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Giving Back on Thanksgiving Day

  • 4621 N Sheridan Road Chicago, IL, 60640 (map)

For the 3rd year in a row, Join In Her Shoes Foundation and volunteer with us this Thanksgiving Day as we support the residents of Grasmere Residential Home / Nursing Home.

Grasmere Residential Home provides extended stay nursing care to individuals with varying of mental / physical disabilities. Location: 4621 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago IL 60640

Numbers of volunteers needed: 30-40 at least 3 photographers.

Dress code: Closed shoes, casual outfit, prefer IHSF t-shirt on the top (but not required) purchase via our website.

Please bring 5-10 of your old magazines so we can assist the residents to create their own gratitude collage for engagement activity.

Parking: Parking is relatively easy in the area. On Eastwood Street is free parking. Otherwise pay at meter.

10:30am Volunteers arrival
10:30am - 11:30am Assist GRH staff to setup the room, arrange seating as needed. Instruction will be given by GRH supervisor
11:30am -11:45am Assist residence to choose food from their menu
11:45am - 1:30pm Finish up with meal service and clean up the room. Prepare seating for art related activity which will be conducted by IHSF volunteers. 
1:30pm - 2:30pm Art related activity 
2:30pm - 2:45pm Clean up the room

If you have any questions or concerns please email us at

You must sign IHSF waiver day of event. Please arrive on time and plan to stay entire day to help with clean up.

Sign up here!

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