Fellowship Housing Blog
Facing New Challenges
We are grateful for the vision and generosity of our many volunteers, donors and friends with a dream to help single moms in need. Today, Fellowship Housing faces new challenges (more…)
Fellowship Housing announced their 2012 Volunteer of the Year—Dave Van Geest. Van Geest was honored with this award for his commitment to Fellowship Housing by volunteering on a weekly basis as an I.T. specialist. (more…)
Fellowship Housing relies on numerous volunteers in a variety of ways: office help, event teams, meal sponsors, needs list, and more. It only takes a moment, but your nomination is appreciated!
This holiday season, numerous families, individuals, and groups have come together to support families in Fellowship Housing; a transitional housing program for homeless and at-risk single mothers and their kids.
The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) announced the accreditation of Fellowship Housing of Hoffman Estates, IL.
On Friday, September 16, four women were honored for their devotion to build a life of hope for their families. Women in the Fellowship Housing program have worked tirelessly to pay off debt, rebuild their credit scores, and prepare for independent living. After two years, these women are stable and financially secure. (more…)
On Tuesday, September 13, local golfers showed their support of Fellowship Housing by participating in the Annual Golf Outing. With over 75 golfers in attendance, $80,000 was raised to help homeless and at-risk single mothers and their children.
A beautiful day on the Stonewall Orchard Golf Course, golfers enjoyed participating in competitive games, such as “Beat the Pro” and trying for a Hole-in-One to win a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle. After the golf games concluded, guests heard from a current mom in the Fellowship Housing program. Sharing that her home was in foreclosure after her relationship of 20 years ended, she and her teenage daughter “didn’t know where to turn”. As this mom prepares for graduation, she has become debt free and is pursuing a home through Habitat for Humanity. The event was sponsored by many local businesses including the Rolfs Family, Abbott Labs, Orsini Healthcare, and the Fitzgerald Family. A complete list of our generous sponsors is listed here.
On August 7, staff from Hoffman Estates Community Bank, an arm of Barrington Bank & Trust, hosted a picnic for families in need. The bank staff volunteered on a hot, Sunday afternoon to provide school supplies, food, swimming, and show support to the families (more…)
Hope and dignity are two words that describe South Barrington resident Jodi Walle; this is why it’s so easy for her to share those two things with others. Over the past 15 months she has been displaying her passion to help those in need through volunteer work with Fellowship Housing.
For 20 years, over 600 single mothers and their children have received assistance through Fellowship Housing’s transitional housing program. Throughout the Northwest Suburbs, women contact the organization that began in July 1991, to receive safe, subsidized housing and financial literacy training to create a better future for their families. (more…)