Building Hope
Through Service

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Student Service Turns Chicago Parks Smoke-free

  • “Service helped me realize that I really liked helping people. It helped me to get out of my comfort zone and become more considerate of others. I was never really mindful about how other people feel, but the program really helped me be more compassionate.”

    – Student Terryana Bonds. Read Her Story

“Everyone who lives here isn’t a gang banger. By serving in my community I get to prove that.”

Read Cynthia’s Story

Serving vets is Romario’s ‘excuse’ to stay off the streets:

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