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Christmas Store 2019

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Store Date: Sat, Dec 14

Gift drop-off deadline: Thu, Dec 12

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. Our Christmas Store provides an opportunity for parents, grandparents and caregivers to be part of the gift-giving process. Through generous donations, those who shop in our store are able to purchase new items at a fraction of the cost through our “Breakthrough Bucks” program.

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: 500+

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 Amazon Wish List

SIGN UP TIMES

  • For participants and families in our BYN Program:
    – Beginners parents registration – November 19th-29th from 8am-10am
    – NBSAP parents registration – November 19th-29th from 4-6:30pm
    Sign up at the front desk of the FamilyPlex (not open on Sundays or Thanksgiving)
  • For Fresh Market Shoppers: Sign ups are Tuesdays (2-4pm), Thursdays (10am-2pm), and Saturdays (10am-Noon) when the Market is open starting Tuesday, November 12th ending December 7th but please note there will be no signups the week of the 25th.
  • For Community members living in 60624 and 60612: Monday, December 2nd – until the slots fill up. Sign up at the front desk of the FamilyPlex 8am-6:30pm (not open on Sundays). To sign up for a shopping appointment, you need to come in person and with ID.

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 14
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Breakthrough FamilyPlex
3219 W Carroll Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
Phone:
(872) 444-8200
Website:
www.breakthrough.org/familyplex/