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A unique and exciting daily activity for students.

Let's Transform Lives!

Look at what you helped Charlene achieve



“When I moved into a homeless shelter,
I was so embarrassed that I didn’t
even tell my family… I wanted my
family to think I had disappeared.”

“The only problem: my 17-year-old
son was trying desperately to find me.”

Click to learn more about Charlene's incredible transformation.

Look at what you helped Charlene achieve within two short years!

Let's transform lives!

The Cara Program prepares and inspires motivated individuals to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, transform their lives, strengthen our communities, and forge paths to real and lasting success.

This is how we do it

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  • @tahoepartners We were so glad to have your support! Thx for the shout out & for the January reminder that summer will come again :)
  • Cara student Gregory M. secured a position as a Housekeeper @fitness_formula! 164 of 345! #TCPjobs
  • Cara student Tyree C. secured a position as a Housekeeping Assistant @NMHnews! 163 of 345! #TCPjobs
  • Cara student Stephanie M. secured a position as a Custodial Assistant Manager at Aramark! 162 of 345! #TCPjobs
  • Way to go @danedlebeck! RT @motivatedbycara we are over the moon to have Dan Edelbeck participating @YNPNChicago’s #2015LeadershipInstitute
  • Cara student Juval S. secured a position as an Administrative Assistant @LISCChicago! 161 of 345! #TCPjobs
  • Cara student Nettie H. secured a position as a Welcome Desk Attendant at The Ray and Joan Croc Community Center! 160 of 345! #TCPjobs
  • "What are your core values? How are you applying them in your life?" #Motivations
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Our Partner Programs

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The Impact

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Our Supporters and Employers

  • Accenture
  • Engineered Glass Products
  • Armitage Baptist Church
  • Calumet Area Industrial Commission
  • Ravenswood Community Council
  • Skilken
  • Six Corners Association
  • River North Businesses
  • Various Private Groupon Customers
  • John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
  • Illinois Medical District Guest House
  • Little Village Chamber of Commerce
  • Illinois Medical District
  • Michael's Market
  • Allstate
  • Help at Home
  • Community Care Systems
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