"I've been coming here for about 8 years, and I just love the people.  I grew up working in my father's store, a little tiny grocery store where we had people that were very much like the people here, so I feel like I am still there."

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Stories Of Interest

Stories Of Interest

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

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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
CHI Jobs Club

CHI Jobs Club

What is Jobs Club? If you are seeking employment, but have been out of work for a period of time or have issues you think… Read More