Last week, with help from Redbox employees and several volunteers, we expanded our offices to fill our entire building in Maywood.
"My Story Matters," a weekly creative writing workshop presented by PADS & the Oak Park Public Library, meets each Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Main Branch.
The 206 Food Truck, which specializes in waffles and coffee, provides breakfast to shelter clients at Euclid UMC each month.
It's an exciting time at West Suburban PADS, and much of it is due to all the new faces in our building. If you haven't had a chance to meet them yet, please visit our "people" page to see who they are.
The Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County announced yesterday that it has been selected, along with 66 other U.S. communities, to participate in Zero: 2016, a national campaign to end veteran and chronic homelessness by December 2015.
Join West Suburban PADS Executive Director Lynda Schueler and film director Susanne Suffredin on Thursday, November 6th at 7 p.m. in the Veterans Room of the Oak Park Public Library for a free screening of @home, a 56-minute documentary film by homelessness advocate Mark Horvath, and discuss how homelessness appears in the Oak Park area and what PADS is doing to address the issues of homeless people.
Tickets are going fast for October 18th's scavenger hunt to end homelessness, The Amazing Raise. Get yours before they run out!
The hunt is on...is your team ready? Tickets are now on sale for PADS’ first scavenger hunt, taking place in downtown Chicago on October 18th.
The hot news at West Suburban PADS today is our new Associate Board, a group of innovative young professionals who are enthusiastic about the opportunity to lead friend-raising and fund-raising initiatives and broaden their personal and professional networks, while supporting our mission.