$4 For Shelter

Did you know that every night 330 people receive shelter from Cornerstone Community Outreach? This is both homeless families with children, and single adults. Not only do they not have to sleep outside, they get nutritious meals, case management support, clothing, employment, education and every support available to them so that they can focus on what they need to do to get housed. A donation of $4 from you, will provide one night of shelter. … Continue reading

Thank you Fight2Feed!

Fight2Feed Serves Up a Delicious Mother’s Day Dinner! Fight2Feed has really gone above and beyond again! Thank you to all the Fight2Feed volunteers who purchased, prepped, chopped, simmered, and baked a delicious dinner for #MothersDay at CCO. Our shelter families and single adults were blessed with delicious lemon chicken, BBQ chicken, sloppy joes, fresh carrots, green beans and much more. Dessert was also served and the children got special treats. Through food rescue, reduced cost … Continue reading

Save the Hunger Walk Date!

Save the Date! The 32 nd Annual Greater Chicago Food Depository Hunger Walk will step off on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The 5k walk normally takes place in late-June but the fun has been moved to September this year. Plan to join us and help boost CCO’s food allotment with the Food Depot by bringing your family and friends along this September. Your walk will help our shelter guests and food pantry patrons get the … Continue reading

Team CCO & the Shamrock Shuffle

Five members of Team CCO crossed the finish line at this year’s Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle. We want to say thanks to each runner and walker who raised awareness and funds for the families and single adults sheltered at CCO! Learn more about other exciting events Team CCO has to offer by clicking here. #RunForShelter #RunForShelter

Letter from the Executive Director

Dear Friends: Another year has flown by and the staff at Cornerstone have had a front row seat to so many victories and successes! We get to witness the relief on people’s faces when they finally secure keys to their home once again, or for some, for the first time ever. We experience firsthand the joy of someone getting a job because they know that is a major step in securing their housing. Being able … Continue reading