Join Us For The Hunger Walk!

2013 hunger walk

29th Annual Hunger Walk

Last year, over 120 fabulous CCO volunteers walked 3.1 miles at the Greater Chicago Food Depository Hunger Walk. Over 25,000 pounds of food went to good use within our shelter programs, food pantry patron and dinner guest program. Join us this year!

Save the date! This year’s Hunger Walk will take place June 21, 2014 at Soldier Field in Chicago. Join us and help alleviate hunger in Chicago. Email Eve at eve@ccolife.org for more information!

 

Hunger Walk!

2013 hunger walk

Save the date! The Greater Chicago Food Depository is thrilled to announce that the 29th Annual Hunger Walk will take place June 21, 2014 at Soldier Field in Chicago. Join us and help alleviate hunger in Chicago. Keep checking back for more information!

To view last years photo album click here.

Team CCO Looks Back

Team CCO looks back… These are a handful of Team CCO images from the past two marathons.

Is the marathon on your mind? Would you rather start with a half marathon or mud run? How about a walk with friends or family? Join the team and learn more about the charitable fitness options Team CCO is offering in 2014. You won’t regret it!

What Is Team CCO?

Team CCO

Team CCO is Cornerstone Community Outreach’s growing fitness charity team. Team members meet together, volunteer, and challenge themselves through training and fund raising for the families and individuals sheltered at CCO. These efforts directly benefit the lives of our shelter guests and help to alleviate homelessness in Chicago.

In the past, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon has been the centerpiece of Team CCO’s fitness year. This year the team is offering a broad range of charitable fitness options. They are:

Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle – March 30, 2014

Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race – June 1, 2014

Greater Chicago Food Depository Annual Hunger Walk– June 2014

Chicago Half Marathon – September 7, 2014

Bank of America Chicago Marathon – October 12, 2014

Click here to learn more about joining the Team!

 

Plastic-bag Free!

Ruby and her reusable bagWe want to be plastic-free! Do you have reusable shopping bags that are just gathering dust? Drop them off any time at 4628 N. Clifton Avenue in Chicago. They will be used for our food pantry program that provides nutritious food to over 125 households each week. Thank you!

Reusable Bags!

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CCO is working to be plastic-free! Today at the CCO Food bag Program, pantry patrons were given reusable bags for their can goods, produce and frozen meats. Do you have reusable bags you would like to donate? Please bring them to 4628 N. Clifton Avenue in Chicago. Staff and neighbors donated a large quantity of bags. Special thanks to Coinstar and Redbox for donating nearly 3,000 insulated Whole Foods bags. Thank you!

Hunger Walk!

Over 120 fabulous CCO volunteers walked 3.1 miles at this years Greater Chicago Food Depository Hunger Walk. Over 25,000 pounds of food will go to our shelter residents, food pantry patrons and dinner guests who count on CCO for nutritious meals! We are so grateful to everyone who joined us for this fun event!

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you to everyone who walked for CCO or made a donation into our food account. We are grateful!

We need you!

Brenda and Rich

We need you to walk the Hunger Walk for CCO! Last year, 61 people walked at 5k along Chicago’s beautiful to help alleviate hunger in Chicago.

Learn more about the Hunger Walk here. If you have any additional questions contact Beth at bnicholls@ccolife.org

Thanks!

214 Pounds of Food!

How much do you weigh? Don’t answer that! No matter what you weigh if you participate in this years Hunger Walk you will add 214 pounds of nutritious groceries to our food account! These food items are used to feed our shelter residents and dinner guests and are distributed through our food bag program! Click “Get Involved” in the menu above and then click “Hunger Walk” for more information. Thank you!

Join us for the Hunger Walk!

Join us for the Hunger Walk!