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Chi Homeless Mapping Oct 2023

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Mapping Homelessness in Chicago

We might pass a place where people are sleeping in tents, or someone with a sign and a cup. We...
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Our Spring 2023 News

Dear Friends, It's about the relationships. Making the human connection is what we do best. From our meals to our...
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New Foundations Program Helps Connect People with Services They Need to Thrive

In early 2022, we asked several of our partners who run community meals if they would offer their guests...
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CHI’s Holiday Bazaar 2022 Brings the Spirit of Giving to Our Guests

CHI's 2022 Holiday Bazaar, held on December 7th in the dining room at Catholic Charities was a great success. We...
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Our Fall/Winter 2022 News

A hot meal. Warm socks. A kind word. These might seem like small things...until you don’t have them, and then...
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Our Summer 2022 News

CHI's Feeding Hope Gala Returns to Chicago Sports Museum on Sept. 15th. We're excited to announce that, due to popular...
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CHI Goes to New York City to Ring Closing Bell at Nasdaq

July 21, 2022 CHI Founder and President Emerita Jacqueline Hayes joined CHI Board VP Tom Morrisey in New York City...
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Success Stories

StreetWise Features CHI’s Services to Combat Hunger, Homelessness

Streetwise magazine Editor-in-Chief Suzanne Hanney gets up close and personal with The Chicago Help Initiative. Her touching cover story for...
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CHI Volunteer Makes 1,000 Meals for Our Guests

Jacqueline Ingles, a law student and Ukrainian Village resident, saw a posting about The Chicago Help Initiative needing lunch donations...
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Special Screening of the Award-Winning Documentary “I HAVE A NAME” by Lucia Mauro

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS for the online screening of the award-winning documentary "I HAVE A NAME" by Lucia Mauro. The film...
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CHI’s Holiday Bazaar Brings Season of Giving to Our Guests

Thanks to our volunteers and the generosity of our supporters, CHI's 5th Annual Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 4 was a...
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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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Did you know?

20% 

of the people we serve are military service veterans.

They help us with food, social services. Nothing but love, that’s how I feel about the Chicago Help Initiative.”

Andre