Category Archives: Homeless

Residents can become heroes to the homeless by volunteering at a Kendall County PADS shelter

By Tom Siebert “We can be heroes just for one day,” rock star David Bowie famously sang. Well, area residents can feel as if they are both heroes and rock stars by volunteering for just one night per month at … Continue reading

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Kendall County PADS seeking women and men with a heart for the homeless

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County Kendall County PADS needs more than a hundred new volunteers in order to launch its ninth season of providing nutritious food and temporary … Continue reading

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Nicor Gas grant fuels transportation for guests of Kendall County PADS

By Tom Siebert In a wide-open county with no public transportation, the homeless often have a hard time just getting to the seven shelter sites run by Kendall County PADS during the colder months of the year. But thanks to … Continue reading

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Kendall County community gives generously to PADS

By Tom Siebert Midway through its eighth season of providing nutritious meals and overnight shelter to the area’s homeless community, Kendall County PADS has received an outpouring of donations that have helped its guests get through what has thus far … Continue reading

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Christian school set to open its doors and hearts to the homeless in the suburbs west of Chicago

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Parkview Christian Academy in Yorkville, a rustic suburb west of Chicago, will be joining six area churches this fall in providing nutritious … Continue reading

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Homeless group reaches out to community as shelter season nears

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Volunteers from Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County will be blanketing the community over the next two months, sharing … Continue reading

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Social work students helping homeless in hands-on way

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Brittani Dahlman recently received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Aurora University. She also earned an eclectic education in humanity. That’s … Continue reading

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