|Five congregations were involved with the Exodus Homes projects:
Ascension Lutheran Church
Lakeview Lutheran Church
Lake View Presbyterian Church
Resurrection Lutheran Church
St. Pauls UCC
At the time the project was in operation, there were only 50 emergency beds for homeless youth in Chicago.
The project was started with funding from Homeland Ministries of the United Church of Christ, the Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation, and Interfaith Council for the Homeless.