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Welcome to our newest staff member

Bruce Otto, Nov 17, 2017

Please help us welcome LaTanya Pumphrey as our newest staff member!

Special thanks to North Shore Exchange

Amber Martin, Nov 01, 2017

At a reception on October 16, 2017, North Shore Exchange celebrated reaching the $1 million milestone in philanthropic giving. H.O.M.E. is honored...

Support H.O.M.E. with dinner at Chipotle on 10/26/17!

Amber Martin, Oct 19, 2017

H.O.M.E. welcomes our newest intern

Tricia Mullin, Oct 09, 2017

We'd like to introduce Shuying Chen, our newest intern from the University of Chicago - Social Service Administration:

A message from our new Program Director

Tricia Mullin, Sep 25, 2017


Join us at Burnt City Brewing on 9/29/17

Amber Martin, Sep 21, 2017

You can help H.O.M.E. win a $1,000 grant! Join our Young Professionals Board at Burnt City Brewing next Friday for drinks, and vote for H.O.M.E....

Young Professionals Board Member Spotlight

Amber Martin, Sep 11, 2017

H.O.M.E.'s Young Professionals Board (YPB) is a group of emerging leaders who are dedicated to H.O.M.E.'s mission. They come together to support...

Meet H.O.M.E. Board Member Angie Marks

Amber Martin, Aug 22, 2017

Angie Marks joined H.O.M.E.’s Board of Directors last fall. Angie is the Vice President of Real Estate at the Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives...

Hello, Goodbye.

Konrad Kessler, Aug 15, 2017

"It was like yesterday when I picked you up from the airport." I couldn't agree more with Mike, H.O.M.E.'s volunteer coordinator, who was the...

Life at Pat Crowley House

Konrad Kessler, Aug 04, 2017

Last Friday was the last day of H.O.M.E.'s summer intern Emily. A bit sad for the seniors because they were always looking forward to the common...

Senior outing and volunteers at Nathalie Salmon House

Konrad Kessler, Jul 28, 2017

Last Wednesday and Thursday, a volunteer group from Southwood Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska, came to Nathalie Salmon House (NSH) and helped...

Youth group volunteer week

Konrad Kessler, Jul 24, 2017

Last week from Monday to Friday, a large volunteer youth group of about 31 members of the  Monroe Congregational Church came all the way from...

Volunteer gardeners at Pat Crowley House

Konrad Kessler, Jul 06, 2017

On a hot Sunday morning at 10am, Vaishali with her friends Shivangi and Swati came to Pat Crowley House to take on the garden and make it more...

Safety Tips You Need to Know This Holiday Weekend

Emily Frank, Jun 30, 2017

Happy Fourth of July weekend! With the holiday weekend being here, H.O.M.E. wants to ensure that elderly and caretakers are taking proper safety...

Seniors at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Konrad Kessler, Jun 23, 2017

It was the perfect outing weather on Tuesday morning: blue sky, warm and sunny with a little breeze. At 10:00 am, Charlotte, Jean and Myra from ...

Mini Golf Monday

Konrad Kessler, Jun 16, 2017

It was a hot and sunny Monday morning when the seniors Charlotte, Jean and Jim from Pat Crowley House decided to go out and play mini golf at ...

Celebrating Pride at H.O.M.E.

Amber Martin, Jun 15, 2017

June is Pride month! We are proud to announce our Welcoming LGBT Seniors at H.O.M.E. initiative.

Loyola Nurses, Guest Chefs and Garfield Park Outing

Konrad Kessler, Jun 09, 2017

Starting last Friday, a new group of the Loyola nursing students returned for their weekly visits to to Pat Crowley House and Nathalie Salmon House

Our handyman at Pat Crowley House

Konrad Kessler, Jun 08, 2017

What would we do without Kornel? He is a donor and valued friend of H.O.M.E. who has become an indispensable, trusted handyman for our Good Life...

A Word From Our New Summer Intern

Emily Frank, Jun 07, 2017

Hi everyone! My name is Emily Frank and I currently attend Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights Illinois. I am preparing to enter my senior...

Guest chefs and substitute cooks at Pat Crowley House

Konrad Kessler, May 29, 2017

It was once again a busy week full of volunteers for the Good Life residents. The seniors at Pat Crowley House were glad to have Lisa again, the...

Energy efficiency at Nathalie Salmon House

Amber Martin, May 22, 2017

Chicago's Building Energy Use Benchmarking Ordinance requires existing commercial, institutional, and residential buildings larger than 50,000...

Huron helps H.O.M.E.

Konrad Kessler, May 19, 2017

It was busy on Friday morning at Pat Crowley House (PCH) when the seniors' rooms were invaded by around 15 volunteers from the Huron Consulting...

Search, Inc. volunteers at Pat Crowley House

Konrad Kessler, May 15, 2017

On Tuesday, we were happy to have the Search, Inc. volunteer group come again to Pat Crowley House. Search, Inc. helps mentally disabled people by...

The impact of volunteers

Konrad Kessler, May 11, 2017

Last Saturday, the basement at Pat Crowley House underwent drastic changes, it was cleared of a lot of junk and cleaned. This task would have not...

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