We are here to help and make a difference:
We take pride in physically showing up in our community. It’s how we began and it’s a promise we intend to keep. Since our inception, we've created many safe spaces to actively fight against and advance uncomfortable conversations about topics such as poverty, racial injustices, suicide prevention and more. From June 2020 until now, we’ve fed more than 10,000 families, provided weekly group therapy to nearly 1,000 people and 10 free therapy sessions to over 100 individuals each. By the end of this year, we project that we will have spent $250,000 on group and individual therapy. Our goal: To immediately raise $177,000 for our permanent headquarters, and $1.5 million by December 31, 2022, to continue funding our individual and group therapy program, fully stock inventory and supplies, expand our barista staff, acquire proper licensing and permits, pay accounting and legal fees, hire a full-time operations manager and grant writer, cover marketing and grand opening expenses, and any other additional contingencies.
We are making progress; a difference and we have a future:
We are making progress, a difference and we have a future: We are in the process of building our very own café and headquarters, located at 1051 W. Belmont right here in Chicago. This café will allow us to further our efforts by continuing to do the heart work. It will provide the community a space of refuge, on-site therapy, teen programming and so much more. In the meantime, we opened and continue to operate a coffee shop pop-up where we’ve sold thousands of physical (and virtual) coffees and donuts as a daily fundraiser model to advance our programming.
Our community needs your help:
We are grateful for the daily donations we receive from around the world. Our community needs your help: To successfully fund the construction of our coffee shop with quality and care, we must raise $177,000. A contribution from you, be it in-kind or monetarily, could make all the difference. Sharing our mission with family, friends and peers, and even providing us wisdom, guidance, or other resourceful information is just as valuable. Please let us know if there is anything we can provide to best aid you in your decision-making process. Your consideration is deeply appreciated, and we look forward to hearing from you. Checks can be made payable to CHHAMH 6453 NFP and sent to 1051 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL 60657. If you wish to donate directly to our GoFundMe campaign, please click the following link: https://gofund.me/aa06d369 or text “DONATE.CHHAMH” to 77948. For tax purposes, please reach out to our admin team for a W-9, charity confirmation, or tax letter at email@example.com.