As part of WYFS Quest's service learning curriculum, students were tasked with making canvas artwork featuring Outreach's mission statement to enter in Warrenville's annual Art on the Prairie festival.
A group of Wheaton transfer students recently cleaned and organized the transitional housing facility while finding out more about the experiences of young, single mothers.
On May 11th, Quest hosted a local fundraiser with support from Warrenville Fire Protection District (WFPD) and the American Red Cross. Quest students raised money by putting on a car wash and bake sale. Meanwhile, The American Red Cross provided fire prevention education for the fundraiser. Donations will benefit the Hot Shot program, a collaboration
On May 21st Quest wrapped another year of partnership with student tutors from Illinois Math and Science Academy (IMSA). There are 20 IMSA students who serve as Quest tutors. Along with that, IMSA and Quest have been partnering to tutor Quest students for 3 full years now. Since October 2017, IMSA has provided 230 tutoring
Outreach Community Ministries received a $20,000 grant at the DuPage Foundation’s Spring Grant Awards Breakfast held on Tuesday, June 12, at Glen Oak Country Club in Glen Ellyn. The grant was awarded to OCM in order to expand the services and impact of the Employment Opportunity Center. The expansion includes the cost of
This year nine students graduated from Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream's (OCC) SALT (Student Achievement Leadership Team) program, making it the largest graduating class to date. Each student was accepted to one or more colleges and all nine students are going to start college courses in the fall. Faisal
Iglesia del Pueblo and Wheaton Bible Church (WBC) women hosted the 8th annual Mother's Day event by welcoming 38 mothers in the West Chicago Community. The event is designed to attribute special value to moms in the community that are new to Puente del Pueblo. The event is highly sought after by women in the
Twenty elementary and middle school students assisted by six parents, three volunteers and staff constructed raised beds for vegetable plants students grew from seeds during Garden Build Day at York Community Resource Center in Lombard. By building, planting, tending, and harvesting a summer vegetable garden, students learn teamwork, the science of plant growth
Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream hosted children’s Author Mary Morgan for a book-signing and special reading with the elementary students on May 8. Mary first met with the younger students in the JNS program, where she read her book The Runaway Lawnmower. Students were mesmerized by Mary’s reading and the colorful drawings. The students