Named for the founder of our organization, Joe Hubbard, Hubbard House is a hospitality house for groups that desire an immersive volunteer experience in the East St. Louis community. The majority of the groups we host are from universities. For more information on how to partner with CUP to create a meaningful, immersive volunteer experience for your group in East St. Louis, please contact us at hubbardhouseesl@gmail.com. 

Hubbard House hosted the following Universities over the last 12 months:

  • Creighton University
  • Denison University
  • DePaul Chicago
  • Eastern Illinois Newman Center
  • Indiana University
  • Purdue University
  • Loyola Chicago
  • Millikin Newman Center
  • University of Dayton
  • Washington University

Quotes from our student volunteers about their experience at Hubbard House:

“This was easily one of the best experiences of my life.”

“Eye opening and helped me see a different side of humanity.”

“I am so lucky to have had this experience.  I will hold it close to my heart forever.”

“Great Community-Amazing Experience”

“The overall experience was wonderful. The people who work for CUP are incredible.”

“Informative and Enlightening”

“I love the kids and the Griffin Center staff were very welcoming; I learned a lot about education through this experience.  Sr. Beth is incredible; the staff was inspiring and the kids are so wonderful….so much potential.”

Catholic Urban Programs

P.O. Box 3310
East St. Louis, IL 62203
618-398-5616

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The Griffin Centers celebrated “Lights on After School” enjoy these great photos! Learn more about the work of Griffin Center here: https://catholicurbanprograms.org/griffin-center/
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Join us at any/all of the Griffin Center sites this evening from 4-6pm for #LightsOnAfterschool! This nation-wide event calls attention to the value of after-school programs and the resources required to keep the lights on and doors open.

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Catholic Urban Programs

P.O. Box 3310
East St. Louis, IL 62203
618-398-5616
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