Honoring Schueler's 20 years of service

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

On Nov. 2, 1998 Lynda Schueler began working at Tri-Village PADS (now Housing Forward) as manager of Volunteer Services. She joined six other employees working in two rooms of a church basement in Maywood. Much of the work in those days was done by a small, hardy band of volunteers and a determined board of trustees (most often the same people) concerned about a growing population experiencing homelessness in the area. Nothing has been the same around here ever since.

2nd Annual Maiden Street Dance Benefit

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

On June 3rd Maiden Street Irish Dance Academy held a special performance to benefit Housing Forward. The students of Maiden Street put on an amazing performance and helped raise over $2,100.  The event was additionally supported by numerous parents who donated food and drinks, St. Vincent Ferrer Church who donated their space as well as Dark Matter Coffee and Two Brothers Artisan Brewing.


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Friday, December 29th, 2017

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Mystery Event Raises More Than Just Mayhem!

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

On Saturday, October 21st, 21 well-dressed teams of detectives participated in the Housing Forward Associate Board Mystery and Mayhem event at Untitled Supper Club. During the Old Hollywood Whodunit, guests collected clues throughout the evening to help solve the crime of the century. Team "Book Club" came out on top by not only identifying the culprit, but also detailing her motive and opportunity to commit the crime.

Thank you for a special night of Irish dancing and music

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

On Friday, June 9, Sarah Dolan, Housing Forward Board Member and owner and instructor of the Maiden Street Irish Dance Academy, hosted a benefit dance performance at St. Vincent Ferrar Church in River Forest. More than 100 parents and families attended this special night of true Irish celebration of dance and music with all class levels participating for a fun night fundraising. The event raised more than $1650 in support of Housing Forward and our mission to end homelessness.


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