• Click here – for a complete list of Cook County cooling centers. Residents are reminded during hot weather to: Drink plenty of fluids Try to stay in the shade or indoors as much as possible If working outside, take frequent breaks, preferably in an air-conditioned space Check on elderly neighbors and those with functional needs Take pets indoors and make sure they have plenty of water Never leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle Residents who do not have access to air conditioning are encouraged to take advantage of cooling centers throughout Cook County.

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Give today to our Back to School program for school supplies and backpacks for kids. Donate online or call 708-633-5040.

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Back to School program

  • Public school is free, right? Not quite. While every state guarantees families a free public school education from kindergarten through high school, parents know only too well the true costs of sending children back to school each year. That is why Together We Cope offers a Back to School program for children in need, providing some basics for families who require an extra boost to make ends meet. Parents enrolling children in public or private school face additional costs, and not all of them are covered by federal or state [Cont'd]

Golf outing

  • Thank you players, duffers and champs who supported our mission by attending the annual TWC golf outing and silent auction on Wednesday, June 27 at Silver Lake Country Club. Everyone working together made the event an outstanding success. Proceeds from the golf outing help us fulfill the needs of the Chicago Southland community. Special thanks to each and every sponsor who made the event possible. Sponsoring at the Platinum level were C.D.E. Collision Centers, and Specialized Staffing Solutions. Silver Sponsorship was graciously provided by the Action Sertoma Club, Edwards Realty, [Cont'd]

July 24

  • Join us Wednesday, July 24 at Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery in Orland Park for their “Drink for a good cause” event. It will be a Night of Making Friends. Together We Cope will receive 20% of all food sales that evening. Rock Bottom will also be doing a special beer tapping and for $5 a custom TWC glass is included. Every $5 glass purchased [Cont'd]

September 21

  • Join us on Saturday, September 21 for a Together We Cope fundraising event, “Vine and Dine – A Wine, Spirit, and Food Affair” at WILEY’S GRILL at Coyote Run Golf Course – 800 Kedzie Avenue [Cont'd]

Volunteer appreciation

  • Four volunteers honored at the Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.
    They are the engine that drives Together We Cope toward its mission every day. They are the nearly 200 south suburban residents who volunteer at the homeless prevention agency in many capacities – including the food pantry, resale shop, front office and special events. TWC honored this valuable asset during the agency’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon April 28 at the Garden Chalet in Worth. “You [Cont'd]
logo of the United Way of Metro Chicago South-Southwest Suburban Region an organization that works with key corporate and agency partners, donors and volunteers to change the story for individuals, families and entire communities in the south-southwest suburbs logo of the Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County which coordinates the Cook County Continuum of Care (IL-511), encompassing homeless assistance efforts throughout all of Cook County except for the city of Chicago logo for the hub - a help network that streamlines and expedites the process of connecting people with the services they need. logo of the Greater Chicago Food Depository which provides food for hungry people and strives to end hunger in Cook County, Illinois