Community Organization of the Month

Community Organization of the Month- October


DuPagePads is the largest and only nonrestrictive provider of shelter, comprehensive services and supportive housing for individuals and families experiencing homelessness in DuPage County.

The agency has received top awards for fiscal responsibility and best practices, including the coveted four-star rating from Charity Navigator.

Fast Facts
*This is the agency's 35th year of service to DuPage County.
*The agency partners with more than 160 congregations, businesses and social service partners to provide meals and more than 4,000 volunteers for its 29 shelter locations.
*Last year, DuPagePads served 1,351 individuals, including 265 children in 137 families. In total, the agency provided 38,989 nights of shelter and served 119,959 meals to prevent hunger.

What Can You Do To Get Involved?
Due to the ongoing pandemic. DuPagePads is in urgent need of supplies. Please visit or view the List of Donation Needs (PDF) and drop off instructions.