Reusable Bags!


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CCO is working to be plastic-free! Today at the CCO Food bag Program, pantry patrons were given reusable bags for their can goods, produce and frozen meats.

Do you have reusable bags you would like to donate? Please bring them to 4628 N. Clifton Avenue in Chicago. Staff and neighbors donated a large quantity of … Read More



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A good time was had by all at the 2013 Team CCO BBQ! Team members came together to feast on delicious food, chat, learn more about CCO and get some fundraising tips. Andrew Winter, Team CCO captain, familiarized team members with CCO success stories, social media sites and tips for supporting CCO. … Read More

Looking Back


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We’re looking back at Team CCO 2012. Click the image to view our photo gallery from last years marathon and consider supporting Team CCO 2013. This year we have an even bigger group of dedicated volunteers willing to run 26.2 miles to help alleviate homelessness in Chicago.

Learn more at Crowdrise. Thanks!… Read More

Help Alleviate Hunger in Chicago!


Hunger Walk Facts

– The Hunger Walk is a 5k (3.1 mile) walk along Chicago’s beautiful lakefront.

– The event will take place rain or shine on June 29th. Registration begins at 7am and the walk begins at 8:30am at Soldier Field in Chicago.

– Each person walking on behalf of CCO supplements our … Read More

Happy Earth Day!


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Happy Earth Day! We are looking to the future and have high hopes and plans for our shelter rooftop spaces. The renderings in the gallery are for both of our shelter buildings. Sylvia Center will be a site for an urban rooftop farm. The agricultural area will be cultivated by interested volunteers and shelter residents. … Read More