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PLEASE NOTE – Hesed House is unable to accept large donations of clothing and/or other items. If you have a question about whether we can accept something, please email If you are considering holding a drive for Hesed House, please email in advance of beginning your collections. Thank you for understanding! Happy Holidays!


Hesed House is the second largest homeless shelter in the state of Illinois and a national model for ending homelessness. We have on-site emergency overnight shelters for men and women as well as a family only shelter. Our comprehensive resource center is dedicated to meeting the unique needs of our guests and people facing homelessness. We additionally have on-site and off-site supportive housing programs, outreach, and homeless prevention services. With each dollar you give in support of Brian’s ride, you will help Hesed House end homelessness – one person, one family at a time! Thank you for joining us in our mission!


Hesed House

Install Hesed House

Install this application on your home screen for quick and easy access when you’re on the go.

Just tap then “Add to Home Screen”