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Christmas Store 2018

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Store Date: Sat, Dec 15

Gift drop-off deadline: Thu, Dec 13

Each year, the Breakthrough Christmas Store provides families in Chicago’s East Garfield Park neighborhood, as well as participants in Breakthrough’s programs, a dignified way to purchase gifts for their loved ones. Breakthrough asks volunteers, friends, and donors like you to help us with a gift drive, or by individually purchasing gifts to help us stock this unique store. Participants in Breakthrough’s program and families from East Garfield park are then invited to shop for gifts for their families and  purchase them at fraction of the cost or by using “Breakthrough Bucks”.

You are invited to bring the spirit of Christmas to the community of East Garfield Park. We need about 5,000 gifts each year for our 500 shoppers.  We need you to help us reach our goal.

GIFTS TO COLLECT: 5,000        FAMILIES SERVED: 1,000

GET INVOLVED

• Organize a gift drive with your church, office, friends, and family
• Host a holiday party and have guests bring Wish List gifts
• Plan a shopping trip with your group

Wish List Flyer

Shop Our Amazon Wish List

SIGN UP TIMES

  • For participants and families in our BYN Program: November 26th-December 7th, from 8am-6:30pm.  Sign up at the front desk of the FamilyPlex
  • For Fresh Market Shoppers: Sign ups are Thursdays and Saturdays when the Market is open starting Thursday, November 29th, ending Saturday, December 8th

DROP-OFF LOCATION

Please deliver unwrapped gifts, plus gift-wrapping supplies, to:

Breakthrough FamilyPlex
C/O Breakthrough’s Christmas Store
3219 W. Carroll Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624

M-F 7am-8:30pm | SAT 9am-2pm
*Gifts scheduled to be delivered on the weekends will be rescheduled for the next business day, due to our hours of operation at the FamilyPlex.

Details

Date:
December 15
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Breakthrough FamilyPlex
3219 W Carroll Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 United States