“And now let us believe in a long year that is given to us, new, untouched, full of things that have never been.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke
We 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!
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!
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.
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.
“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
― Charles Dickens
Tonight CCO will be having it’s annual Christmas Concert night! Bands, treats and a lot of holiday fun for all!
If you would like to donate to the work of CCO click on the ‘donate’ button above. Donors make this critical work possible. Thanks!