Join Us At The Green Fest Chicago!

Come to the Green Fest Chicago on Sunday, May 6 at 2pm to hear Sandra Ramsey, CCO Executive Director and Jeremy Nicholls, CCO case manager discuss homelessness. New Life for Old Bags will be displaying and discussing their crocheted mats (made from plastic bags) for the homeless. Hope to see you there!

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CCO Executive Director and Casemanager to Speak at Chicago Green Fest!

Representatives from New Life for Old Bags and Cornerstone Community Outreach will be speaking on May 6 at the Green Festival in Chicago.New Life for Old Bags (NLOB) is a collaboration of volunteers who transform used plastic bags into sleeping mats for the homeless. Over 700 grocery bags are needed for each mat. Instead of ending up in a landfill these bags are used as a light, sleeping mat for homeless people. Presenters will discuss the issue of homelessness, the effects of plastic bags on the environment, and the importance of collaboration with community organizations.
Sandra Ramsey, Executive Director of CCO and case manager, Jeremy Nicholls will be talking about homelessness and NLOB program to help Chicago’s most vulnerable. Follow the link, below to learn more about this exciting event!