BEDS Plus Director of Supportive Housing Javon Harris discusses how BEDS and its staff are committed to changing the lives of clients like Phyllis and Richard.
We are so happy for Robyn and her son, who are part of our Family Shelter program and were recently housed! Robyn came to BEDS for help after struggling to find housing on her own, staying in emergency overnight shelter while working toward a place of her own. Family Case […]
Your generosity in 2020 made it possible for 65 adults and 10 families with children who were guests in our shelter to find a permanent place to live. Today, they are on the path to independence, and that’s down to you. The journey from emergency shelter to a home is […]
Thanks to the kindness of strangers, the holidays are a little brighter for many BEDS clients. Children and adults alike were all smiles, some hardly able to contain their excitement when they received presents, food, necessities, holiday decorations and more as part of this year’s Adopt A Family program. Several […]
My Suburban Life reporter Joshua Welge reported on the Match a Meal program at BEDS Plus. The program, which was launched in March, allows restaurants to provide meals to BEDS clients with the help of matching funds from partner businesses. Click here to read more.
Pioneer Press reporter Chuck Fieldman recently reported on the Match a Meal program that benefits BEDS Plus clients. The program began in March with donations being accepted from customers at Palmer Place Restaurant and Biergarten in downtown La Grange, which has been providing the meals, and has continued with local […]
“At my lowest moment, I got help from an organization and people that didn’t even know me.” – Ken Please watch Ken tell the story of how he became homeless and found help from BEDS Plus.
Linda Sokol Francis is known for her philanthropy in Chicago’s western suburbs. She has been a loyal friend of BEDS Plus Care for many years, and her personal story provides inspiration and insight into why she has been so generous to BEDS.
BEDS volunteer Rebecca Russow knew she wanted to help BEDS when the COVID-19 pandemic hit but helping at shelter was simply no longer an option. So Rebecca decided to get creative and turned to her artwork as a way to help BEDS instead. Rebecca said she has missed seeing her […]
This year has been a year unlike any other in our 30-year history. Similar to all businesses, we have had to quickly modify our operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the support of our communities, we are doing our best under these very stressful circumstances. The mission at […]