"I have seen many awesome things that have inspired me and have saddened me, but the main thing that PADS has shown me is the resilience of the human spirit and how the clients can forge a new life."
"My name is Bill Clark and, like you, I am a friend of PADS. I invite you to join in strengthening the good work being done by PADS, by all of us who are helping “to transition people from housing crisis to housing stability.”
Today, our case managers are delivering cards made by several generous volunteers to each veteran we serve, thanking them for their service to our country.
The Amazing Raise was an overwhelming success made possible by the sponsorship of local businesses and individuals.
We are seeking AmeriCorps applicants for positions in our Supportive Housing, Employment Readiness, Supportive Services and Outreach & Engagement programs.
West Suburban PADS' AmeriCorps members spent the evening of September 11th serving dinner to the officers of the Maywood Police Department, in recognition of their service as the community's first responders.
Local author Janet Nolan & the Magic Tree Bookstore have generously agreed to team up for an event to benefit West Suburban PADS.
Modern Quilt Studio owners Bill Kerr and Weeks Ringle designed and created five pillowcases for newly housed participants in the Open Door Housing program as part of the “1 Million Pillowcase Challenge,” sponsored by Better Homes and Garden’s magazine, American Patchwork & Quilting. These designs will be featured on a national blog, along with short stories about the recipients.