Special Fresh Thyme Market Giving Bags Hold Shelter Donations

Monday, November 12th, 2018

During the month of November, every Giving Bag sold at the Fresh Thyme located at: 7501 North Ave., River Forest will generate an automatic $1 donation to support PADS Shelter, unless otherwise directed by the Giving Tag attached to the bag. Fresh Thyme Giving Bags can be found on the reusable bag rack and at various registers. Please shop often, and help us spread the word! 

Nearly 15,000 AmeriCorps and Senior Corps Members Honored on National Service Opening Day

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Governor Rauner has declared today, October 17, 2018 National Service Opening Day. Almost 1,000 Illinoisans will pledge their continuing commitment to helping their communities at the 24th Annual Illinois’ National Service Opening Day event in Springfield.  There will be a parade to the Old State Capitol where attendees will be sworn in for their year of service and will proclaim their commitment to  Illinois and the nation. Several of the national service members will receive awards and all military veterans will be honored for their continued service.

Come see us as Thursday Night Out in Oak Park Becomes Folk Park Thursday Night Out

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

This is your chance to visit with actual Housing Forward staff members at this week's non-profit partner booth this Thursday, Aug. 16th on Marion Street in Oak Park from 5:00-9:00. The music is FREE and you can purchase $20 dine-around ticket booklets for food items from participating restaurants and beverages from the beer & wine tent. 

Here is the artist line up:
5:00-6:00 Donna Herula Blues
6:00-7:00 $11 Supper (pictured)
7:00-7:30 Showcase musicians
7:30-8:45 – Mark Dvorak
8:45 – closing jam

Volunteers needed for summer transitional shelter program.

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Our Summer Transitional Shelter program is well underway and we are in need of meal providers. Please consider signing up to provide or prepare a meal. The Summer Transitional Shelter program is an opportunity for individuals and families experiencing homelessness to continue to benefit from the aid of Housing Forward case workers and other services throughout the summer months. To get more information please contact Tonisha Daniel at tdaniel@housingforward.org.

Rebuilding our Support Center

Monday, November 13th, 2017

After our fire at our Headquarters in Maywood, we quickly put an action plan in motion to make our recovery as prompt and predictable as possible in order to limit the disruption in services and programs to the clients we serve. St. Eulalia has generously worked with us throughout the rebuilding process to help Housing Forward in our efforts to resume our operations in our Support Center and Headquarters.   

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