HESED HOUSE HOLIDAY GIFT CHALLENGE NOW AVAILABLE

We are so thankful for the generosity of a group of donors led by the Hesed House Board of Trustees who are challenging our community to support our neediest neighbors this holiday season. For a full list of this year’s Holiday Matching Gift Challenge lead donors, please click here. All donations made to Hesed House between now and December 31, 2017 will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000! Click here to make your gift today! Thank you!

November 14th 2017 | Read this Article

Counting Miracles: Successes from January to October 2017

October 16th 2017 | Read this Article

1st Annual Great Gatsby Gala Presented by AGWS

Please join us for the 1st Annual Great Gatsby Gala Presented by American Guardian Group of Companies!  The event held on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Paramount Theatre from 7pm to 10 pm will bring together the community for a night of camaraderie, entertainment, wine, and most importantly, the chance to support Hesed House. […]

September 25th 2017 | Read this Article

13th Annual Hike for Hesed

Join us on Saturday September 16, 2017 for the 13th Annual Hike for Hesed! Walk alone or with a team of co-workers, family or friends through downtown Aurora, a journey that many individuals staying at Hesed House take daily. Join us immediately after the Hike for food, live music and fun activities for the whole family.

May 1st 2017 | Read this Article

Join us for the 6th Annual Derby Party!

6th Annual Gala to benefit Hesed House. The afternoon includes Southern Hospitality and Derby Excitement including specialty Derby Drinks, craft beer sampling, passed wine, champagne and oh, the food….delectably delicious!

April 5th 2017 | Read this Article

Westfield Insurance Foundation’s Legacy of Caring Fund Benefits Hesed House

Hesed House received a grant from Westfield Insurance Foundation thanks to the help of Esser Hayes Insurance Group.   The grant is part of the new Westfield Legacy of Caring program in which Westfield agencies across the country were invited to nominate a local nonprofit in the areas of disaster relief, insurance pathways, family stability or safety.   

July 26th 2016 | Read this Article

Hesed House’s Second Annual Dignity Ride

The Second Annual Dignity Ride to Benefit Hesed House will be held on August 28, 2016 at 8:00 AM beginning at Fox River Harley Davidson located in St. Charles, Illinois and ending at O’Malley’s Pub & Eatery located in Aurora, Illinois. Following the Dignity Ride, there will be an after party held at O’Malley’s. The after party will feature raffle baskets, live entertainment food and fun. You will not want to miss year’s event!

May 16th 2016 | Read this Article

Hesed House Partners with H&R Block

Hesed House is partnering with H&R Block this tax season! Click here to download our referral form with the necessary referral code and take it to the office when you have your tax return prepared. If you are a new H&R Block client, we will get a $20 contribution. Thank you for supporting Hesed House!

February 2nd 2016 | Read this Article

Hesed House Executive Director Announcement

Amidst much speculation and anticipation, the Hesed House Board of Trustees is thrilled to announce today that the next leader for Illinois’ 2nd largest comprehensive homeless shelter and resource center will be Ryan Dowd.

After reaffirming their sincere thanks to Michael Cobb, who recently resigned, for his service to the staff and guests of Hesed House, Board Chair John Ball announced that effective February 8, 2016, Ryan will return to Hesed House as the next executive director. Ball states, “We believe he is the right leader who possesses the vision and experience to guide us as we move forward with the goal of becoming one of the premier anti-poverty organizations fighting to end homelessness in the Fox River Valley!”

 

January 22nd 2016 | Read this Article

Leadership Change at Hesed House

Effective January 5, 2016, Michael Cobb has resigned from Hesed House. The members of the Board of Trustees express their sincere thanks to Michael for his service to the staff and guests of Hesed House and wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors. The Board is moving quickly and thoughtfully in search of our next Executive Director. Please pray for the right leader to be called to serve Hesed House who possesses the vision to guide us as we move forward with the goal of becoming one of the premier anti-poverty organizations in the country!

January 14th 2016 | Read this Article

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