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H.O.M.E. welcomes Chicago ad agency SOCIALDEVIANT during Random Acts of Kindness week

Amber Martin, Feb 15, 2019

To celebrate its 7th Anniversary, Chicago-based SOCIALDEVIANT is mobilizing its staff to support Random Acts of Kindness Week, which officially...

Associates Board Member Spotlight: Lindsey Carden

Eftiola Trebicka, Jun 26, 2018

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

St. Patrick's Day at Pat Crowley House

Konrad Kessler, Mar 23, 2017

On Friday, it was that time of the year again when the dinner table at Pat Crowley House turns green. St. Patrick's Day had come and Jim, one of...

Guest chef and personal trainer at Pat Crowley House

Konrad Kessler, Mar 09, 2017

There's this saying, "You are what you eat." So we were glad that for dinner on Sunday, our valued and among the residents well-known guest chef...

A busy Valentine's Day

Konrad Kessler, Feb 16, 2017

Many people celebrate Valentine's Day as a day of love and friendship. At the Good Life Senior Residence Pat Crowley House (PCH), it was more like...

A week at Pat Crowley House

Konrad Kessler, Feb 09, 2017

The weekend was coming closer and the senior residents at Pat Crowley House (PCH) were looking forward to having Anna as a guest chef for dinner...

Search, Inc. Volunteers at Nathalie Salmon House

Konrad Kessler, Feb 08, 2017

Search, Inc. is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, helping them ...

Good Life senior residents get entertained

Konrad Kessler, Jan 30, 2017

Tuesday was a special day for the Good Life senior residents at the Nathalie Salmon House. At around 2:00 pm, Emily came, brought her guitar and...

How volunteers help us out

Konrad Kessler, Jan 23, 2017

H.O.M.E. would not be H.O.M.E. without the help of many volunteers. On Saturday, the Good Life senior residents at Nathalie Salmon House enjoyed a...

Another winter week at the Good Life Senior Residences

Konrad Kessler, Dec 16, 2016

Christmas is coming! A time full of love and giving! The latter is celebrated at the Good Life Senior Residences in the form of a gift exchange....

Weatherization with Westside Heath Authority and more

Konrad Kessler, Dec 09, 2016

Westside Health Authority (WHA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated "to the health and well being of the residents of the Austin and Westside...

Peoples Gas Weatherization

Konrad Kessler, Nov 11, 2016

Hey guys, what's up?

The Willow Creek volunteers, Halloween and the Oriental Institute

Konrad Kessler, Nov 10, 2016

The Weatherization Program has already begun. On October 22, we had a group of 16 volunteers coming, ready to insulate four homes for low-income...

13th Annual Team Heat event with Peoples Gas

Michael Laz, Nov 08, 2016

Approximately 100 employee and student volunteers participated in Peoples Gas’ 13th annual Team H.E.A.T. to help prepare seniors’ homes for winter

Seniors in Cubs fever

Konrad Kessler, Oct 28, 2016

The seniors at Pat Crowley House are big Cubs fans. So it's inevitable to talk every evening at dinner about how the Cubs are doing, when they...

Volunteer weekend and friendly visit

Konrad Kessler, Oct 24, 2016


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