Upcoming Volunteer Shelter Training Dates:
Are you looking for an opportunity to make a real difference in the community? Do you want to gain new skills and experiences? Are you passionate about empowering in your community?
Check out our Annual Report, an overview of how we're “DOING WHAT IT TAKES” to end homelessness in west suburban Cook County.
New PADS Shelter site to open.
Three important things to share as the new shelter season approaches.
Join us Thursday, Sept. 12th from 10:30am to 12pm for a community dedication.
Patrick Quinn Plans Walk Across Illinois to Raise Funds and Awareness for People Experiencing Homelessness
On Monday, August 12th, Patrick Quinn, artist and PhD researcher, will begin a walk across Illinois to raise funds and awareness for people experiencing homelessness in the state. His approximately 190-mile trek will start on the muddy banks of the Mississippi River in Rock Island, Illinois, and his journey will end a week later in downtown Chicago at Grant Park—a few blocks from Lake Michigan.
Veronica Ciobotaru encountered something new to her when she first opened her Oak Park restaurant—panhandlers.