Share the Love on Social Media

Share the Love on Social Media

Did you know that Shelter, Inc. has a LinkedIn page? Or a SnapChat account? Help spread the word about our programs by liking us on Facebook, following us onTwitter, and signing up for emails. Please share with your friends and family,...
Back to School Backpacks

Back to School Backpacks

Every year we ask for volunteers to take the name of a child and help put together a backpack full of school supplies they’ll need for the new school year. This year we’re fortunate to have the support of a few companies and individuals, but we still have 22 names...
Local Grant Supports Boys and Girls Homes

Local Grant Supports Boys and Girls Homes

The Rotary Club of Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates recently awarded Shelter with a generous grant of $2,600 to make long-overdue repairs to the bathroom in our Transitional Living Program group home. This program works with older boys in the Foster Care system to teach...
Local Student Helps New Families with Baskets

Local Student Helps New Families with Baskets

For her Bat Mitzvah, Sloane wanted to help new mothers and their babies at Shelter, Inc. She came up with the idea of newborn baskets filled with everything a new mom would need:  pacifier, diapers, wipes, swaddle blanket, onesie and much more. With the help of some...
Generous Grants Support our Programs

Generous Grants Support our Programs

The Barrington Junior Women’s Club (BJWC) recently awarded a $3,000 grant to Shelter to support our Special Assistance Fund. This money provides critical services such as doctor visits, medical equipment, prescriptions and personal hygiene products for our children...