Since 1999, the Chicago Help Initiative (CHI) has been providing meals and access to social services to the homeless, underprivileged, and jobless citizens of the near North Side of Chicago. Read about our latest news below.
Members of the press: For more information about CHI and the people it serves, or to schedule a news interview with CHI Founder Jacqueline Hayes or another CHI representative, please contact CHI Executive Director Doug Fraser at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WorkingBikes Joins with CHI on May 21 to Distribute 55 Bikes, Helmets, and Locks to North Side’s Homeless and People in Need
Chicago Tribune Editorial Cartoonist Scott Stantis to Host 2016 CHI Helping Hands Gala on June 7 at The Montgomery Club
CHI Named Official Charity of the Run Mag Mile 5K, to be held September 10 in Grant Park”
Metropolitan Capital Bank Presents $5,000 Grant to CHI During Ceremony on April 21
In The News
“Handy Handout” – Eric Zorn writes about CHI’s Resource Guide in the Chicago Tribune (February 28, 2016)
“Dining with Dignity” – WBEZ 95.1 Chicago interviews CHI Founder Jacqueline Hayes (December 15, 2015)
“Someone You Should Know” – Harry Porterfield interviews CHI Founder Jacqueline Hayes on the organization’s 15-year Anniversary for CBS Chicago (February 28, 2015)
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