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Seeking shelter: Guests wait for the doors to open at First United Methodist Church in Oak Park on an October evening in 2009. West Suburban PADS is marking two decades of addressing the issue of homelessness. File photos 2009/J.GEIL
Setting up: Jay Miller helps organize the sleeping arrangements at First United Methodist. He is among the hundreds of local PADS volunteers who do everything from cooking to serving food to cleaning up and supervising.