With more than 650 people in attendance on Friday, May 20, Housing Forward presented W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu in a night of comedy that raised $19,500 to benefit programs and services to those experiencing or at-risk of homelessness in our community.
On Friday, May 20th, W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu will be performing at DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Housing Forward. Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind event!
Please call or email your state representative to let them know that we need their support for HB 4955 to effectively transition people out of homelessness.
Lincoln Elementary School's 5th grade classes recently donated more than $1,000 to Housing Forward.
On July 1st, Prevail became a program of Housing Forward, strengthening the support system for individuals and families in our communities who are experiencing financial and housing crises.
Do you thrive on last-minute Christmas shopping? If so, we have an opportunity for you. We are still seeking several people to adopt a family for the holidays.
On Wednesday, December 2nd, head to Team Blonde in Forest Park for an exclusive evening of shopping and cocktails - featuring a style show of seasonal trends in clothing, makeup and hair - all while supporting Housing Forward. 15% of all purchases made during the event will be donated to the agency. Space is limited, so please RSVP soon if you would like to attend.
The hunt is on...is your team ready? On Saturday, October 3rd, you'll conquer the streets of Chicago solving riddle & puzzle clues, visiting popular landmarks and completing a series of challenges that require strategy, teamwork & good old-fashioned luck. The race begins and ends at John Barleycorn in Chicago's River North area with drink specials & free appetizers for all race participants. Register now for this fun event!
Congregation impact reports for the 2014-2015 season are now available on our website.
Sophie & Lila will be selling pink lemonade, popcorn and popsicles this Sunday from 1 pm to 3 pm outside First United Church of Oak Park, with the proceeds benefiting Housing Forward.