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Here is a list of some of the great organizations doing important work in Forest Park and the surrounding communities. If you are able to give, it could make a difference for this organization and their mission.

Animal Care League
This organization is an animal shelter that offers wonderful cats, dogs, rabbits and occasionally other small exotics for adoption. 
Buy a needed item from their Amazon Wish List

Beyond Hunger
This organization works to end food insecurity in the community through a food pantry and education program and services. 
Donate Food

Housing Forward
This organization works to help people in a housing crisis transition to housing stability through a variety of programs and services. In the last year, Housing Forward has helped 2000 adults and families with minor children. 
Donate here
Donate items on Wish List

Forest Park Food Pantry
The Howard Mohr Community Center houses the Forest Park Food Pantry. You can donate food or money. Call 708-771-7737 or email

Historical Society of Forest Park
The Historical Society of Forest Park works to preserve and share the history of the Village of Forest Park. 
Donate here

New Moms
This organization offers support to parents and their children with stable housing, job training, and family support.
Donate here

Sarah’s Inn
This organization is a comprehensive domestic violence agency created to improve the lives of those affected by domestic violence and break the cycle of violence. 
Donate Here

Together 209 Scholarship
This fund grants District 209 students with funds to support secondary education whether that is college or trade school. 
Donate here


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