Mission Statement

CBRE Cares Chicago leads employees in philanthropic efforts at the local level in a way that both represents and serves the ideals of the CBRE Chicago community. The Chapter’s fundraising efforts include a variety of events such as the annual Charity Bash. The Chapter has donated approximately $1M since its inception in 2008.

Goals and Objectives

Facilitate disbursement of donations through the CBRE Cares Foundation 
Any CBRE employee who has personally contributed funds to a local charitable organization 501(c)(3) is eligible to request a donation from the committee.

Develop and implement programs to support the charitable needs of our community
We continue to support local organizations included Cradles to Crayons, William F. Finkl Academy and Bounce Children’s Foundation.

Host fundraising events efforts to support our local philanthropic programs
Opportunities to get involved with philanthropic programs and events will be announced throughout the year. We will also help advertise philanthropies and fundraisers our CBRE employees are passionate about.

Communicate with Chicago Area employees about charitable events and giving opportunities
Contact Orlando Aguirre to let us know what you’re doing to help our community

Upcoming Events

  • Friday, August 16th | Habitat for Humanity Real Estate Build for 30 people
    Contact Amber Davis to register!
  • Wednesday, August 21 | Cradles to Crayons: 4th Annual Backpack-A-Thon
    Join more than 750 volunteers to help 50,000+ Chicagoland children start school ready to learn from head to toe. Contact Harmony Morrison to sign up for the high-impact service event.
  • Friday, September 13 | Skyline Soiree
    The Skyline Soiree is a unique opportunity to support the mission of the American Cancer Society while mingling with young professional and philanthropic leaders from a diverse array of industries for an unforgettable evening.
  • Friday, September 20 | American Heart Association: Heart Walk
    CBRE is joining  1M Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation to raise funds for lifesaving science to cure heart disease and stroke. Register here and search for Team Milonas. Contact Andria Winters with questions.
  • Saturday, October 5 | AIDS Foundation: Run & Walk
    Advocate toward ending HIV and AIDS in Illinois at Soldier Field. Contact Orlando Aguirre to join and click here for more information.

12th Annual CBRE Cares Charity Bash

Thursday, July 18 from 5:30-8:30PM | We hope to see you at our 12th annual CBRE Cares Charity Bash. Join us as the Chicago real estate industry’s most anticipated summertime fundraiser returns to the Friendly Confines with more of what you love and new surprises. Price of admission includes beverages, ballpark fare and the chance to network on beautiful Wrigley Field. 100% of net proceeds benefit Cubs Charities, their affiliates and CBRE Cares charities. Learn more and purchase tickets here.


Membership Directory

Q2 2019 Newsletter

For information about employee matches, click here.
Chicago Employee Match Requests
Ronald McDonald

Ronald McDonald

On November 1, volunteers gathered at the Ronald McDonald House in Hines, IL to prepare and serve a dinner for families. The group raised $275 in total from CBRE employee donations.
Cradles to Crayons

Cradles to Crayons

CBRE Chicago continued their support of Cradles to Crayons as they rolled up their sleeves for the 3rd annual Un-Gala. Dozens of volunteer teams worked together to help sort, inspect, and package winter essentials to help keep local children safe and warm!
Halloween Bake Sale

Halloween Bake Sale

Proceeds will go to help prepare meals for the men and women's shelter and additional charities.
Serve a Thon

Serve a Thon

Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon