Dear Friends of the Warming House,
We really need your help!
The Warming House relies significantly on community support and over its forty-four years the local support has been generous and consistent. Over $100,000 has to be raised every year to meet our operating budget. Without your generosity we cannot continue to offer outstanding programs and support to our area teens.
The Warming House is extraordinary and unique in what we do for local teens. Not only is it a safe, comfortable, and supervised place to hang out, but it is a place that provides myriad opportunities for teen leadership development, cultural events, avenues for community service, a place to study and learn with friends, and much more…
And, all these activities are supervised by experienced, professional social workers who can help teens think and talk through issues that they might have trouble talking to friends and parents about. The Warming House has been in existence since the early 1970’s because it is truly a treasure, and one that has favorably influenced so many young teens’ lives in our community. Here’s what some of them had to say:
“The most special thing about the Warming House is that you can ask the staff ANY question you want…. and they’re there to help you work toward your own answer.”
“To me the Warming House is more than a place to just hang out; it’s a place to socialize with old friends and meet new people I otherwise would not have known or talked to.”
“Over the last 3 years, the Warming House has been one of my favorite places to hang out with friends and to spend my free time.”
“The Warming House is much more than just a place to play video games; I met new friends and joined Youth Board. Through Youth Board, I’m getting experience with planning and making decisions.”
“All in all, my experience at the Warming House has been really fun, and makes a big difference in my life outside of school.”
Please consider a donation, using the PayPal button above or by sending a check to Warming House at 1189 Wilmette Ave #152, Wilmette, IL 60091. Thank you very much!
Emily Schnell, LCSW Amy Koplow, LCSW
Executive Director Board President
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We are in need of the following items:
New or gently used computers
Video Game Systems