Thank you to Ogden Avenue School students!

A heartfelt thank you to the students at Ogden Avenue School! The sixth-grade class coordinated a donation drive to benefits BEDS as its service project. Fun facts – 96 sixth-grade students collected four carloads of necessary shelter supplies over the past month! More than $1,000 in gift cards were collected. […]

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Covering Our COVID-19 Response

Covering Our COVID-19 Response

Week One (3/15/20 – 3/21/20) While we work to keep our clients and communities safe, our friends have stepped forward to share what they have. We’ve received hundreds of foodstuffs, cleaning supplies, and games. Additionally: A shelter client donated $15 with the first check from his new bank account. A […]

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Christmas morning comes early for BEDS clients

Christmas morning comes early for BEDS clients

This year, Christmas morning came early for some BEDS Plus clients. Wrapped presents were stacked on tables, too many to fit under a tree. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, baked goods and more tempted and then filled hungry stomachs. Spirits were festive, and big smiles could be seen on faces […]

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Simple act of kindness inspires drawing

Simple act of kindness inspires drawing

Sometimes, a stranger’s simple act of kindness is all it takes to turn a day around. BEDS client Karl was recently touched by the generosity and genuine concern that Silvermoon Salon owner Kelly Douglas showed him and other BEDS clients at the salon that day for haircuts. Karl said Kelly […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life Pop-up bar comes to Brookfield

It’s a Wonderful Life Pop-up bar comes to Brookfield

For one night, Bedford Falls and George Bailey come to Brookfield. Don’t miss the It’s a Wonderful Life Pop-up Bar at Joe’s Saloon, 9220 47th Street, on Friday, Dec. 6. Experience Martini’s and Nick’s. Come dressed as your favorite character or try Clarence’s favorite drink! Actors from the Theatre of […]

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Ace Hardware volunteers get to work at BEDS

Ace Hardware really is the helpful place – a group of volunteers recently spent three days on site at BEDS locations helping with a shelter move, cleaning and stocking a shelter and sprucing up the Ogden Avenue Supportive Housing facility. BEDS would like to thank the Ace Hardware Foundation for […]

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