"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."

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
Health Services

Health Services

The Chicago Help Initiative offers the following programs to our program participants: HIV and Hepatitis C Testing The Night Ministry conducts free HIV and Hepatitis… Read More
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