership Expectations:

Time Commitment
•  Conduct one stewardship event annually to introduce community members to Sarah's Circle. Examples include:

- Hosting a lunch or coffee with colleagues
- Hosting an event such as a brunch or cocktail party
- Introducing Sarah's Circle to a place of employment for potential sponsorship or corporate foundation funding
- Introducing Sarah's Circle to a faith-based community
- Recruiting one person to participate on the Impact Board

•  Promote and attend annual fundraising events (2 total)

Financial Commitment
Members are asked to make an annual financial impact of $2,500 either through a personal contribution, or through any ancillary contribution made promoting Impact Board’s efforts. These would include, but are not limited to:

•  Funds raised during a house event
•  Tickets purchased for the Beer Fest (October 18, 2019)
•  Tickets purchased for Impact Board's Hot Summer Night Event (June 4, 2020)
•  Money donated through your Winter Walk team (February 23, 2020)
•  Money donated through corporate sponsorship, faith-based organizations, friends, and/or colleagues

Membership Benefits:

Sarah's Circle's Impact Board is an opportunity for philanthropic minded individuals to contribute to Sarah's Circle's mission with a high impact and low time commitment. In addition to participating in ending homelessness for women in Chicago, Impact Board members can expect:

• Quarterly updates about our work
• Recognition in our Annual Report and on our website
• Access to the tools, information, and support needded to fulfill your individual goals as a member of this board

 Apply Today!

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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