Community Memorial Foundation provides $5,000 matching gift
Thanks to a challenge grant from the Community Memorial Foundation, CHAD can match every contribution dollar for dollar up to $5,000 received through December 2013. Use our convenient donation tab now to stretch your gift even further!
Long-term stability of CHAD housing help produce U.S. Marines Corporal
Veronica Cervonka was homeless before finding CHAD 13 years ago. The stability of long-term housing helped her son Nick Mendoza (second from r.) join the U.S. Marines and advance to the rank of Corporal. "I see the world and want to make a difference," he says.
CHAD helps aspiring young leaders achieve life-time dreams
Moving to CHAD housing 10 years ago from a rundown area of Chicago was a life-changing event for Markel Brackett. The Glenbard East High School grad and Carroll University freshman will become the first person in his family to graduate from college.
Partnering with communities to enhance neighborhoods
CHAD celebrated the completion of its first tear-down and new construction project on the near-west side of Aurora in July. Under a federal grant administered by the city, CHAD tore down a run-down home and replaced it with this historically appropriate 3-bedroom 2.5-bath house.
Home Depot Carol Stream sponsors CHAD home makeover
Home Depot Carol Stream associates Mark Halberg and Tyler Lewellen devoted nearly 80 volunteer hours to sprucing up a CHAD townhome in Glen Ellyn in early April. Thank you Team Home Depot Carol Stream ... you guys rock!
Who we are
CHAD is the largest nonprofit provider of quality, affordable rental housing in Chicago's Western Suburbs, with 405 units in 29 communities across DuPage, Kane, Will and Cook counties. CHAD has 30 years of experience in delivering quality housing solutions for families who need it the most! Read our story » Click here to see our financials on GuideStar.
- 405 units in 29 communities across DuPage, Kane, Will and Cook counties. CHAD is also expanding in the city of Aurora, thanks to a partnership with the city and $1.5 million in federal funds used for purchase and rehab
- Average rent: $650 for a one-bedroom to $1,100+ for a single-family home
- Available to households with incomes at or below 80 percent of the area's median income
My name is Brian Worth and I am the new executive director at CHAD. I encourage you to watch this video to learn more about our exciting organization and how you can become involved as an individual or corporate contributor, volunteer or resident. Thank you for your support!
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“I am very thankful to be a CHAD resident! When I needed an apartment the most, CHAD was there to fill my housing need. I will always be thankful for CHAD! I thank God every day this organization exists to do the wonderful work it does every day, and to provide housing for so many.”—William
Please help provide affordable housing to more than 1,100 people each year.