Holy Family will be reopening its PADS site (in collaboration with JOURNEYS|The Road Home in Palatine,) offering food and shelter to our homeless neighbors on Sunday evenings beginning October 1, 2023. Basic volunteer needs are shift work at the site and food donations to provide dinner, lunch and breakfast to our guests. A brief description of the shifts are as follows:
Set Up Shift (5:30-6:30-pm) – ready sleeping area and dining area
1st shift (6:30-11pm) – register guests; assist with serving dinner, clean up and make guests feel welcome, monitor all areas of the site.
2nd Shift (11pm-3am) – monitor all areas of the site, make lunches
3rd Shift (3-7am) – monitor all areas of the site, awaken guests, prepare and serve breakfast
Clean Up Shift (6-7am) wipe down/put away pads and pillows, clean restrooms
If you would like to donate food, go to www.carecalendar.org. Use calendar ID: 134413 and security code: 9236. Additional instructions are on the website.
If you would like to volunteer or have any other questions, please contact Alma. Volunteering just once or a few times during the season is very helpful. Thank you for your consideration.