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Douglas B. Fraser

Douglas B. Fraser

Board Executive Director

Executive Director
Chicago Help Initiative

"The Chicago Help Initiative is an amazing and unique organization.

It is two communities – the guests we serve, whom we try to connect to the best resources and opportunities and the most caring and committed volunteers that I can imagine. I like to think that whether someone is with us for one meal or for fifty and whether they are dining with us or serving with us, that they will leave with something positive. It is truly a privilege to be here. "


CHI Board of Directors



Success Stories

Success Stories

We're proud of the impact that our programs can have on our guests. Read some of our success stories.

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Bike Fair

Bike Fair

Members of Working Bikes Cooperative collect abandoned bikes throughout the city. The bikes are refurbished and donated to worthy causes – and CHI is… Read More
Resource Table

Resource Table

Our Resource Table is staffed by both professional case workers and volunteers at every meal. They assist our guests with various needs… Read More