Over the past two years, economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has left more people homeless and at risk than in many previous years.  The homeless need our help more than ever.

This March we will be collecting in-kind donations for Connections to assist them in serving the homeless.  Established over 37 years ago, in the past year Connections has done the following:

We will be collecting canned and shelf-stable foods, adult clothing, and other items for Connections.  Please contact Anne Walker or Peg Cartier to drop off your donations to their homes by Sunday, March 27.  If you have any questions, please contact Anne Walker at walkerae@sbcglobal.net.

April In-Kind Donation Drive for Heartland Animal shelter

Founded by veterinarian Dr. Herbert Preiser, Heartland is a no-kill animal shelter in Wheeling, IL that has saved over 11,000 lives since it was founded in 2002. LSUS has donated to Heartland before and some of us have adopted pets from them. See below for their year-end review:
 
 
 
Heartland’s most-needed items are:
  1. Cats: Canned Friskies or Fancy Feast cat food, Delectables Squeeze Up Pouches, Temptations Cat Treats, Science Diet Dry Cat Food (adult and kitten), Greenies Pill Pockets (salmon & tuna flavor).
  2. Dogs: Martingale collars (size M), Harnesses – EZ Walk or Freedom No-Pull (sizes M, M/L, and L), Science Diet Small Bites Dry Food, Kong Wobbler or Kong Extreme (size L, XL or XXL), Pedigree and Alpo canned dog food (adult and puppy).
  3. General Supplies: Gift cards to Amazon, PetSmart, Petco, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Costco, Menards and Home Depot; Shoe covers, Frontline Plus Flea and Tick treatment, Nutravet Fish Oil, Cosequin DS Joint Health Tablets, Lysol Spray.
Please contact Anne Walker or Peg Cartier to drop off your donations to their homes by Friday, April 29. If you have any questions, please contact Anne Walker at walkerae@sbcglobal.net.

PAST EVENTS

EVANSTON SOUP KITCHEN

DCFS HOLIDAY GIFT DRIVE

CROP HUNGER WALK

SUPPORTING ANIMAL RESCUE CENTERS

TREATS FOR TROOPS

VALENTINES FOR VETERANS