UMATTER: Chicago Winter Drive. A humble heart.
On January 5, 2013 many friends, families, and strangers came together with one purpose - to search for and serve those in need. This is the third year of UMATTER: WINTER DRIVE and it seems as if every year God has more and more in store for us all. This year we were able to partner up with new businesses, get new people involved with serving others, and engage many more. One thing I've learned is that people want to get involved [....]
Join Us on the Red Carpet - October 5, 2012!!
One Heart One Soul was part of the media gripping Chicago International Social Change Film Festival as a panelist and a community partner.
On Friday, October 5th a sneak peak of "The Homestretch" will be viewed followed by a conversation about the issue of youth homelessness and the role of One Heart One Soul as spoken by Mireya Trejo, Founder. Click here to see photos of the evening!
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Who are we?
Inspired by Acts 4:32, One Heart One Soul is an organization that raises awareness on social injustice issues [...]
"Truly I Tell You..." by Mireya Trejo
Tap into the night of UMATTER StreetTeam as we went into the streets & shelter to bring hope through warmth and prayer.
"The Art of Time" by Mireya Trejo
New Season Starts Saturday, February 4, 2012!!
"Bronzeville Dreams a Little Dream:A Voice for Homeless Youth" by Mireya Trejo, June 2012
FEATURED ON NPR
Unspoken Words featured on National Public Radio WBEZ 91.5FM produced by Elysabeth Alfano. CLICK PLAY TO LISTEN
Youth Homelessness Rising
Nov.3, 2011. The New York Times
More than 10,000 homeless students are enrolled in Chicago’s classrooms this fall,a 16 percent increase over last year and a record high, according to Chicago Public Schools data for September. [...]
Art Exhibit Makes Front Cover of Bronzeville Paper!
Homeless Art Showcased
by Daschell M. Phillips
[Wednseday, June 20, 2012]
One Heart One Soul will celebrate its first-year anniversary with an arts showcase on June 23 featuring youth from the Teen Living Program at Belfort House. Having rebounded from her own bout of homelessness, as a recent graduate in Los Angeles hopping around from one friend’s house to another, One Heart One Soul founder Mireya Trejo returned to Chicago with an art degree and a mission to help homeless youth —the population she was once a part of. [Read Full Article].
Chicago Citizen Newspaper+Bronzeville+OneHeart OneSoul
[April 25, 2012]
A non-profit program that proclaims to be a voice for homeless youth in the Bronzeville community is looking for a venue to host its art exhibition fundraiser. One Heart One Soul created the art program “UNSPOKEN WORDS, a voice for homeless youth” to give young people who don’t have a place to call home a creative outlet through artistic expression [Read Full Article]
GLOBAL AWARD NOMINEE
ONE HEART ONE SOUL'S FOUNDER RECOGNIZED BY EPOCH FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY ON THE ISSUE OF HOMELESSNESS IN CHICAGO AND ABROAD. CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR LEADING LADY MIREYA TREJO! CLICK LINK TO SEE HER NOMINATION AMONGST SOME OF THE TOP ORGANIZATIONS IN OUR COUNTRY!