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Ways to Bring Christmas to At-Risk Children in Northern Illinois

Posted: December 2 2019 at 11:36 AM

United Voices for Children encourages congregations to partner with one of our child-serving agencies in Northern Illinois to help bring Christmas to at-risk children, youth and families.

ChildServ will provide toys to hundreds of children in their care for Christmas. Toys can be dropped off at the Toy Shop (2200 E. Devon, Suite #340, Des Plaines, IL 60018) between December 1 and 7.   Volunteers are needed from December 8 through 16 to collect, wrap and coordinate distribution of the gifts to ChildServ’s children.  For more details, contact: Zulma Colon, zcolon@childserv.org  or 773-239-7361 or click here.

Rosecrance is accepting warm weather clothing for their clients—all ages and sizes welcome. You can drop off clothing items to the Rosecrance Ware Center (2704 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103) between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Rosecrance is also accepting donations for The Rosecrance Foundation Angel Tree Fund to provide a holiday gift for all kids who will spend their holidays in residential treatment or recovery homes. Checks should be payable to The Rosecrance Foundation and mailed to The Rosecrance Foundation, 1021 N. Mulford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107 by December 6.  Online gifts can be made at rosecrance.org/foundation/give (indicate Angel Tree in the comments section).

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