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  • Sacred Greens Chicagoland Prison Outreach reaches beyond the prison cell. Our holistic nature means that the ministry is concerned with all aspects of a person’s life: family, employment, housing, hunger, education, and salvation. If a brother or...
  • Every year kindhearted people across Chicagoland purchase Christmas gifts for loved ones. They take great care to find just the right size and color. It’s a gift that brings joy to hearts and a smile to the faces, not just to the people opening the...
  • 2015 ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT:   Each year at this time CPO takes stock in what God has done through the ministry, volunteers, donations, and prayers given to the ministry. We love sharing with you and are always striving to be open and transparent...
  • We need help getting our Illinois Native Garden up and running at the Roseland Vocational School! You can find organic, native Illinois plants at these sites: www.shootingstarnativeseed.com www.seedsavers.org www.groworganic.com www....
  • We love to share the testimonies of some of the students in our classes whose lives are changed by God working through CPO. Marco was a graduate of the Life Learning program in 2014, and these are his words: "Hi, my name is Marco. I must say, the...
  • We love hearing the stories of the wonderful volunteers from our partner churches. It is the greatest blessing that CPO can be involved in helping connect such wonderful men and women who are filled up with the love of God with those who are hurting...
  • Sometimes we receive letters from the inmates who participate in our Bible studies and somehow, they are more capable of communicating truth through their stories than we ever could be!! We're honored to share part of this friend's testimony: "I was...
  • Here are some ways that you can pray and praise God with us this season! 1. We are so grateful for the launch of this new website!! It was made possible only by God’s grace through the generosity of our supporters. Pray that this website may bring...
  • What keeps you guys from been discouraged? That’s a common question that people often ask our staff. Just the other day while I was at the jail, visiting inmates, passing out bibles and Daily Bread pamphlets, a sergeant stopped me. She commented on...
  • One of the oldest buildings at Cook County Jail is on the Corner of 31st and California. Twice a year I visit this facility. The sheriff’s office has a program called Day Reporting. Day Reporting is a alternative detaining program. Individuals who...
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