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People You Should Know

Denise Sutherland: Improving Lives Through Yoga

Denise Sutherland leads weekly chair yoga sessions with our guests who want to improve their physical mobility, relieve stress and...
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Ron Gilliam

Profiles

Martial Artist on His Way Back Up

Ron Pulliam has been attending our weekly Wednesday meals on and off for the past 6 years. He’s also...
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Photo Gallery

Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon hosts annual “Thanksmas” meal at CHI

Jan. 12, 2018 - Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon and his wife Jaye dished out a sensational homemade spaghetti and...
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News

The best medicine? Having a place to live

Adequate shelter is one of the basic necessities of life -- and a key determinant to a person’s health and...
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Outreach

What You Helped Us Accomplish in 2017

As the year's end approaches, we are so grateful for our supporters, volunteers, and partnering organizations who make it possible...
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People You Should Know

It’s about uplifting lives”

Our Jobs Club is led by CHI volunteers Anna Ginsberg and Wahid Rashid. Wahid brings to our program decades of experience...
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News

CHI featured in New Eastside News

New Eastside News reporter Angela Gagnon recently came to our Wednesday meal and spoke with CHI founder Jacqueline Hayes, volunteers...
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People You Should Know

Cecelia Burokas

Cecelia Burokas joined CHI this past Spring to direct our Adult Learning program. Currently, the program serves between 30 and...
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Success Stories

Kenny’s Story

Earlier this summer, CHI guest Kenny Simmons shared happy news with us: He got the job he'd applied for and...
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Outreach

Sep 12, 2017

This was an interesting mix. A couple I felt we could assist if we could get them to the meal...
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Success Stories

Lamont Simmons

Lamont is a very creative person. He is involved with CHI’s Gardening Cub and is designing a butterfly garden at...
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Rodney Hall

Success Stories

Rodney Hall

CHI has a nice laid-back relaxing environment. They welcome you with open arms, and it feels like home here each...
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Did you know?

20% 

of the people we serve are military service veterans.

Goodness. All-encompassing goodness. In a world filled with so many who have so little, they give so much.”

Gloria