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5111 Chase Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60515

Donations Accepted Mon.-Fri. 9am-3pm, Sat. 9am-Noon

Partner Agents Matter!

Explore These Options…

As an approved partner agent, you can use any of the options below.

Open to DuPage County Families!

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Partner Agent Survey

TRADITIONAL FURNITURE/BED/CLOTHING REFERRALS

Together, We Have Been Furnishing Hope Since 1986…

We are very proud that our dedicated client care volunteers provide clients with a combined total of over 75 years (yes, we said years) of experience serving our guests AND over 35 years of combined expertise through our staff working in social service, non-profit organizations and agencies.

Once the referral is approved, call and schedule the pickup appointment.

Our personal shoppers will walk with the client to select the items.

Not a current partner agent with SC? 

Apply today to qualify.

The client and their  helpers will load the items.

“If each of us just took a moment to listen and help, we can make such a difference in the lives of those around us. I am so proud and excited to be able to play a part in helping our clients overcome the struggles they face. It’s so important that we are here to help those that are putting the work into making a change for themselves and their children - the ultimate reward is that they see it does payoff.”

- Lilly Grimm, Program Director

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Crib Only Pickup

The CRIB ONLY referral is the perfect option for a client who needs a crib for their little one - and it's time sensitive. Additional baby items like car seats, high chairs, clothing, etc. may be provided when available.  Client still qualifies for Bed Only or Furniture in the future.

Beds Only Pickup

The BEDS ONLY referral should be used when furniture items are not needed but receiving the mattress/box set(s) is a time sensitive issue. This option may also include a new crib.  Additional items like bedding, pillows, etc. may be provided if available. Client still qualifies for a future Furniture pickup.

All Inclusive Pickup

Our traditional program is our ALL-INCLUSIVE referral. This option should be used when the client is in need of basic furniture, household items and mattresses/crib. Using this option is a once in a lifetime program and no future visits are permitted.

CLOTHING ONLY REFERRALS Now Available!

Truck Rental & Moving

Explore the rental and moving options available below for your client’s furniture pickup. Please note that Sharing Connections is not affiliated with any moving company listed. This is for reference purposes only.

Program News & Updates

[7/6/2021]  Showroom Opens for Client Visits

The final touches are being done on our showroom to once again allow clients to select their own items. Availability of items depends on donated inventory so limits do apply. No-Contact services are still available upon request that allows our shoppers to select the items in advance and make them ready for a simple pickup. Adult clothing services to resume mid-July 2021.


[8/4/2020]  Program Fee Changes

Our program fee structure hasn’t changed is any major way since 2008 yet our our costs to purchase new cribs and twin sets has skyrocketed over the years by 360%. Minor adjustments implemented September 1, 2020 to our client fees. Partner agent referrals will still get a discount vs. all in-house service fees. Contact our program director at 630-971-0565, x230 for more details.

Agent Survey

Thank you for taking a moment to complete our online survey. This survey will help us measure the impact our services have on the lives of those in need of assistance. As a “Thank You”, each month we will pull one survey randomly and that partner agent will receive a $50 Access Fee Waiver to use on any future client. Good luck!

General Agent/Client Information 

Agent/Your Name:

Agency Name:

Client Name:

County of Client:

Please rate the following areas (1=Poor, 5=Excellent)

Overall Quality of Service

Client Satisfaction With Items Received

Ease of Online System to Submit Client Needs

Friendliness of Staff/Volunteers

Please answer the following questions with a YES or NO

As a result of the services of Sharing Connections, the stress level of the family has decreased: 

As a result of the services of Sharing Connections, the individual/parents are now better able to focus on an improved quality of life and quality of healthier for them and their family: 

As a result of the services of Sharing Connections, the individual/family is living in a healthier environment (For example - a safe place to sleep with a bed, designated area for food preparation, kitchen table at which to eat, etc.): 

Please share any special comments or suggestions you may have:

Together, We Furnish Hope.

5111 Chase Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515 - 630.971.0565 - Fax 630.971.9594 

Hours: Donations accepted Mon.-Fri.: 9am-3pm, Sat. 9am-Noon, & Sun.: Closed

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Furnished hope to more than 143,685 individuals since 1986.