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!
Congratulations Team CCO! We are grateful to all our wonderful team members who participated in the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle! Together the 11 members that ran the Shuffle raised over $3,500 to help alleviate homelessness in Chicago!
Nearly half of the team are adolescents who volunteer at CCO wrapping and delivering birthday gifts and treats to children living in the shelter. We are proud of their example to others and compassionate dedication to homeless children!
Learn more about Team CCO by clicking on the video clip above or by going to the Team CCO page here. The Team is offering a lot of charitable fitness opportunities in 2014. Find the one that’s right for you!
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:
“For the past two years, I’ve hit the streets running the Chicago marathon with Team CCO in exchange for donations for Cornerstone Community Outreach, a charity that serves the homeless. This year, our team is running the Shamrock Shuffle. If you’d like to join our team, click here. Registration opens today!”
Tom will be running an 8K at this years Shamrock Shuffle. Join him and others running through downtown Chicago to help alleviate homelessness. Click here to learn more about Team CCO. Thanks!
What’s your 2014 new year’s resolution? More exercise? Do more for others? Learn more about Team CCO. This year the team is offering more opportunities for fun and fitness while helping the homeless people in Chicago.
Tomorrow, registration opens for the Shamrock Shuffle. This 8K will take place in beautiful downtown Chicago on March 30, 2014. Join the Team and shuffle through the city while helping alleviate homelessness. Registration fills up quickly so act fast if you want to be part of Team CCO at the Shamrock Shuffle.
Corey Escue, BoMF volunteer & CCO Board member, is pictured here with the BoMF team.
CCO is proud to be a community partner with Back on my Feet – Chicago. BoMF believes that through dedication and hard work resident members earn the opportunity to create a new road for themselves. Running leads to personal transformation and dedication to the program leads to access to training, employment and housing resources.
Learn more about BoMF and how running can help alleviate homelessness by clicking here.