The West Suburban PADS Board of Directors is accepting applications from prospective board members until Saturday, February 28th.
The Empty Bowls Community Dinner, benefiting West Suburban PADS, will take place on Friday, March 6th from 6 pm to 8 pm at OPRF High School.
The Chi-Town Jazz Festival begins on March 4th, and will close on March 8th with a concert at FitzGerald's in Berwyn. More than 90% of the proceeds of the week-long festival will benefit West Suburban PADS and three other local organizations.
Tom Holmes is a Forest Park resident who is a retired minister and longtime volunteer for West Suburban PADS. Tom is also a contributing reporter and blogger for several local newspapers.
The YMCA and PADS are working together to provide a stable place to stay for those experiencing homelessness as they seek employment.
Night owls are needed to volunteer for the overnight shift in the Emergency Shelter.
This month, we relaunched our partnership with the West Cook YMCA by resuming the Interim Housing program, which provides PADS' clients who are homeless with a private, supported and stable living environment while they work toward self-sufficiency goals.
"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.