LLC Give Back: How to Volunteer and get involved with PADS

LLC Gives Back: Local. Family. Fun. It isn’t just the mission. It’s Little Lake County’s vision. What can we do to help our local families? Every month LLC explores a local nonprofit organization, introduces them to our readers, and provides examples of ways to make a positive impact in our community.

PADS is our second quarter charity partner as part of our Little Lake County Gives Back program,  a community outreach effort to connect not-for-profit organizations with our readers. For more information on the program, please contact Melissa at [email protected]

Parent/Child Volunteer Opportunities in Lake County

PADS is a wonderful local organization that your family can help together. I’m always looking for philanthropic adventures in Lake County that allow children to help.

If you’re looking for an impactful way to contribute to society, look no further.  Working together we can strengthen our Lake County community by supporting PADS.

PADS is very organized and they even have an Amazon wish list, so if you don’t have time to run errands or volunteer, you can just click to help!

Providing Advocacy, Dignity, and Shelter, PADS Lake County offers a comprehensive approach to combating homelessness with the compassion and respect we all deserve. – taken from their website

3rd and 4th Grade class at Millburn Congregational UCC for making sandwiches for PADS Lunches. Photo Source: PADS Lake County Facebook
3rd and 4th Grade class at Millburn Congregational UCC for making sandwiches for PADS Lunches. Photo Source: PADS Lake County Facebook

Your family can help PADS Lake County through volunteering at a shelter, monetary donations, organizing an in-kind drive and donations of requested items.  You can help at a shelter site, provide meals or even just save up the unopened shampoo from your hotel room.  You can even do something simple as laundry or packing a lunch.

PADS Lake County, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing emergency shelter, permanent supportive housing, and comprehensive resources to families with children and individuals experiencing homelessness in Lake County, Illinois. – taken from their website

To read more about their needs, mission or how you can specifically get involved, please contact PADS below. Let us know in the comments how you’ve helped!

Find PADS Lake County

Web | Facebook  | LinkedIn | Twitter
1800 Grand Avenue | Waukegan, Il 60085


princess storytime for PADS

Join Little Lake County for a Spirit Storytime supporting PADS Lake  County on Monday, April 25, 2016 featuring Royal Princess Parties.

Monday April 25
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Plan to have breakfast or lunch (or both!) because all purchases will have double rewards! When you order and say that you are eating for PADS a portion of your sale will go to the charity. If you make a purchase during our event you will get to take a picture with Sleeping Beauty!

Tickets are not required for this event however we do ask that you RSVP on the Facebook Event so that Miss Bonnie has enough supplies on hand.

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Cheryl is a hyper-tasking mom (because who has time to only multi-task?) who stops to take pictures (and smell the roses), loves to jog (slowly) and volunteers way too much.

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