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May 4, 2021

She was referred to as the woman in the red coat but I knew her as Joan. She was an everyday presence in our community: a small, slight lady who was very timid, kept to herself and spent her days ... See more

May 3, 2021
How Biden stimulus bill will target homelessness

BEDS Bulletin! Housing Secretary Marcia Fudge last month unveiled almost $5 billion in new grants to state and local governments across the U.S. for rental assistance, the development of affordable ... See more

Combating homelessness is part of President Biden’s sweeping anti-poverty agenda.

May 1, 2021

Do you have a birthday coming up? Consider a fundraiser for BEDS Plus Care. We are incredibly grateful to those who held fundraisers for BEDS recently, including Sally Sapp!

April 30, 2021

Laundry can be such a chore! Help make doing the laundry a little easier for our clients by donating laundry bags and laundry hampers with wheels. For more information, please email Community ... See more

April 30, 2021

During National Superheroes Month, we celebrate our staff! Meet Manager of Stabilization Services Joann Boblick. Joann, who got her start at BEDS as a volunteer in 2012, helps people who are ... See more

April 29, 2021

We are so thankful for our supporters, volunteers and communities!

April 29, 2021

Thankful Thursday! Thank you to Emmanuel Episcopal Church of La Grange for donating meals to our clients. Ellen Busch and Penny Longo of the church's Outreach Program recently delivered more than 60 ... See more

April 28, 2021

Would you like to help our Food Rescue team? We are looking for volunteers to deliver boxes of food to our housed clients on Tuesdays and every other Thursday at 11 a.m. We also are looking for ... See more

April 28, 2021

People experiencing homelessness and imminent risk of homelessness struggle to maintain a healthy diet, which has grown even more difficult during COVID-19. BEDS has expanded its Food Rescue program ... See more

April 28, 2021

Are you good with numbers? We are looking for volunteers who can help our clients with some basic tax filings. If you would like to help, please contact Javon Harris at harris@beds-plus.org. For more ... See more

BEDS Bulletin

Erin Molek: Why I Give

Erin Molek: Why I Give

She was referred to as the woman in the red coat but I knew her as Joan. She was an everyday presence in our community: a small, slight lady who was very timid, kept to herself and spent her days walking the sidewalks of La Grange with her roller suitcase. […]

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Meet BEDS Superhero, Joann Boblick

Meet BEDS Superhero, Joann Boblick

During National Superheroes Month, we celebrate our staff! Meet Manager of Stabilization Services Joann Boblick. Joann, a long-time member of the BEDS community, helps people who are struggling to remain in their homes stay in them. “The goal of these (prevention and stabilization) programs is to prevent people from ever […]

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BEDS Special Bulletin: Food Rescue

BEDS Special Bulletin: Food Rescue

People experiencing homelessness and imminent risk of homelessness struggle to maintain a healthy diet, which has grown even more difficult during COVID-19. BEDS has expanded its Food Rescue program to reach a growing number of “food insecure” clients. Let’s learn more.   How Are Food Insecurity and Homelessness Related? People […]

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What Our Clients Say

Bill and Yvette
Saving our lives and futures, providing food and shelter, helping us find a way back home, loving us when we feel no else does, not judging us instead accepting us as we are!
John
BEDS gave me direction when my life was going in circles.  Now I have a place to rest and think.
Ed
These people at BEDS…they go the extra mile.
Louise
Thank you BEDS Plus…you have helped me to come from the lowest and darkest time of my life to live again.
Andy
I don’t know where I’d be without BEDS Plus.  I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.
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