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Spring planting

Posted on May 28, 2021 by

Despite the cool weather, this week at COTS, residents and staff planted our Hoop House for the summer! Cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, and corn all went in the ground. Our Hoop House provides fresh veggies to residents, as well as an on-site activity during the summer… Read More

Covering more Ground

Posted on May 5, 2021 by

For over 20 years, COTS has served our neighbors in the Fox Valley experiencing homelessness. We’re lucky to be part of the larger continuum of care that supports those who need it most in our community. Working in tandem with local crisis agencies, COTS provides… Read More

Growing + Giving: COTS in the Community

Posted on Apr 22, 2021 by

Thursday, April 22, 2021 During National Volunteer Week, and on Earth Day, COTS celebrates our residents who volunteer in the Fox Valley community. As part of their programming, residents re-enter the community through volunteering partnerships. One such partnership is with Riverview Gardens. COTS and Riverview… Read More

Newsletter – Summer 2019

Posted on Jul 26, 2019 by

July 26, 2019 CAMPUS OF CHANGE Ending Homelessness in the Fox Valley Once upon a time, not that long ago actually, a young man named “Nick” came to COTS.  He didn’t have a job, he didn’t have a home, he was hungry and sick, he… Read More

Spring 2019 Appeal

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 by

COTS Campus of Change April 17, 2019 The day the Lord created hope is probably the same day he created Spring. – Bernard Williams “June” came to COTS with hope of finding a better life. She had already completed a drug and alcohol treatment program.… Read More

COTS Christmas Community Dinner

Posted on Dec 30, 2018 by

COTS staff and residents were dreaming of a White Christmas…just like the ones we used to know…  …however, Mother Nature had other plans. Yet, though the snow was not billowing over the river and through the woods, the fun and camaraderie were in abundance at the COTS annual… Read More

We Did it Together!

Posted on Aug 7, 2018 by

Thanks to all our wonderful donors, we successfully raised enough to meet the $25,000 Matching Grant through the Jack J. and Ethel D. Keller Fund of the Community Foundation! The HVAC improvements and infrastructure updates are essential to provide a stable, healthy and comfortable living… Read More

Sacred Heart Match Results and More!

Posted on Jun 25, 2018 by

Announcing Match Grant Results Many answered the call to donate toward our match challenge from the William J. and Barbara A. Schmidt Family Foundation. With the help of our generous supporters we met our match grant goal of $50K!! Because of your kindness, we are… Read More

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