Our Charity - DuPagePads
Special Requests from Our Charity
Our charity has a dramatic need for the following items. Please help if you can.
Sturdy winter gloves- water/wind proof and subzero (men’s)
Winter Boots (water proof)
Hoodies (or whatever you want to call them)
Founded in 1985, DuPagePads’ mission is to end homelessness in DuPage County. DuPagePads is the largest provider of services to those who are homeless in our county
and the work that we do is vital to our community. Last year, DuPagePads:
provided Overnight Shelter 365 nights for families and individuals
served 1,322 individuals, including 250 children and 123 families
provided 41,036 nights of shelter
served 130,335 meals to those who would otherwise go hungry, an average of 357 meals per day
Because of their work, 348 individuals obtained stable housing.
Ways to Support DuPagePads
- Pads has 4 major events that occur every year:
Their Run 4 Home, Wake Up Your Spirit Breakfast, Taste of Hope and our Galaxy Bowl. The most current events can be found here.
Attend one of their 4 major fundraisers - DuPage
Volunteer at one of their 31 sites and/or provide and prepare a meal for that site
Host a donation drive or fundraiser. Their needs list can be found
Become a DuPagePads Partner
- Donate directly to DuPagePads