Welcome to the Companions Journeying Together website! We provide a forum to personally impact the emotional, spiritual, and social lives of the incarcerated and their families. Our vision is for a society that lives by the principles of restorative justice.
Gift Wrapping Volunteers Needed
We are seeking volunteers to help wrap gifts at the Chicago Ridge Mall. This is a very important fundraiser of our organization; all funds raised will support our organization's mission. Please help us by donating your time and talents.
Sat Dec 5—Booked!
Sun Dec 6—Booked!
Sat Dec 13—Booked!
Sun Dec 13--3 pm to 10:30 pm
Sat Dec 19--3 pm to 5:30 pm and 6 pm to 10:30 pm
Sun Dec 20--1 pm to 10:30 pm
Mon Dec 21--2:45 pm to 10:30 pm
Tue Dec 22--11:45 am to 1 pm and 2:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Wed Dec 23--8 45 am to 10:30 pm
Thu Dec 24--7:45 am to 7 pm
Please email Jenny at [email protected] to get added to the schedule!
Storybook Volunteers Needed
You may have heard of the Aunt Mary's Storybook Project through which children of incarcerated people at various county jails receive a new book and a recording of their parent reading the story to them. You have thought that this was a special program. You are invited to help. Specifically, we are looking for several people to go with us in to the Sheridan Correctional Center in Sheridan, Illinois either once a month or twice a month to help participants choose their books and to assist with the recording sessions. For more information, or to sign up, please contact us.
We need books for children of incarcerated parents. Please consider doing a book drive for Companions! Go to Resources and see how you can help!