Gail Schlesinger and Carolyn Fabian, Delivering Comfort

Two men unload a mattress from the back of a delivery truck.

In Elgin, Illinois, Gail Schlesinger and Carolyn Fabian have been collecting furniture and household items on behalf of The ReHome Center, which aid needy individuals and families in setting up their new home. Their project, Delivering Comfort, helps fill the empty space of ones new home, allowing every individual to have a bed and for basic needs to be met. With a seed grant, the existing donation and delivery truck will get the necessary tire and brake upgrades to continue providing comfort and security to those in need.

Date grant awarded: February 20, 2016