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For 25 years, Chicago woman has touched lives with West Side ministry

5 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - It started with a simple gesture: serving a hot cup of coffee to the homeless. But something bigger was brewing in Chicagoan Arloa Sutter.
Sutter wanted to provide opportunities for those less fortunate.
More than 25 years later, Sutter is the director and founder of Breakthrough Urban Ministries , a nonprofit organization that serves the East Garfield Park community on the city's West Side.
With an annual budget of nearly $7 million, Breakthrough offers food, shelter and job placement. In 2015, the organization opened FamilyPlex, a health clinic and early education center...
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