All Saints is an Episcopal Church located at the corner of Hermitage and Wilson in the Ravenswood Neighborhood on the north side of Chicago. Outreach ministries are the core of All Saints' mission and Ravenswood Community Services (RCS) grew out of this strong commitment to meaningful neighborhood outreach. What began as an outreach program of the church is now an independent 501(c)3 organization, but the two organizations remain interdependent, sharing space, some volunteers and some staff.
Episcopal Charities and Community Services is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization funded by charitable donations received from individuals, congregations, businesses, and foundations throughout the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago. ECCS strengthens many agencies across the Chicago area (their ministry partners) through grants and organizational support, transforming lives along the way.
The Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD) is Chicago's Food Bank – a non-profit food distribution and training center that provides food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community. Founded in 1979, GCFD supports a network of 650 pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, mobile programs, children's programs, older adult programs and innovative responses that address the root causes of hunger.
The Steans Center develops mutually beneficial relationships with community organizations to engage DePaul students in educational opportunities grounded in Vincentian values of respect for human dignity and the quest for social justice.
RCS maintains a linkage agreement with Heartland Health Outreach enhancing care for individuals who lack access to health care and allowing for resource and knowledge sharing between our organizations.
Ravenswood School, a Chicago Public School, is a local elementary school serving grades K through 8. Ravenswood is a CPS-designated Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Cluster School.
Fleet Feet Sports maintains a running and fitness retail presence in Chicago, as well as an event planning operation. Their commitment to the betterment of the health and well-being of their community runs deep through their educational resources, fitness training and professionally organized, award-winning events. Fleet Feet Chicago works closely with Ravenswood Community Services and All Saints Episcopal Church to plan and execute the annual Ravenswood Run 5K, the proceeds of which benefit the hunger relief programs at Ravenswood Community Services and the school-based health centers at Lakeview and Amundsen High Schools.
The school-based health centers at Erie and Amundsen high schools, run by Erie Family Health [link], are dedicated to the health needs of adolescents in Chicago, offering help with a wide variety of issues, from school and sports physicals to pregnancy tests. These centers and students from the schools partner with RCS to execute the Ravenswood Run each April, sharing in a portion of the proceeds to help fund their operations.
Zero Percent is a food rescue organization. By partnering with businesses with excess food and with non-profits who can put that food into the hands of people who need it, Zero Percent strives to help ensure that food is not wasted.
Many thanks to our generous funders and event sponsors:
RCS maintains memberships in these community organizations: