Category Archives: Kendall County

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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Homeless group facing critical shortage of volunteers

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Unless Kendall County PADS can recruit about 100 more volunteers in less than a month, the nonprofit group will be unable to … 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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Women’s philanthropic group gives lift to local homeless

By Tom Siebert Assistant director for community relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, IL The homeless have many hardships. In sprawling Kendall County, west of Chicago, there is no public transportation. So the toughest challenge can … Continue reading

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No room at the inn: Kendall County PADS needs more volunteers to keep homeless shelter sites open

By Tom Siebert Assistant director for community relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, IL A poignant part of the Christmas story is a couple needing a safe place to stay for the night. On Wednesday night, … Continue reading

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Homeless women shatter myths and share hopes

By Tom Siebert Assistant director for community relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, IL The face of homelessness is often female. Three women were recent dinner and overnight guests at Harvest New Beginnings church in Oswego. … Continue reading

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