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Pushed to retaliate when his best friend was killed, Ben turned to Growing Home to help him find his way.
Dana spent years sleeping on couches because she
couldn't afford to pay rent. Now she and her
daughter have a place to call home.
"I like to give people
perspective on change,
let them know that change
“I know I can deliver a powerful message.
And Growing Home is part of that message.”
When Miriah started at Growing Home, she had three goals:
find a job, get her son back, and have her own apartment.
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From unemployment to entrepreneur, this
graduate started her own sweets shop.
"Wherever I go in the next five, ten, twenty years, it's always going to come back to this. To Growing Home. Because there's something that you all saw in me, and your hearts went out to me. People don't have to do something like that if they don't want to. They do it because they believe someone like me deserves a second chance. Growing Home gave me a second chance."− Program Graduate
Join us on June 13th for our annual Spring Open House at our urban farms! Enjoy free and family-friendly activities including tours, cooking demonstrations, kid’s activities, and more.
JUNE 13th 11:00-3:00PM
5814 S WOOD ST. CHICAGO, IL