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Help Make Holiday Wishes Come True

Every child deserves to feel they are cared for, especially during the holidays. Each year we ask the children in Shelter’s Foster Care and Healthy Families programs what they wish for. They may include one item of clothing and one toy or personal item. Please help us...

Trivia Night Was a Blast

Friends of Shelter sponsored another spooktacularly successful Trivia Night! Old friends and new shared the fun between Taffy Apples, trivia, silent auction items, table theme contests, munchies and lots of laughter. The winning brains table had 80 out of 100...

Make a Difference at Shelter

Make a Difference Day is celebrated across the country on October 28th to highlight how volunteering can change lives, both for the people who volunteer and those who benefit. Please consider supporting Shelter, Inc. by sharing your time and talents to support our...

Charity Ball Kick Off

  September 26th was the official kick-off for our 30th annual Charity Ball. Over 50 people gathered at the Hyatt Hotel in Schaumburg to hear about plans for this special anniversary event. Accuity and Hanover Township Mental Health Board were recognized for their...

A Spooky Trivia Night

Friends of Shelter is again sponsoring a Trivia Night on Saturday, October 28th at 6pm at the Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Chicago. Bring a team of 8 to sit together and win a prize for the best-themed table! Participants can bring their own food and soft drinks;...

Just One of the Friends

The Friends of Shelter group has been around for over 10 years and supports the Shelter mission through volunteering and sponsoring two annual events—a “Cooking with Class” event in March and a “Trivia Night” in October. They meet once every 6 weeks or so to plan...

All Smiles at our Healthy Families Graduation

Shelter, Inc. held a graduation celebration on Wednesday, August 16 for all the families who have participated in the Healthy Familiesprogram for 5 years. This vital program offers a variety of services through home visitation that may include providing referrals for...

Calling All British Car Lovers!

Please join Shelter, Inc. at the 31st Annual British Car Show on Sunday, September 10th from 9am-3pm at Harper College in Palatine. Volunteers will be handing out programs and collecting donations from the more than 2,000 visitors who attend the event. More...

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