JOIN US

The first step in getting involved in SOAR is becoming a member. Individuals, businesses, buildings, and organizations can all become SOAR members. Being a SOAR member gives you access to our events, as well as other exclusive opportunities depending on your membership level.

Membership with SOAR shows your commitment to Streeterville, and gives you a voice within our community! Whether you’re an individual, a family, business, building, or institutional organization, are you ready to be an active member of the Streeterville community?

Residential Membership

Membership benefits include:

Member $75      First time SOAR members join for only $50 for one year
  • Reduced admission to programs and events
  • Complimentary SOAR Farmers Market carry bag and face mask
  • Subscription to our monthly and weekly email newsletter SOAR Spotlight
  • Ability to join Task Forces and volunteer at our events
  • Receive a personalized membership card to use for member-only offers from local restaurants and theaters
Patron $150
All of the Member benefits plus:
  • Reserved seating at SOAR Annual Meeting for you and a guest
Advocate $300
All of the Patron benefits plus:
  • Recognition on our website, social media and other printed materials
Benefactor $500+
All of the Advocate benefits plus:
  • Link to your business on our website
  • Our sincere thanks and appreciation for your commitment to our organization.
If you are not receiving copies of SOAR’s newsletter Spotlight, please contact Meghan Farrell at mfarrell@soarchicago.org

Business Membership

Business Membership $250
Membership includes 4 staff members.

Benefits

  • Your business logo and link to the Business Member Directory located on SOAR’s website
  • Subscription to SOAR’s weekly newsletter Spotlight 
  • Member offers and your business updates included on SOAR’s website located on the Member Offers page. We also promote these offers and updates with a bi-weekly e-blast
  • Announcement of membership with logo and link to your website in Spotlight 
  • Ability to promote your business through SOAR’s social media networks
  • Business announcements/member offers promoted at the SOAR Farmers Market Booth and in new and renewal member packets
  • Opportunities to host member event and socials at your venue (please ask about virtual event opportunities)
  • Recognition at Annual Meeting
  • Reduced admission to socials, programs, and events (except for fundraising events)

Opportunities
Exclusive access to SOAR events held at your venue 
SOAR hosts monthly social & professional events held at business member venues.

  • Monthly events hosted at SOAR Business member venues are marketed to members and residents
  • Your company logo will appear on all promotional material for the event including Spotlight, SOAR social media and the SOAR website
  • Venue need only supply a designated, semi-private space for our guests to gather and a designated server or easy access to the bar. Reduced or complimentary drink or appetizer is appreciated.

Social Media/Newsletter Offers extended to our Members

  • Posts will be written about discounts on products/services, information about a sale, or free item with purchase. Posts go out daily on Twitter, Facebook, NextDoor, and Instagram
  • Keep us informed about events, specials or updates on your business; whether virtual or in person.
  • Offers are listed in SOAR Spotlight and website with links to business and logo

Sponsorship Opportunities 
Partnering with SOAR gives you and your business an opportunity to deliver your message to over 2000 neighbors in Streeterville. Opportunities include:

  • Event Sponsor
  • Food & Drink Sponsor
  • SOAR Spotlight newsletter Monthly & Weekly Sponsor

Building Membership

Membership includes the board president and property manager.

1-99 Unit Building $350 or
100+ Unit Building $500

  • Reduced admission (Board President and Property Manager ) to SOAR programs and events
  • SOAR member window tag
  • Subscription to our monthly and weekly email newsletter SOAR Spotlight
  • Special invitations and offers via email

Institutional Membership

Institutional Membership $250

Membership includes 4 individuals within your organization.

  • Link to your website on SOAR website
  • SOAR member window tag
  • Reduced admission to programs and events (excluding fundraising events)
  • Subscription to our monthly and weekly email newsletter SOAR Spotlight
  • Special invitations and offers via email

Get Involved!

Build and celebrate community with SOAR! 

SOAR members can be truly active Streeterville residents by taking part in task forces, committees, clubs, an other volunteer opportunities. What are your talents and expertise? There are ways to get involved in SOAR where you can use your skills to better our community and advocate for what you care about.