Lazarus House in St. Charles is counting down the days to Giving Tuesday for their Huge Hand Up campaign. Get ready to give!

Starting at midnight Nov. 28, visit to make your donation.

Giving Tuesday is a 24-hour opportunity to unite the community around causes we truly believe in.

Lazarus House is celebrating 20 years of service and needs your help to reach their goal of $20,000 for their "Huge Hand Up."

Lazarus House has helped our neighbors in crisis by providing safe shelter, food, education and skills for life for an average of 320 persons per year. The emergency shelter, Center for Transitional Living and Outreach Program serves men, women and children from Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles, and western rural Kane County, including Elburn and Sugar Grove.

For more information about the Huge Hand Up call Darlene at (630) 587-2144 or visit and click on Give Help/donate.

Lazarus House offers tours and is always looking for volunteers too!