Young Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago

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We're a social group of young professionals in the Chicago area and we support local charities.

Attend an event or First Thursday Happy Hour to meet the Board, as well as other members, and find out more!

The annual member cost is $20


Join the Club!

Click here to become a member

The Young Irish Fel­low­ship Club has over 3,000 gen­eral mem­bers through­out the Chicagoland area, 150 of whom have

Emer­ald Member sta­tus. Mem­bers range in age from 21–39+ and come from dif­fer­ent eth­nic and social back­grounds.

You don’t have to be "IRISH" to join the YIFC! Every­one over 21 is wel­come to join!


Emer­ald Mem­ber­ship high­lights for the Young Irish Fel­low­ship Club of Chicago:

  • Know­ing you sup­port com­mu­nity pro­grams and Young Irish char­i­ties.

  • Spe­cial vol­un­teer oppor­tu­ni­ties with our char­i­ties and Young Irish part­ners; the oppor­tu­nity to join us on the Young Irish float in Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parade

  • Members-only dis­count offers to Young Irish events includ­ing a spe­cial pre­sale for For­ever Green; the oppor­tu­nity to avoid sell outs by pur­chas­ing tick­ets to our events before non-members

  • Monthly newslet­ters that keep you up-to-date on Young Irish events as well as other net­work­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties in Chicago’s Irish community

  • Spe­cial raf­fles and prizes for mem­bers only


All this and plenty more!

We value your mem­ber­ship and thank you for sup­port­ing our charities.

Why Join the YIFC?
The YIFC offers a unique blend of social, sport­ing and char­i­ta­ble events that attract many types of peo­ple with dif­fer­ent

inter­ests. The YIFC is one of the old­est char­i­ta­ble orga­ni­za­tions in Chicago run exclu­sively by vol­un­teers in their 20s and 30s. The Club is rich with tra­di­tion not only in the Irish cul­ture, but also in its sup­port of numer­ous worth­while char­i­ties through­out Chicago and sur­round­ing areas. As a mem­ber, you will have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to attend social & sport­ing events, attend

vol­un­teer opportunities, and meet many new friends!


Mem­ber­ship Has Its Priv­i­leges
You will be added to the mem­ber­ship data­base in order to des­ig­nate such status.
New this year - all members will receive a Member Card good for discounts at some of our favorite bars and restaurants. Learn more about our Member Cards.



Become a mem­ber or renew your mem­ber­ship today!


Please email Jim McGuire, Vice Pres­i­dent of Mem­ber­ship, at with any questions.