Give warmth this holiday season

Toy_webAs the holiday season is upon us, help give back to the less fortunate and the community.

Cultural Night for the Smile of a Child
Date: Dec. 1
Time: 2-6 p.m.
Location: Tortuga’s Cantina,
3224 W. Lawrence Ave.

Your kind donation of toys, school uniforms for kids sizes 6-12, and shoes or $10 donations will be given to low-income kids in Central America.
For more information, call 773-732-8578.

Erie’s Associate Board: “Give Warmth” Fundraiser
Date: Dec. 6
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Output Lounge,
1758 W. Grand Ave.
Admission: $20

The EAB’s Coat Drive will benefit the families of Erie House so that they may have access to warm winter apparel. Donations will be accepted for men, women, teens and toddler participants of Erie Neighborhood House.
For more information, go to

ULEED’s Third Annual Toy Drive
Date: 6 de dic. | Dec. 6
Time: 6:30 pm | 6:30 p.m.
Location: AG Lounge, 2366 N. Neva Ave
Admisión/Admission: $20

This year, ULEED is partnering with the Chicago Chapter Rail Latino Caucus. Please bring an unwrapped (non-plush) toy and/or gift card for a child age 0-18 years old. The donations will benefit the children of the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance, Youth Service Project and local Day Care Centers.
Donations can be made at ULEED, 3946 W. North Ave. For more information, go to

Whole Foods Feed Four More
Date: Hoy hasta el 31 de dic. |
Now through Dec. 31
Gold Coast – 30 W. Huron
Halsted – 3640 N. Halsted
Lakeview – 3300 N. Ashland Ave.
Lincoln Park – 1550 N. Kingsbury
Sauganash – 6020 N. Cicero Ave.
South Loop – 1101 S. Canal St.

Shoppers can get involved by purchasing a “Feed Four More” grocery tag to benefit the Food Depository or by donating at the register in any amount including rounding up the total on their purchase.
For more information, visit

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