Hope and the Half Marathon

Chris Spicer, Team CCO and CCO Board Member, recently completed the Chicago Half Marathon. He was worked to spread homeless awareness and funds for those sheltered at CCO. Here is an excerpt from Chris’ fundraising letter: If you are homeless you face hard questions every day. Questions most of the people receiving this letter may have never had to ask themselves in their lives. Questions like, “Where will I sleep tonight?” or “How will I … Continue reading

Expedia Cares!

Expedia Cares about teens experiencing homelessness. On Thursday, September 26th an outstanding group of Expedia employees came to CCO for a volunteer day. They worked tirelessly through the 88 degree heat and transformed an unused area into an arts and crafts space for teens at the Sylvia Center. The group worked extremely hard carrying and lifting huge items out of storage and arranging them in the new space. They completed their project with a fresh … Continue reading

Hang Up & Help Out!

Search your closet, dig through the basement, and join us at the Street Store this Saturday! The Street Store collaborates with local non-profits across the world to create a free outdoor clothing market. Donors can come and hang up their gently-used goods and our neighbors in need can choose from available items. Bring your gently-used clothing and shoes to Weiss Hospital parking lot on Saturday, October 1 from 9-2:30pm. Click here to go the Street … Continue reading