Donation Notice

We are so grateful for all of our donors. Unfortunately, we are UNABLE to accept items outside of our donations list. If you have questions, please email us at info@padsofelgin.org. Thank you for your understanding.

Together we can
end homelessness.

Offering emergency shelter to individuals experiencing homelessness to help develop a sustainable future by providing essential services.

Houseless doesn’t have to mean hopeless.

Get help.

Are you houseless or about to become homeless? PADS of Elgin is here to offer you the help you need and deserve.

Make a donation.

Your support helps make it possible for us to help those in need.

Current needs.

Help us fill the needs of our guests. View our current donation needs and wish lists.

Upcoming Events

Home Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Barrels of Hope

Par Tee for PADS

Hops for Homes Oktoberfest

Our Community Impact Last Year

824

volunteer hours

9,860

meals served

4,944

nights of shelter

“Most importantly, we feel safe—not just to eat and sleep, but to talk.”

“Everyone at PADS listens. We are heard—in a world where a lot of people shut us out.”

“When people arrive with all their dreams broken, PADS helps them to find hope again.”

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