Published October 23rd, 2014 by

It’s that time of year again, the time that all student dreads…yes, its back to school! And while most students and their parents are able to afford this years’ supplies, there are a lot of families that aren’t as privileged. So, if you’re upgrading last years’ school supplies and find…

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Published October 20th, 2014 by

Whether it’s a birthday or Christmas, every year kids around the U.S. are given new toys for these holidays, which leads most of their old ones to lie around unused and without a purpose. Yet, you can give these old toys a new life by donating them to a child…

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Published October 16th, 2014 by

School is officially in session! And like most students, you may be upgrading to a new “hipper” backpack this year. Instead of letting your old backpack sit unused in your closet, donate it to a student who could really use it!

Thousands of children in need go back to school without…

Read More Where to Donate Backpacks

Published October 9th, 2014 by

Even though Halloween is still more than a month away, it’s not too early to start considering hosting a Halloween fundraiser for your local community. Halloween is the perfect holiday of the year to host a fundraiser because It’s such a big business, being the second largest consumer holiday after…

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Published October 6th, 2014 by

Halloween is one of the holidays that most kids look forward to during the year. It’s the one day where they get to dress up as their favorite superhero or character, go from door yelling “trick or treat!”, and have a candy overload! Unfortuantely, many children are unable to participate…

Read More Where to Donate Halloween Costumes

Published September 30th, 2014 by

The leaves are changing and a chill is in the air! Take some time to enjoy our last weeks of coat-free weather while helping others this October:

October 2: Attend Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center’s Guys’ Night Out for the Kids. Local favorites Goose Island and Begyle Brewing are joining and providing beer…

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Published September 29th, 2014 by

Out with the old and in with the new! As summer comes to a close and the new school year begins, many students are upgrading their clothing and getting rid of last year’s. Yet, there are many kids in your community that don’t have the privilege of buying the proper…

Read More Where to Donate School Clothes

Published September 25th, 2014 by

Are your old electronics piling up and causing clutter at home? The lifespan of electronic items is not  very long, it’s actually getting shorter because of course, manufacturers always want to keep us buying new things.

So what happens to your electronics when they become obsolete? Usually, they find their way…

Read More How To Clear Out Household Electronics and Put Them to Good Use

Published September 22nd, 2014 by

It’s already September and the months of giving are just around the corner! Whether its for Thanksgiving or Christmas, the giving spirit is on the rise and hopefully it will get even bigger. Donating to people in need increases your well being and gives you a sense of purpose and…

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