Mateo’s Story

April 12, 2024

Matteo’s life began in Colombia, where he was raised in a missionary family. In 2014, he moved to Carol Stream at age 8. His mom sought childcare at the Community […]

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Sam’s Story

October 31, 2023

Sam’s Transformative Journey of Redemption Sam’s childhood was gripped by fear and pain. She found comfort in her most difficult years through Outreach’s youth programs, where she gave her life […]

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José’s Story

August 21, 2023

José’s dreams of joining the army were shattered after a year of rigorous training. With hopes gone and opportunities lost, he decided to take on small jobs following in his […]

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Tonika’s Story

April 22, 2023

Tonika always dreamed of going to college. Her chance encounter led her to the summer program of Outreach as a teen. Through failures and tumultuous seasons of life, Outreach stood […]

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Ryan’s Story

December 14, 2022

Ryan’s teenage years were directionless and without hope. He faced a downward spiral without a home to live in. Longing for a technical career, he found support from Outreach’s Employment […]

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