Often the most visible evidence of poverty, homelessness or food insecurity, gets the most attention. On Sunday, Jan. 16, area volunteers got together at Flossmoor Public Works to tackle a less visible problem.Bedlessness.
"Bedlessness is not a real word but it is a real problem," said Dave King, president of the Oak Forest chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to building and delivering beds to children who have none.
The project struck a chord with Flossmoor Community Relations Commission member Jackie Riffice, who said she heard about SHP from . . .