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!
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.
Please email Jim McGuire, Vice President of Membership, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.