Summer at MC3

We had an amazing summer at MC3, full of great times and community. We wanted to share just a few of the highlights with you. Take a look at some pics below and then visit our Flickr feed for even more. SpringHill Twenty students from MC3 and Edison Gardens…

Food Pantry Volunteer Opportunities

Seven years ago, Wally Stoelting started volunteering at the Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) food pantry. The Food Pantry is one of many programs that is offered at MC3. Since his start, Wally has served the pantry in many capacities and now, as a volunteer, coordinates and leads the pantry and its…

Food Drop 2014

On a very cold and snowy Saturday, January 25, 1,100 volunteers met at four different locations to pack, load and distribute countless boxes of food and personal care items. A total of 8,000 families, nine food pantries and seven neighborhoods received the items. And Monroe Circle Community Center was…

Our Story: “When Will You Be Back?”

It all began with a question. A question spoken by children living in disadvantaged circumstances in the inner city of Chicago. And if this inner-city neighborhood was like any other inner city in America, these children would have lived lives way beyond their years. The question, although simple and…

Food Drop 2013

On January 26, 3,000 volunteers gathered at Granger Community Church to pack over 7,800 boxes of food to deliver to 8 local food pantries. Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) was one of those pantries that received some of the boxes. These provisions will give MC3 a 5 to 6…

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for a way to get involved at MC3? We have a few opportunities for you to help serve our community: Food Pantry Our food pantry operates the 1st and 3rd Tuesday mornings of each month. We currently need one or two people who can commit to being at…

How to Help: 8 cans, 2 boxes, 1 bag, 1 jar.

We have a great opportunity for everyone to be a part of God’s work at MC3. How? With 8 cans, 2 boxes, 1 bag, 1 jar. After many months of surveying the Monroe Circle Community and understanding the health related issues that are tied to foods, it was clear…