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Review for Lincoln Park Community Shelter, Chicago, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

LPCS is absolutely amazing. They do such good work for so many people, all with private donations and no government money. My husband and I have been volunteers and donors for over ten years. Sitting down with a guest over a cup of coffee and talking, you realize they are people, just like any other people. They have dreams and goals and have hit a bump in their journey. They are at LPCS because they want to succeed and end their homelessness. Every volunteer experience is incredibly rewarding.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

By relating to the guests and listening to their stories. They all say that LPCS is known for tough rules - if you aren't prepared to work toward ending homelessness, then you shouldn't apply to stay. They welcome the discipline because they are committed to change.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Do nothing - they are great!

Role:  Volunteer & Stayed overnight with the shelter guests over 100 times and served breakfast in the morning.