Alive is Naperville’s teen center. Centrally located, we provide teens a unique place to connect, discover and come alive! Our mission is to be a teen-led, teen-driven (TLTD) center focused on empowering the youth of today to become the impassioned, resilient leaders of tomorrow. (

Side By Side Smiles

 Cleft is defined as split or separated but a few simple surgeries can help bring a child's smile back together. Run and founded by two 15 year olds, Side By Side Smiles is dedicated to helping fund families in need through Smile Train. All proceeds made from our charm bracelets go directly to Smile Train.  (  

Literacy DuPage

 Literacy DuPage recruits and trains volunteers to tutor adults who cannot understand, speak, read, or write English. Sitting side-by-side with learners every day, we aren’t just teaching literacy, we’re changing lives.         (


 A.D.O.P.T. was founded in 1989 by a group of dedicated volunteers determined to find homes for animals in need.  Over the years, our objective has remained the same:  to place animals into permanent, caring homes and advance the humane treatment of animals through education. (

Giving DuPage

 Giving DuPage is the DuPage County volunteer center, connecting people to over 350 local nonprofit organizations. On average, Giving DuPage makes four volunteer connections every single day.             (

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$hare Mobile Payments

All donations are made using $hare the mobile app that lets iPhone and Android users do the right thing. (


Solutions for a Less Cash Society. iPayMyWay is the developer of $hare. (


ConVerge supports community entrepreneurs and students of all ages, especially mid-career professionals, woman and minorities who are reflective of our diverse community. We share ideas, make mistakes, learn new skills and build connections of all types. (