Public Service Spotlight
Goodwill Makes Halloween Shopping Easy
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Friday October 31, 2014
Getting everything you need this Halloween doesn't need to be scary! Goodwill has a great selection of costumes and décor, at great low prices! And don't forget; the funds from every item you purchase from Goodwill helps provide training, support and employment services for people, right in your community, with disabilities and disadvantages. Now that's 'AMAZING!' Visit AmazingGoodwill.com. (CLICK HERE).
Put on your Halloween costume and take part in the 'Halloween Hustle' 5 K Fun Run and Walk, supporting the work of Fathers Helping Fathers. Join The Drive in historic downtown Palatine, on Eric Drive just north of Colfax on Saturday morning, October 25th - and stick around for a festive after-race party at Durty Nellie's Pub. For information, CLICK HERE.
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| || H.O.M.E. |
| ||Committed to improving the quality of life for Chicago’s low-income elderly, Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.) helps seniors remain independent and part of their community by offering opportunities for intergenerational living and by providing a variety of citywide support services.
Programs offered by H.O.M.E. include the only free citywide moving and furniture donation program, free shopping transportation services, volunteer services, upkeep and repair services for elderly homeowners in the city of Chicago, and assistance to elderly CHA residents during the Senior Housing Rehabilitation Initiative.
Various volunteer opportunities are available. Please call Volunteer Coordinator Christine Doyle-Vincent 773.921.3200.
| || HABITAT FOR HUMANITY |
| ||Habitat for Humanity International brings families and communities in need together with volunteers and resources to build descent and affordable housing.
| || HOOK A KID ON GOLF |
| ||To provide communities with a comprehensive youth golf program that eliminate the obstacles that discourage youngsters from learning and continuing to play golf while instilling in them an understanding of the sport's rules, etiquette and history. Please contact David Fujimoto for further information.
| || HopeLine by Verizon |
| ||Verizon is committed to helping the nearly one in four women, one in seven men and more than 3 million children in the United States affected by domestic violence. They're doing their part to end this epidemic by collecting no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories and turning them into support for domestic violence organizations nationwide. You can support their important initiative by donating your old phone at any Verizon Wireless Communications store. |
| || HORIZONS FOR YOUTH |
| ||The mission of Horizons For Youth is to create opportunities for and build relationships with children from low-income families so that they can conceive of and achieve their dreams.
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