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Larry's life has changed completely - click here to find out how!

Eking out a survival on the streets that included bouts of homelessness and prison, Larry knew his biggest problem was his addiction that was slowly killing him. Remarkably, he found the strength to get clean and sober.

With a story like that, you might
be surprised to find out that his biggest
struggle was learning how to live again.

Click to learn more about Larry’s incredible transformation.

Larry’s life has changed completely – click here to find out how!

Let's transform lives!

The Cara Program prepares and inspires motivated individuals to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, transform their lives, strengthen our communities, and forge paths to real and lasting success.

This is how we do it

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  • Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. https://t.co/8kUnglNJjj
  • Happy International #SunglassesDay! Our eyes show us the beautiful world - protect them with cool shades B-) #Cara25 https://t.co/7FpEhPZXgD
  • The wise will admire you, the wishful will envy you, & the weak will hate you. #MorningMotivation #MondayMotivation https://t.co/Ul71A096h3
  • It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude. #FridayFeeling #Reflections https://t.co/6OEEgWU6rS
  • Check out photos from our 11th Annual Cara Golf Classic @HarborsideGolf ----> https://t.co/2tttus3ddh
  • We fear rejection, want attention, crave affection, & dream of perfection. Be #Fearless&Limitless #MorningMotivation https://t.co/Bl6P1eOLi1
  • Give thanks for all of the opportunities that even our struggles bring. #TodayIAmThankful #MorningMotivation https://t.co/Pa0jtj0jtQ
  • Sometimes you must forget what you feel and remember what you deserve. #KnowYourWorth # #MorningMotivation https://t.co/aGLplY4XOO
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Our Partner Programs

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The Impact

Avg 1 Yr Savings

v. U.S. average of $199

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Our Supporters and Employers

  • Kellogg Company
  • Lurie Children's Hospital
  • Mariano's
  • Rebuilding Exchange
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Sodexo
  • Salvation Army
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Levy Restaurants
  • Nordstrom Rack
  • Rivers Casino
  • Fitness Formula Clubs
  • Eataly Chicago
  • Housing Authority of Cook County
  • Catholic Charities
  • Harvard Maintenance Inc
  • Gotham Greens
  • Engineered Glass Products
  • The Habitat Company
  • Union League Club
  • Palmer House Hilton
  • Hilton Chicago O'Hare
  • Loretto Hospital
  • Resurrection Healthcare
  • Hyatt Regency Chicago
  • Hyatt Regency O'Hare
  • Hyatt Regency McCormick
  • Standard Parking
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Pierce and Associates
  • Mercy Housing Lakefront
  • Center For Working Families
  • Chicago Bulls
  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • Cleanslate
  • ABM Janitorial Services
  • Allied Barton Security Services
  • ARAMARK
  • Bank of America
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