Providing shelter in the time of COVID-19

Providing shelter in the time of COVID-19

Joe Boyle of The Reporter writes about the efforts of BEDS Plus to provide shelter and support for individuals who are homeless or dealing with poverty and other issues during the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to read more.

Read More

Marie Newman tours BEDS shelter site in Oak Lawn

Marie Newman, Illinois 3rd Congressional District candidate, recently stopped by our newly opened consolidated shelter in Oak Lawn to get an in-person look at our operations. The shelter models our consolidated shelter in Brookfield and is operated in partnership with Respond Now. About 15 clients are currently staying at the […]

Read More
Covering our COVID-19 response, week two

Covering our COVID-19 response, week two

We are already into week three of our COVID-19 response and it’s starting to feel like a new normal of sorts. We are proud of the work we have accomplished and the support we have received from the community – a huge thank you to our staff for the sacrifices […]

Read More

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. […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
logo