The fact that you can't tell a book by its cover has become a problem for West Suburban PADS.
Gawf's experience at West Suburban PADS has not only built character but also moved her along on the career path.
Ending homelessness begins with knowing how many people need help. Volunteers are needed to assist with a point-in-time count on the night of Wednesday, January 28th.
Jeff became homeless after a re-occurrence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, which developed in Vietnam. After engaging with PADS & Hines VA, Jeff is now stable.
"On this Veterans Day, it’s a good time to take a moment to consider how far we have come and how far we still have to go in our efforts to end veteran homelessness."
Today, our case managers are delivering cards made by several generous volunteers to each veteran we serve, thanking them for their service to our country.
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.
The Amazing Raise was an overwhelming success made possible by the sponsorship of local businesses and individuals.