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WYFS Hosts Local Fundraiser

June 26, 2018|Uncategorized|

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

Quest Celebrates Year 3 of Partnership with IMSA

June 26, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 Awarded $20,000 Grant

June 26, 2018|Uncategorized|

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

Meet OCC’s Graduating Class

June 26, 2018|Uncategorized|

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

Puente del Pueblo Celebrates 8th Annual Puente a la Mama

June 26, 2018|Uncategorized|

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

York Builds Community Garden

June 26, 2018|Uncategorized|

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

OCC Hosts Author Mary Morgan

May 15, 2018|News|

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

Quest Celebrates National Day of Prayer

May 11, 2018|News|

Quest, the Warrenville Youth & Family Services (WYFS) youth program, celebrated the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3rd. This year’s theme was “Unity” and Ephesians 4:3-3: “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Students processed how they can promote peace and preserve unity in their

Carefest 2018

May 8, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wheaton Bible Church recently served Outreach Community Ministries at Carefest, a one-day annual event where church volunteers reach out to the community through various service projects. This year, 110 volunteers from the church cleaned indoor spaces and did outdoor yard work at Outreach Community Ministries, Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream, Wheaton Youth Outreach, Jubilee