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Millions of families across Illinois go without basic necessities. Help us to provide for them and meet their individual needs.  


Cora's Helping Hands Inc; We are the faces of hope in the communities providing resources and strategies to recreate a fresh start. We do this One Day, One Family, One Community at a time. 

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We are always looking for the next opportunity to help a community in need. With the current pandemic plaguing so many lives and families, it's our duty now more than ever to stay vigilant in helping communities and families succeed with vital information and tools to meet their basic and individual needs. 


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  • James G. Terry Scholarship Foundation
    Deadline To Apply: June 10th, 2022
    Annual Scholarship Deadline
    Deadline To Apply: June 10th, 2022
    Annual Scholarship Deadline
    It's the 2nd year for the James G. Terry Scholarship Foundation to award Illinois high school graduates with a scholarship to aid them in their collegiate studies as they gain educational advancement for themselves, their families and communities.
  • 4th Annual Valentine's Day Senior Breakfast "A Day of Love"
    Sat, Feb 12
    Ravenswood Supportive Living
    Feb 12, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Ravenswood Supportive Living , 1922 W Sunnyside Ave, Chicago, IL 60640, USA
    Share the LOVE with our seniors for Valentines Day! Join CHH in our annual event dedicated to seniors living in assisted care facilities.
  • 2nd Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Feeding The Community Event
    Nov 06, 2021, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    YMEN Foundation, 1241 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60623, USA
    Join Cora's Helping Hands and Holistic Hub as they partner for the 2nd year in bringing Illinois families a Pre-Thanksgiving meal and winter essentials as they pour into people and meet their needs.
  • A 2nd Wind Annual Empowerment Dinner
    Sun, Sep 26
    A 2nd Wind Annual Empowerment Dinner
    Sep 26, 2021, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
    A 2nd Wind Annual Empowerment Dinner, 3535 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
    Join Shanta Hogan Walker and her esteemed Honorees for an evening of empowerment for women who have gone through it all and found their 2nd Wind!
  • Back 2 School Bash & Cora's Helping Hands 1 Year Anniversary Celebration
    Jul 10, 2021, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
    Young Men's Educational Network, 1241 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60623, USA
    Can you believe it! Cora's Helping Hands is 1 yrs old! The non-profit dream quickly turned into a reality with the help and support of all of YOU!
  • A Day of Giving "Pop Up" Pre-Thanksgiving
    Sat, Nov 07
    7220 S Halsted St
    Nov 07, 2020, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST
    7220 S Halsted St, 7220 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60621, USA
    Cora's Helping Hands has partnered with Holistic Hub to bring hot meals to those in need during the Thanksgiving Holiday.
  • Community Outreach Event- Were Still In This Together
    Sep 12, 2020, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT
    BBF Family Services , 1512 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60623, USA
    Join Cora's Helping Hands and Sponsors to shed hope light and love during these challenging times for the community.
  • Faith Partnership with WOFEN for ComUNITY Family Day
    Sat, Jun 27
    St Rest No 2 Country Kitchen
    Jun 27, 2020, 3:00 PM
    St Rest No 2 Country Kitchen, 727 E 87th St, Chicago, IL 60619, USA
    Join Cora's Helping Hands along with other Chicagoland women owned business unite to bring awareness and a day of collaboration with the WOFEN (Women of Faith Entrepreneur Network) CommUNITY Family Day held on the side of Chicago, at the historic, St. Rest #2 Country Kitchen Restaurant
  • Community Pop-Up give away!
    Sat, Jun 13
    West Suburban Community Pantry
    Jun 13, 2020, 4:00 PM
    West Suburban Community Pantry, 6809 Hobson Valley Dr, Woodridge, IL 60517, USA
    Surprised giveaway to families at local food pantry.
  • 2nd Annual Pre-Valentine's Day Brunch
    Sat, Feb 08
    Symphony of Chicago West
    Feb 08, 2020, 6:00 PM
    Symphony of Chicago West, 5130 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    Join Cora's Helping Hands for the 2nd annual Pre-Valentine's Day Brunch to spread hope, joy, laughter and love to the senior citizen community.
  • 1st Financial Literacy Workshop
    Sat, Nov 09
    Oak Park Public Library - Maze Branch
    Nov 09, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Oak Park Public Library - Maze Branch, 845 Gunderson Ave, Oak Park, IL 60304, USA
    Join Cora's Helping Hands as they present families with Financial Literacy. Come receive vital information about building and restoring your credit with this financial workshop to freedom.
  • Cora's Community Outreach Day
    Sat, Jul 13
    Jul 13, 2019, 3:00 PM
    Woodridge, Woodridge, IL, USA
    Join Cora's Helping Hands as they go spread some good ol fashion good times and a smile at a local men's group home.
  • 1st Valentine Day Brunch
    Sat, Feb 09
    Brookdale Senior Living
    Feb 09, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Brookdale Senior Living, 1700 Robin Ln, Lisle, IL 60532, USA
    Join Cora's Helping Hands at their 1st ever annual event, helping to provide hope and a smile to the senior citizen community during the month of Love.

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