Making a difference one hug at a time…

Our Mission:

  • To make a positive impact on the lives of people in our community and the surrounding communities one hug at a time
  • To host unique events and to raise money for those less fortunate
  • To support other organizations
  • To touch the hearts of people by giving them hope of a brighter tomorrow

Current Events

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HUGS DONATION to Forest Preserve Tracking Dog

Sue Coyle, HUGS board member, donates a check from our Hugs for Hounds Easter Egg Hunt, to Office Dean and Jullo.  Proceeds from this event goes towards the care and handling of the Will County Forest Preserve dog, Jullo.


HUGS Float Wins Closest to Theme

This was HUGS’ first year riding on a float in the Crossroads Festival Parade.  We would like to thank Natalie Mereci and her husband for all of their hard work in making this possible.  HUGS took home a first place trophy for “Closest to theme”!