2013 Goldie’s Place 5K is a Success!

The 2013 Goldie's Place 5K was a success despite the cold weather. 100% of proceeds from this 5K Run/Walk support amazing support center for people who are homeless, Goldie’s Place. Thank you Alderman Pat O'Connor for your support! Click here to read the article on...

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John’s New Job

John H. came to Goldie’s Place Employment Program through a referral from The Salvation Army-Des Plaines. Unaware of what to expect, John stayed very quiet in the beginning. He had been through two programs similar to Goldie’s Place and received little to no help—not...

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Brickman Founder’s Day

On August 14th, 18 employees from the Chicago office of the Brickman Group volunteered their time and talents to provide landscaping services to Goldie’s Place.  The Brickman Group is the largest commercial landscaping and snow removal firm in the country.  The...

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Meet Bill, Goldie’s Place Dental Clinic Patient

“Life was pretty good for me growing up, but in my teens I was introduced to the world of drinking and drugs… No one intends on becoming an addict. There are no well-lit signposts marking the way. By the time we realize that we should probably stop and ask directions,...

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Goldie’s Recognized by City of Chicago

Goldie’s Place Recognized by City of Chicago As Premier Workforce Development Agency Goldie’s Place is proud to announce that we are one of only five agencies to be recognized by the City of Chicago for our workforce preparation with homeless adults. Goldie’s Place...

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Employment Program Teaches Helpful Interview Tips

"I finally found people that are going to help me." ~ Employment Program Participant, upon completion of workshop. Goldie's Place held our monthly Employment Workshop for homeless adults from May 20 through May 24, with eight participants attending. The week-long...

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2013 Cubs Rooftop Party

On Wednesday, May 1st, Goldie's Place held our 10th Annual Cubs Rooftop Party and the event was a huge success!  More than 140 people attended and enjoyed the beautiful newly remodeled Lakeview Baseball Club rooftop with 6 levels!  In addition to the beautiful venue,...

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