Category Archives: PADS

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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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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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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