Upcoming Toy Drives

17 12 2008

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As expected, there have been numerous toy drives all over the city. This past weekend, both Anna Kournikova and former Chicago Bears player, Jerry Azumah, hosted toy drives for their respective charities. And, this week, there are still more opportunities for you to show up and drop something off for a deserving child!

Thurs, 12/18: Latino Toys for Tots Party – This event, hosted by Telemundo anchor Tsi-Tsi-Ki Felix, is a benefit for the Erie Neighborhood House and includes appetizers and Don Julio and Ciroc cocktails.

Where: Enclave (220 W. Chicago) from 6-9p

Suggested Donation: Toy Valued at $30 or more

RSVP to chicagolatinonetwork.com/holiday2008rsvp.php

Fri, 12/19: Ignite the Spirit Fund’s 5th Annual Toy Drive – Come out and help Chicago firefighters collect toys for three local children’s hospitals! This group has also produced a 2009 calendar to raise funds for families. You’ll have the opportunity to meet some of the featured gentlemen and purchase a calendar.

Where: Cubby Bear (1059 W. Addison) from 7-10p

Suggested Donation: $30.00 without a toy or a $15.00 with a toy, includes unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks

Sat, 12/20: Negro League Legends Collect Toys for Tots – Several players from the Negro Leagues will be signing autographs along with collecting toys for the Illinois Toys for Tots organization.

Where: JC J Memorabilia – Water Tower Place (835 N. Michigan Ave) from 12-3p

Now, you can’t say that you missed your chance to give a toy! Get out there and drop something off…And, don’t forget to give with a cheerful heart! This is a joyous time of year 🙂

-kb

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