The agency is excited to announce the promotion of Ebony Martin from Street Outreach Specialist to Family Spport Specialist. Ebony was i her previous role ____ years and had made numerous connections in the community, becoming a recognized expert is working with families to connect them with resources specific to their needs.
Family Support Specialist
Volunteers are an essential part of the PADS Emergency shelter program which operates from September to May providing a place to sleep and three meals, 7 nights a week at 11 rotating sites in host congregregations in Berwyn, Forest Park and Oak Park for between 20 and 60 people in the midst of a housing crisis.
Plans are underway for a new Monday night shelter site expected to open in Forest Park.
As my service year as an AmeriCorps member has come to an end, I reflect on my experience at Beyond Hunger – one of Housing Forward’s partner agencies.
Our biggest fundraising event of the year will be held at the Aon Grand Ballroom on Navy Pier in downtown Chicago on Saturday, February 29, 2020. Tickets are now on sale at an early bird rate.
Tony Martinez, President and CEO of the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation, delivered a check recently in the amount of $10,000.
Holly, the program manager at Sojourner House, learned recently that one of the children living there was about to celebrate her birthday.
Our 27th PADS Emergency Shelter season is off to a strong start, but we need more volunteers!