Faith in Action


KeHE Cares Volunteers at JV


One local company is helping young, single mothers move toward financial stability and independence. KeHE Distributors in Romeoville recently hired a resident of Jubilee Village, OCM's transitional housing program for young, …

The Christmas Store


The Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream held its 19th annual Christmas Store on Saturday, December 14. The Christmas Store is a joint effort of OCC; local churches, businesses and organizations; …

Thanksgiving Baskets


Thank you to the FT Cares Foundation (of First Trust Portfolios) for donating Thanksgiving gift baskets to Jubilee Village! The baskets, which included food and a gift card, were delivered on …

Volunteer with Friends

How OCM makes it easy.

Remember how much fun it was doing things with a group of friends when you were growing up? Whether you played on a sports team, marched in a band, sang in …

100 Women Who Care Donate to OCC


Thank you to 100 Women Who Care (DuPage County chapter) for choosing the Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream as the recipient of their quarterly giving!

Four times a year, 100 Women …

Business Success = Giving Back

One local business chose to give to Jubilee Village—here’s why.

It all started with a white elephant gift party.

Twenty years ago, a group of Wheaton friends began a tradition of hosting a white elephant auction each year around New Year’s. “That …

The DuPage Human Race


Help support Wheaton Youth Outreach at the DuPage County Human Race! This community fundraiser hosted by Giving DuPage will be held on Saturday, April 27, at 9 a.m. at Locust Point …

What’s So Great About a Leadership Team?


What is a leadership team? According to Outreach Community Ministries CEO Chris Ellerman, a leadership team is a small group of people equipped with leadership skills who voluntarily collaborate for a …

What Is OCM?


Think you know all there is to know about Outreach Community Ministries? Its locations, programs, and ministries may be broader than you suspect.

No matter how familiar you are with OCM, …

Puente del Pueblo Receives Help Post-Fire


On Sunday, November 4, a major fire broke out at the Timberlake Apartment Complex in West Chicago, the apartment complex where Puente del Pueblo provides community services to residents on site. …