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Have your online donation automatically matched on Tuesday, November 29th!

You know all about Black Friday but have you heard of ‪#GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to supporting your favorite causes by making a donation online. For the second year PADS of Elgin has partnered with the Grand Victoria Foundation and ‪#ILGive to encourage people to support the shelter and provide hope to the homeless men, women, and children in our community. Simply make an online donation here Tuesday, November 29th and the foundation will match it!

Your donation will be used to:

  • Provide safe shelter, overnight, emergency, shelter to homeless men, women, and children annually
  • Ensure that people in crisis have access to 3 meals daily (over 40,000 meals served last year)
  • Help the neediest members of our community access resources such as case management, mental health and substance abuse advocacy and referrals, life skills, financial literacy and budgeting programs, and more.

If you have ever thought about making a donation to the PADS shelter, consider doing so on Tuesday, November 29th. Your dollars will automatically make twice the impact! Please help us spread the word about #ILGive and help let people know how their donations can be doubled on #GivingTuesday! Watch your email or the PADS Facebook page for more info and for the special link to donate on November 29th. and after you give, join in on all the social media fun by sharing your unselfies and the “I gave” graphic!

So make sure to join us online on Tuesday, November 29th. In just 24 hours we can make a change to last a lifetime!