Thank you, Hunger Walkers!

  33rd Annual Hunger Walk! Nearly 50 volunteers walked 3.1 miles at this year’s Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD) Hunger Walk. CCO staff, volunteers, and supporters came together to fight hunger in Chicago. Their efforts produced 11,000 pounds of food for families and individuals sheltered at CCO. Each step increased CCO’s food allowance with the GCFD, which in turn, will go toward nutritious meals for our shelter guests, food pantry patrons, and dinner guests. Thank you … Continue reading

80,000 Airline Miles from AA!

80,000 American Airline AAdvantage miles is just one of the amazing raffle prizes at the CCO Fall Fundraiser this year! Join us for a chance to win! We have kept the event ticket price very low so you can enjoy an evening of delicious food, interesting speakers, and an outstanding raffle table! Click here to purchase your tickets today. We hope to see you there! Here is a list of some of our fabulous raffle … Continue reading

CCO Fall Fundraiser!

Join us on October 24 at 6:30 pm at the Wilson Abbey for a fun-filled evening that is sure to encourage and motivate! Our Annual Fall Fundraiser is fast approaching. We hope you will join us for delicious cuisine, informative speakers, opportunities to meet other CCO supporters, and don’t forget about our amazing raffle prizes! You can find ticketing information here. Check out these amazing raffle prizes… About Face Theater American Airlines, 100,000 airline miles! … Continue reading

By June, 2018!

This year so-far at CCO 307 people have come to CCO for shelter 27 families, and 28 single adults have been moved into permanent housing. Over 35,000 meals have been served And we’re only half way there!

Families Experiencing Homelessness

It is our privilege to welcome families of all descriptions who are experiencing homelessness. CCO operates two shelters for families, Sylvia Family Shelter and Hannah House Shelter, both welcome families who are homeless and provide them with individualized wrap-around services. These services are a personalized approach to assisting our shelter guests in moving from homelessness to permanent housing. It includes housing referrals, subsidized databases, job training, employment referrals, educational enrollment, counseling, medical referrals, information regarding … Continue reading