Current Events and News


Thank You for Supporting Stand Tall with Sarah's Inn! 

We raised over $119,000 to break the cycle of domestic violence at this year's fundraiser. A special thank you to our sponsors, guests, donors, event committee, Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers.

View event photos here 

Visionary level sponsor: Kevin and Linda Conway.

Benefactor level sponsors: Anonymous; Bob and Loretta Cooney.

Associate level sponsors: Bill Barry; Catharsis Productions; Comcast; Paul Gearen; Marion Street Market; Patricia C. Petrick.

Partner level sponsors: American Westbrook Insurance, Inc., Mary O'Neill Bresnahan; Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.; Bigane Paving Co.; David and Dale Clarke; Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest; Karen and Rick Dale; Development Solutions, Inc.; Werner and Laurie Huget; Kidzaw;  Dr. Harold and Mary Duffy Pelzer; Diana and Bruce Rauner; Brandon and Nichole Schulman; Don, Diane and Janel Sutkus; Les Trilla; TrueGivers, LLC, Tim Hunnewell; Village of Melrose Park, Mayor Ronald M. Serpico.

Friend level sponsors: Paul and Sherry Carbery; Martha Hazard English and Chris English; Sheila Flaherty and Sean Taylor; Forest Agency Insurance; Forest Park National Bank & Trust Co.; Bill and Kim Green; Bill and Raynelle Hackett; Jordan and Debra Hadelman; Marcia Harms; Deborah and Jim Hopkinson; Dr. David R. Juel, DDS; Lynch Dental Center; Sheryl and David Martin; Donna Myers and Aaron Lebovitz; Terry and Cheryl Matray; Judy Neafsey and Terry Conway; Nora’s Shoe Shop; Oak Electric, Inc., Jeff and Mary DeGrazia; Oak Park Women's Guild; Pedios, Ltd.; Mary S. Pisani; Quality Fabricators, Inc.; Kristen and John Reale; Teddy and Norah Scott; Gary Stoppelman and Mary Neu-Stoppelman; Geri Tapling and Bill Funke; Tennis and Fitness Centre; West Suburban Midwife Associates; Bruce and Kim Wojack.

October is Domestic Violence Action Month

In solidarity with national Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities, Sarah's Inn is launching Domestic Violence Action Month for anyone who wants to join this movement. For each day of the month during October, one action item to help break the cycle of violence will be posted on the Sarah's Inn Facebook page.

To follow Domestic Violence Action Month, "Like" Sarah's Inn on Facebook.

Holiday Gift Project Site Hosts

Sarah's Inn is now recruiting community members to organize gift collection sites for our Holiday Gift Project. If you are interested in hosting a gift collection site at your business, workplace, school, place of worship, or other community location, please contact Christina at or 708-386-3305 x1005 by November 1.

Paint for a Cause

Location: Arts n' Spirits

1921 N. Damen Avenue in Chicago

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

7 - 10 PM

You are invited to the Young Supporters Committee holiday celebration in support of Sarah’s Inn. Tickets include wine and beer, desserts, painting instructions and supplies, and your take-away painting of a custom image. 

Only 40 tickets are available! Purchase tickets here