Midwinter's Tales

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Join us at 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 5th for Midwinter's Tales: Sweet Home December, which celebrates not only the end of the year holidays, but also the opportunities they afford for hospitality and generosity. Proceeds will benefit Housing Forward's Prevail program.

"Thankfulness in the Midst of Homelessness" in the Wednesday Journal

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
Mandy Gawf

The clients, volunteers and staff at the St. John PADS Shelter site have at least one thing in common.

"Thankfulness in the Midst of Homelessness" in the Forest Park Review

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
Forest Park Review

The clients, volunteers and staff at the St. John shelter have at least one thing in common.

"Our Safety Net is Fraying" in the Wednesday Journal

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
Mandy Gawf

With a mix of pain, anger, fear but a core of steel born of years of advocating for those most of us pretend not to know, the agency leaders in Oak Park are turning up the heat.

United Way Survey Results on the State Budget Impasse

Friday, October 30th, 2015
Illinois Budget

A survey released last week by the United Way shows further deterioration of the human service sector and the people it serves due to the state budget impasse.

"At Home and Finding a New Job" in the Wednesday Journal

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
Mandy Gawf

"Oh yeah, my life is better now that I have a house. I almost gave up before I got the apartment, but Chelsea stopped me." She said, 'Louis, I think we have a place for you.' I thought it was BS at first, but she was sincere. And when it happened, it was pretty cool because I know that these people went to all this trouble for me."

The Amazing Raise, A scavenger hunt to end homelessness

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

The hunt is on...is your team ready? On Saturday, October 3rd, you'll conquer the streets of Chicago solving riddle & puzzle clues, visiting popular landmarks and completing a series of challenges that require strategy, teamwork & good old-fashioned luck. The race begins and ends at John Barleycorn in Chicago's River North area with drink specials & free appetizers for all race participants. Register now for this fun event!

Housing Forward's Prevail Cup

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

On Friday, October 2nd at 6:00 p.m., the OPRF and Fenwick soccer teams will play for Village bragging rights at OPRF Stadium. Join us for this great cross town rivalry. Admission is free, but donations at the gate will benefit Housing Forward.