Volunteers are needed for the final PADS Transitional Shelter site.
"In the blink of an eye, I can easily find myself back in the position of the clients I help. I am all too aware of this. This is what keeps me going. This is where I draw my strength. As long as I am in the position to help, I am going to do so without passing judgement. That is what the work that I do is all about."
Hollis is one of 51 people who moved into the Open Door Housing program in 2014. His most prized possession is the key to his front door.
Numbers provided by Heartland Alliance's Social IMPACT Research Center show what's at stake in our service area if the recently proposed state budget is passed.
The West Suburban PADS Board of Directors is accepting applications from prospective board members until Saturday, February 28th.
A new partnership with several area hospitals for laundry will save PADS more than $23,000 per year.
West Suburban PADS has been selected as one of the beneficiaries of the Chi-Town Jazz Fest, a multi-day event that raises money for hunger relief in the Chicago area.
The 14th annual Sing-Along Messiah will be held on Sunday, December 7th at First United Methodist Church of Oak Park. The event begins at 3:30 p.m., with all free-will donations benefiting West Suburban PADS.
Ending homelessness begins with knowing how many people need help. Volunteers are needed to assist with a point-in-time count on the night of Wednesday, January 28th.
With Veterans Day on Tuesday, November 11th, we are looking for people interested in making cards with special messages to thank the veterans we serve for their sacrifice for our country.