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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Connections for the Homeless’ Winter Warmth event provided participants ample winter gear, including heavy winter coats and snow boots.

Connections for the Homeless’ annual winter gear distribution helps individuals gear up for the cold

November 12, 2023

Lake Street Church was buzzing with volunteers Saturday at its annual Winter Warmth event, hosted by Connections for the Homeless. Volunteers distributed coats, boots and other necessities for the frigid...

A group of people, many in blue shirts, sits in chairs

City Council introduces ordinance to grant Connections for the Homeless rooming house permit

May 9, 2023

City Council voted Monday night to introduce an ordinance that would grant Connections for the Homeless a permit to operate a rooming house at the Margarita Inn.   The motion passed 6-2. At its April...

An exterior photo of Margarita Inn.

Connections for the Homeless presents Margarita Inn listening session responses, Good Neighbor Agreement

September 21, 2022

Connections for the Homeless presented its findings on concerns related to the Margarita Inn after hosting 17 listening sessions for community members over the summer. The organization discussed steps...

In Focus: As Connections for the Homeless looks to purchase the Margarita Inn, residents remain divided on the building’s future

In Focus: As Connections for the Homeless looks to purchase the Margarita Inn, residents remain divided on the building’s future

May 23, 2022

More than 200 people packed St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on March 13 for a special 4th Ward meeting. They were all prepared to discuss the same topic: the future of the Margarita Inn.  The building,...

A yard sign from Connections for the Homeless that shows a person holding a baby and reads “LOVE DON’T PAY THE RENT.” There is a large pale building in the background.

Connections for the Homeless honors participants, volunteers and staff

May 26, 2021

The Evanston homelessness prevention, shelter and housing program Connections for the Homeless held a virtual Milestone Celebration Tuesday honoring the program’s participants, volunteers and staff. Connections...

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