May 2024 Jean Day Donation to IVPadsCarol Alcorn, Executive Director receives a
check from Connecting Point's Sue Grady.
May 2024 Jean Day Donation recipient is IVPads.

Do you know IVPads?  Their organization has grown!

They have 2 shelters located in Peru and Ottawa.

They have 2 retail stores.  Donations are sold in our stores to earn revenue to support our shelters, or donations are given directly to our homeless clients.

If you want to donate goods or shop, check out these locations.


Lily Pads Resale Boutique
4471 Progress Blvd.
Peru, IL 61354

Lily Pads Too
411 East Stevenson Road
Ottawa, IL 61350

Did you know that they are in the planning stages of building a new shelter in Ottawa?  It will replace the current facility, expand the services, increase its capacity, and better serve those in need.

See the Blueprints and Proposal for the new facility.

 Giving Hope a Home Logo for Campaign for Illinois Valley PADS

Giving Hope a Home Campaign QR CodeConsider a cash donation via this QR Code.  Visit their website:

IVPads is a 501(C)3 #36-3778430 Organization.