Forum Partner Mary Pat Wesche Receives the 2016 DuPagePads Spirit Award

Published 11/16/2016

Forum Partner Mary Pat Wesche has been named the recipient of the 2016 DuPagePads Spirit Award. Since 1985, DuPagePads has been providing interim and permanent housing as well as ongoing support services to individuals in crisis in an effort to end homelessness in the local community.

Mary Pat has worked with DuPagePads for more than 15 years, including serving as a past president of its Board of Directors and chair of its Program committee. She currently serves as an advisor to the Finance committee and a board advisor and member of its Program committee. Upon joining DuPagePads, Mary Pat supported expanding services beyond overnight programs to permanent housing initiatives. 

As a longtime sponsor of DuPagePads, Forum supports the organization and its mission to end homelessness. Forum congratulates Mary Pat on receiving this award for her many charitable contributions and dedication to helping the local community.

Photo: Forum Partner Mary Pat Wesche receives the 2016 DuPagePads Spirit Award presented by Janelle Barcelona, Vice President of Development for DuPagePads, in Lisle, Illinois, Wednesday, November 2, 2016. (Robyn Sheldon)


About DuPage Pads

Bringing together civic, faith-based and social services groups, local businesses and human service agencies, DuPagePads addresses the needs of the homeless population with the support of more than 4,000 volunteers. For more information, visit

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