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Stories Of Interest

We're proud of the impact that our programs can have on our guests. Below are some of our stories of interest.


Lamont Simmons

MEET LAMONT SIMMONS Lamont is a very creative person.  He is involved with CHI’s Gardening Cub and is designing a butterfly garden at One East Superior. ... Read More

Rodney Hall

"CHI has a nice laid-back relaxing environment. They welcome you with open arms, and it feels like home here each Wednesday. I also really got a lot of out... Read More

Vernon Esmond



"When I first entered the smoking program I thought that there would be hollering and they would be making me feel bad about my habit, but it's quite... Read More

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 of our calendar projects and... Read More


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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Harmony, Hope and Healing

Harmony, Hope and Healing

Harmony, Hope and Healing (HHH) is an organization which provides creative, therapeutic and educational music programs offering emotional and spiritual support to homeless and underprivileged… Read More
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