Thanks to our generous gift givers.

Monday, February 4th, 2019

After receiving a client wish list via email, presents were purchase, wrapped and delivered to our offices in Maywood and then distributed by case managers. Through the 2018 Holiday Gift Program 92 adults and 52 family members received gifts. As always, we are humbled by this generosity and pass along sincere gratitude of their behalf.

Mutual Appreciation Continues Between Housing Forward and Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

The Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township recently awarded its 2018 Community Partners Award to BUILD Chicago, Opportunity Knocks, Riveredge Hospital, and Housing Forward. The award acknowledges agencies and community members dedicated to helping make the community stronger & healthier.

Local Girl Scouts tackle homelessness

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Housing Forward is pleased to have been asked, by Girl Scout troop from Beye School in Oak Park, for help answering 26 questions about homelessness as part of a year-long project aimed at helping the homeless in their community. Troop leader Beth Houle says that visitng the shelter was eye-opening for the girls. "When they delivered the food, it was at dinner time, when people are entering the shelter," Houle said. "The girls got a sense of who was there, who needed shelter." For Vivienne Pope, it brought to light another aspect of homelessness: it affects everyone.

The Associate Board Presents: Charity Royale

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

The Associate Board of Housing Forward is excited to present Charity Royale – an evening of risk-taking for a good cause. This fundraising event will be held at South Branch Tavern & Grill, one of the best restaurants in The Loop with full views of the Chicago River and nestled among the city's skyline. Attendees at this casino-themed event will try their luck at blackjack or poker, pick a big number on the roulette wheel or try their chances rolling the dice at the craps table. Professional, entertaining dealers will help guests get into the spirit of the games whether a novice or experienced player. At Charity Royale, guests can experience all the fun and excitement of a night in Monte Carlo without the risk of losing since everyone wins when helping others. Past events hosted by the Housing Forward Associate Board have been great successes with an average of 150 supporters participating. We anticipate this unique will attract an even bigger crowd.

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