2013 Annual Report Is Here!

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To see the 2013 Annual Report click here.

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!

THE LIVING NEWS: SHELTER/ CHICAGO

THE LIVING NEWS: SHELTER

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.

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.

Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle

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!

It’s not too late to join Team CCO. Learn more here.

Thank you Pepsico and Quaker!

Pepsico & Quaker

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!

We Have A Winner!

Shamrock Shuffle Winner!

Juniper Escue is the proud winner of an ipod shuffle. She is the top Team CCO Shamrock Shuffle fundraiser under 18. June has raised a total of $850 for CCO!

Great job and congratulations, June!

Does charitable fitness sound like something you’re interested in? Check out the options here. You won’t regret it!

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 from Cornerstone Community Outreach on Vimeo.

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!

A Sparkling Kitchen

CCO Kitchen

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 eve@ccolife.org to RSVP and to get more information. Thank you!