2020-2021 Partner Campaign

2020-12-22T19:24:39+00:00December 22, 2020|Uncategorized|

Each year at this time we gather together as a Partners’ community for our Leadership Partner Dinner and Christmas Breakfast celebrations. We present our State of the Agency report, hear ministry updates and in-person testimonies and present our vision for the new year. Our Partners provide their year-end support or their pledges, creating the

2020 WYFS Annual Campaign

2021-01-11T21:27:00+00:00August 26, 2020|Uncategorized|

What is the Building Brighter Futures Campaign? The Building Brighter Futures Campaign raises critical support for the WYFS mission of helping vulnerable youth and families in the Warrenville community. Gifts to the campaign support life-changing youth development and family stabilization programs that restore hope and provide opportunities for people to reach their full

Thank You To Our 2020 GFW Sponsors

2020-08-21T23:16:27+00:00June 22, 2020|Uncategorized|

Thank You To Our 2020 GFW Sponsors: PREMIER GOLF, FOOD & WINE EXPERIENCE SPONSOR Thank you to our generous donor who provided this $30,000 sponsorship. FUND-A-FUTURE MISSION AUCTION SPONSOR Thank you to our generous donor who provided this $25,000 sponsorship.

Our Families Are In Crisis

2020-12-29T17:41:21+00:00June 2, 2020|Uncategorized, York Community Resource Center, Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream, News, Outreach Community Counseling Center, Warrenville Youth & Family Services, Wheaton Youth Outreach, Stories of Hope|

During times of hardship, OCM Case Managers are on the front line advocating for children and families in need. They assist with resolving various crisis situations including financial issues, loss of employment, potential loss of housing, emergency food, legal matters and navigating public systems such unemployment insurance and disability. With the onset of COVID-19,

GFW Event Details

2020-10-01T00:02:27+00:00May 28, 2019|Uncategorized|

2020 GFW Main Page 2020 GFW Safety Protocols EVENT TIME 9:30 AM | Registration Opens Pick up your complimentary premium shirt, OCM facemask and golf DrizzleStik! Available at Registration: $50 Mulligan Package for one ‘do-over’ $100 Mulligan Package for three ‘do-overs’ $50 Pinball Wizard entry ticket 9:30 AM – 11:15

April Books for Birthdays

2019-04-29T17:30:25+00:00April 29, 2019|Uncategorized|

Thanks to Books for Birthdays, a ministry of Hearts of Grace, each elementary and middle school student at Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream receives a new book for his or her birthday! On April 5, students with April birthdays selected a book from the birthday cart, received a birthday bag, and visited with Books

Hunting for Easter Eggs

2019-04-29T17:55:34+00:00April 29, 2019|Uncategorized|

Neighbors recently came out to celebrate Easter and build community at OCC-Villagebrook's annual Easter Egg Hunt, which included a visit from officers from the Carol Stream Police Department, who joined in the fun.

Meet Serena: From OCC to U of I & Beyond!

2019-04-24T03:57:04+00:00April 24, 2019|Uncategorized|

Serena Mitchell began attending the College Opportunity Program (COP) at Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream (OCC) as a student at Bartlett High School. At OCC she received academic support, leadership training and college and career counseling that motivated her to pursue her dreams at a 4-year university. As a result of Serena’s hard work