"When I first leaned about CHI, I could not wait to get involved. I am so grateful to be working as an intern for such an motivating and innovative organization. Not only does CHI serve food but a our guests are treated with the compassion and guidance to help each person overcome their personal hurdles. It is rewarding to become more involved with the community and help change lives through CHI. "

Intern Profiles

Volunteer Profiles

Literacy Program

Literacy Program

CHI holds a regular weekly literacy program that matches volunteer tutors to individuals that need assistance. Our volunteers complete a one-day training workshop and then,… Read More
Wednesday Dinners

Wednesday Dinners

Each Wednesday a nutritious meal is provided to 135 guests at the dining hall facilities made available to us by Catholic Charities, located at 721 N. LaSalle… Read More
Gold, Barry

Meet Barry Gold

Barry Gold is a regular guest of The Chicago Help Initiative (CHI) and an avid photographer. Barry’s photographs have been featured in two… Read More