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Children deserve good sleep.

A bedless child may be sleeping on...


The floor


The couch


An overcrowded bed

A good night's sleep can be life-changing for a child.

Over 882
mattresses donated

Sweet Slumber Mattress Program Qualifications

To nominate a deserving child in need of a bed, please review the following qualifications.

  • Must reside within the Central Illinois community.

  • Underprivileged children between the ages of 3 and 16 who don't have beds.

  • Families with very low income, live in poverty or transition from homelessness, or have encountered hardship/displacement.

  • Nominated by a school social worker, case manager, church, or other charitable organization.

If your request meets all of the requirements above, please submit an online application. If your request is approved, we will contact you soon.

Our Sweet Slumber Mattress program has openings for two mattress donations per month.

Nominator Information
Child Information

Please explain why this child deserves a bed from the Sherman Family Community Foundation Sweet Slumber Mattress Program. For the nomination to be considered during the selection process, it is important to meet all the above qualifications. Additional nominations for the same household require another application to be filled out. 

Parent or Guardian Information

Thank you for submitting your nomination! Please check your Spam or Junk folder for further emails.

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