As part of their Take Action Project, Girl Scout Troops 55627 and 50038 raised money through cookie sales in order to donate children's books to the Books for Birthdays program. "Our girls love to read since stories allow us to explore different lands, learn about people and go on fun adventures. Books for Birthdays is
About 150 people gathered for the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at the Wheaton Christian Center. The event featured an inspirational tribute by the Wheaton College Gospel Choir, as well as a special community circle discussion, led by RESTORE: Carol Stream Peacemakers. Outreach Community Center provided an update on the College
As a single mom to Diamond and Anna, Cindy knew she needed extra support. She turned to Warrenville Youth & Family Services for wrap-around services including an after-school program for her daughter Diamond and family counseling.
Becky tried to act happy. But all she felt was disappointment. Growing up with a single mom, her family didn’t have much extra cash. So when Christmas approached, Becky’s mom visited the local firehouse where pre-wrapped Christmas gifts were offered to families who were struggling financially. Her mom selected a large box with shiny paper
Congratulations to Jessica Beamon, alumna of the College Opportunity Program at Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream, on her acceptance to the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy.