December provided an opportunity for middle school students in the Superb Student Program (SSP) at Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream (OCC) to serve their community. According to Jr. High Program Coordinator Chantel Gamboa, students took the lead in planning for the most recent service project. "SSP students chose to serve at DuPage Pads and contacted
The annual Community MLK Celebration event featured an inspiring message from Roy Patterson, Moody Bible Institute radio host, a performance by OCC's children's choir, update on OCC's College Opportunity Program and more.
Chris Ellerman first started working at Outreach in 1977 as the only employee. Under Chris's leadership as CEO, Outreach has become a substantial organization sponsoring five faith-based community service organizations in collaboration with over 25 partner churches, serving the most vulnerable residents in DuPage County.
Seven-year-old Gray Taylor is spreading Christmas cheer to vulnerable kids this holiday season, as she donates 59 books to the Books for Birthdays ministry.
The WYFS Quest Program applied service learning by giving back to a local food pantry this Christmas season; students were reminded of the true meaning of Christmas at the annual Quest Christmas Party at Grace Church of DuPage.
The annual Christmas Store, which allows qualifying families to select gifts and purchase them at an affordable price, was a great success thanks to volunteers and those who donated!
Thank you to Heidi's Salon in Warrenville for donating a spa day to WYFS girls, which treated the group to a day of pampering and included lessons on cosmetology and business ownership.