Tax Deadline for Donations…

 

Christmas PortraitWe are quickly approaching the December 31 tax deadline for donations. We ask that you continue your commitment to alleviating homelessness in Chicago. We are privileged to work with a diverse range of people. From newborns to senior citizens, individuals to large families, we are dedicated to walking alongside everyone who comes to us in need. Join us in this critical work by making a donation today. Thank you!


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Holiday Parties for our Single Residents!

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 We can’t forget about our single shelter residents at this time of year! It can be especially challenging to be on your own for the holidays. That’s why CCO, along with our generous volunteers and donors, have had several great events for the residents of our Naomi House and Epworth shelter programs. We want to thank Elkgrove Calvary Chapel for serving delicious holiday treats while passing out new backpacks, socks and winter wear for our single shelter residents! Thank you!

Happy Holidays!

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Did you know? Last month, CCO served approximately 9,400 meals to our residents. Our dining room is bustling with activity each and every day.

With the holiday approaching several church and civic groups will be serving holiday meals. We are grateful for the nourishment, encouragement and personal touch that each group brings.

The Holiday Season is Here!

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Approximately 65 diverse families are currently being sheltered at CCO. We try to make this time of year special for all of our families and individuals.

Join us in supporting our residents as they move toward self-sufficiency and permanent housing.

Donate to our critical work by clicking on the Donate Now button below.

We Are Thankful

“I am thankful for food, like chicken, rice, mashed potatoes and corn. So Yummy!”

“I am thankful for all the things God has done for everyone in the world.”

“I am thankful for my kids and my family and my soon-to-be husband. Thank you God for letting me take care of them!”

More Leaves of Gratitude…

Here are some more “leaves of gratitude” from our Sylvia Center families.

“I am thankful for my children, my family, my friend and my mighty God!”

“I am thankful for my daddy for playing with me.”