The 2013 CCO Annual Report is here! Inside the Annual Report you will find a letter from our Executive Director, program and service information, encouraging stories from successful CCO alumni, 2013 awards, volunteer, donor and financial information.
On behalf of the staff and shelter guests of CCO, we would like to thank everyone who give time and funds in a variety of ways in 2013. Thank you!
Join us for THE LIVING NEWS: SHELTER/ CHICAGO, a play that investigates and informs the public on the lives of homeless men, women and families in Chicago. The play will be performed at CCO and at the Chicago Cultural Center with a panel discussion to follow. Click here for date and time information.
“Artists and journalists are working with policy-makers, social workers, and homeless men, women and children, to create THE LIVING NEWS: SHELTER — a play that propels citizens to examine the complicated terrain between flashy headline news and the often invisible worlds of those living homeless on American streets.”
Click here to be redirected for THE LIVING NEWS: SHELTER/ CHICAGO website.
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!
Join us for the CCO Garage Sale! You will find the second hand items of your dreams at the Wilson Abbey located at 939 W. Wilson in Chicago from 7am – 3pm. Proceeds go will benefit the shelter residents of CCO. Hope to see you there!
We would like to thank the Pepsico company for their continued support of our programs here at CCO. In addition to sponsoring our monthly Men’s Barbershop Events, Pepsico also conducted a clothing drive which collected suits and business attire for our residents to wear for job interviews and apartment hunting.
Today we received a donation of 900 lbs. of Quaker Foods products from the Pepsico company. Good things are happening at CCO, and it’s the participation of our community partners that helps to make that happen! Thank you!
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!
The CCO kitchen prepares and serves hundreds of meals each day to our shelter guests.
Do you love to clean? Do you enjoy seeing stainless steel sparkle? Well, we have a volunteer opportunity for you. We are organizing an evening of cleaning in the CCO kitchen. Join us on Tuesday, February 18 from 6:30 – 8:30pm.
Email Eve at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP and to get more information. Thank you!