Posts tagged "outreach"

Angels in Lower Wacker and Everywhere Else

There’s been a lot of talk lately about Patrick Angelo, recently dubbed “The Angel of Lower Wacker Drive,” thanks to a great article/photo gallery in the Chicago Tribune that you can see here: Lower Wacker Drive Angel  Dr. Angelo is one of thousands of angels with huge hearts in this great city, Chicago, who make... Read more »

Who Are The Homeless? Say Hello To Jacky.

Who Are The Homeless? Say Hello To Jacky.
If you’re ever in the east Lincoln Park neighborhood, you’ve probably seen Jacky. He’s a big guy and difficult to miss. But who is he? What’s his story? Every day, on my way to and from work, I pass by the Clark and Belden intersection.  There are many people who stand around asking for handouts... Read more »

Home Again And Humbled

Home Again And Humbled
My name is Kelley and this is my story of how I try to make a difference by being a neighbor to the neighborless – the homeless people in our city. Yesterday was COLD.  And WET.  And, oh my gosh, was it WINDY.  And more than 6,000 people here in Chicago had nowhere to go... Read more »

Neighboring The Neighborless? Who Cares?

This is a homeless woman who was sleeping in an ATM kiosk on a bone-chilling winter night. Our culture is so incredibly hyper-focused on that which is easily seen… the perfect body, the latest fashions, having the coolest gadgetry. Even if we have none of these things, there are certain societal norms that we are... Read more »
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    Kelley Farrell

    My name is Kelley. Whether I'm teaching families and nannies how to confidently be their best on this journey called "raising children" or I'm helping the street people in Chicago survive night after night, I like to do good things for people. Welcome to my blogs ♥

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