IMD Guest House provides the comforts of home and the care of community to outpatients and the families of patients who must seek treatment away from home through convenient and affordable temporary lodging. IMD Guest House seeks to ease the burden of caring for a hospitalized loved one by offering clean, safe, affordable accommodations to patient families and outpatients.
The Comforts of Home and the Care of Community
Make a Huge Difference During Medical Treatment
The Comfort Fund provides financial assistance to qualified guests for a nightly rate and supports veterans receiving treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD. Just a $60 donation to the Comfort Fund covers the cost of a night for a patient who is seeking treatment. Every gift goes to the Comfort Fund and directly supports patients.
In 2016, on a nightly basis,
over 75% of guests qualified for financial assistance.
Often times, the last thing being considered in a treatment plan is where the patient will stay in between treatments and where their family and caregivers will stay. For many critically ill patients and their family members, IMD Guest House is the answer. IMD Guest House is the only facility of its kind in the Chicago area to provide services to patients of any age and patients receiving any type of medical treatment.
Through your generous donations and with the philanthropic support of our legacy hospital partners, Rush University Medical Center, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County and University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, along with our program partners, we provide the comforts of and the care of community to outpatients, veterans, and their families so they can be as close as possible to medical treatment.
We are proud to provide services regardless of a guest’s ability to pay a nightly rate. This would truly not be possible without your generosity! Your support helps patients receive medical treatment without worrying about how to afford a place to stay and being separated from their families & friends.
With Your Help
Together we can provide comfort and care to families experiencing a medical crisis. We need your support! Please donate to the Comfort Fund. Make a gift that makes a difference and gives back.
100% of your donation goes directly to the Comfort Fund
IMD Guest House provides an average of 600 nights of service each month. Keeping families as close as possible during medical treatment is at the core our mission. Your support helps provide comfort and care to families in need during medical treatment.
Through a partnership with the Rush Road Home Program, we provide support to veterans and their families, at no charge to the veteran. Services in the Road Home Program at the Center for Veterans and Their Families at Rush are provided to veterans regardless of ability to pay. IMD Guest House is proud to be community partner.
Through a partnership with the Editha House Foundation, we provide services to referred cancer patients from any Chicago area hospital. $10,000 provides financial assistance through the Comfort Fund for one year. Your support helps cover the nightly cost of a patient who is seeking treatment.
Every donation supports patients and their families in need.
Here’s more about how you can get invloved with IMD Guest House
When you support IMD Guest House, you help loved ones stay as close as possible during a medical crisis.
There are many ways you can support IMD Guest House! Be a charity runner, fundraise by having a bake sale in honor of a friend or loved one or donate your birthday or anniversary.
You and your company or organization can be a part of an important role in spreading awareness about the crucial advantage of keeping patients, and their framilies & caregivers as close as possible during medical treatment.
Connect with experts, meet others in our community and raise money to support the Comfort Fund —and have a great time doing it. Join us at one of our annual events and find out what we’re all about!
In Kind Support
IMD Guest House recognizes the importance of mutually beneficial relationships with Chicago’s philanthropic community. If you are considering joining our community, your support will directly impact those we serve.