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HISTORIC WAGNER FARM: HELP NEEDED FOR HOLIDAY GREENERY SALES

Get ready for the holidays! Volunteers are needed to help unload and sell trees through December 21st! Holiday Greenery sales are one of the ways that Historic Wagner Farm helps fund programs and care for animals. Volunteers who can comfortably lift about 40+ pounds are needed to help unload, sort, display and sell trees.

Unloading: Unloading is the biggest job. There are two tree deliveries of about 150 trees each. We get about a week’s notice on the delivery and it is typically during the day, on a weekday. RSVP to be on the list of people we notify when we get the date and time. If you can come…great! Many hands make light work!

Selling: Volunteers are needed to help sell and load trees on weekends now through December 23rd. Volunteer hours are Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-2pm and 1-5pm. Volunteers who commit to three shifts of unloading/selling will earn the employee discount on a tree from the farm!

Want to volunteer?  Contact Christine.Shiel@glenviewparks.org


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LAWRENCE HALL YOUTH SERVICES HOLIDAY WISH LIST DRIVE

Be a part of the magic this holiday season!

Help make the holidays memorable for the abused and neglected youth of Lawrence Hall by making sure every child has a gift to open.  It’s easy to donate.  Click here for more information.


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LAMBS FARM NEEDS HOLIDAY HELP

34th Annual Holiday Lights Gift & Craft Show

LOCATION: Arlington Park Race Track
December 5, 6 & 7
Available Shifts:
Friday (10:30 am-4:30 pm & 4:00 pm -9:00 pm)- BOOKED
Saturday (8:30 am-1:30 pm & 1:00 pm-7:00 pm)- BOOKED
Sunday, 12/7 (9:30 am-1:30 pm)- OPENINGS AVAILABLE

Shopping for the holidays was never so easy! Customers choose from the fine art and craftwork of talented vendors from all over the lakeshore sponsored by Tower Show Productions. Volunteers are needed to assist at the Lambs Farm product booth as visitors shop for delicious, homemade products like our famous butter cookies, chocolates, and jams.
Parking pass and badge will be sent to volunteers that can commit to showing up as we only have a certain amount.

Breakfast with Santa

LOCATION: Magnolia Café & Visitors Center @ Lambs Farm
Saturdays & Sundays
December 14, 20, 21   OPENINGS AVAILABLE
*lunch is provided all days*
9:00 am – 2:00 pm (covers three seatings)

Customers enjoy a delicious brunch and take a picture with the one and only Santa Claus! After brunch, children will enjoy a variety of crafts and activities at the Visitors Center.  Volunteers are needed to help greet, pour coffee, serve customers, bus tables at the Magnolia Cafe and/or assist with crafts in “Santa’s Workshop” at the Visitors Center.

Thrift Shop @ Lambs Farm

We need a few strong individuals to help us get our Holiday tupperware bins (full of trinkets and treasures) from our upstairs loft/old ice cream parlor and into our Thrift Shop to unload.
Times: we can take volunteers any time frame from 10am-5pm daily. Please write to ensure openings first.

Bakery @ Lambs Farm

The Bakery is busy baking cookies, packing tins and labeling for our festive catalog season! We are in need of a few more elves in the Bakery helping us out during this busy time. Days and Times we could utilize your help:
Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays
1:00-3:00pm -preferred shift or
9:00-11:00am
packing tins, sealing, labeling, etc.
Small groups welcome; 5 volunteers max at a time

Questions?  Angela Ramert, Volunteer and Groups Coordinator    www.lambsfarm.org


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BARNES & NOBLE HOLIDAY BOOK DRIVE

Bernie's Book Bank Holiday Drive

Questions?  Click here.

Want to sign up to volunteer? Click here.


 HOLIDAY OPPORTUNITIES VIA ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN IN WILMETTE

The following are opportunities to help via St. John’s. They are all open to the public. All are invited and all are welcome!

Holiday Food Collection for persons in need. All are welcome to drop off bags of non-perishable food items at the church 1235 Wilmette Ave. Please park in the east lot and use the front door closest to the lot. Shopping bags with lists of suggested food items are also available. Please drop off donations by Dec. 7.

Holiday Giving Tree for second and third students served by Holy Family Ministries. All are welcome to take a gift tag from our giving tree for under-served students. Return gifts to church wrapped and marked boy or girl. Suggested gift amount- $20. Please drop off by Dec. 7.

Warm Hats, Scarves, Gloves, Socks for those living out of doors. All are welcome to help us fill our boxes of these essentials for persons served by Chicago Uptown Ministries. Please drop off by Dec. 7.

Christmas Toy Collection for Interfaith Action of Evanston Drop off unwrapped toys at the church for unemployed or underemployed parents. Help them make Christmas bright for their children. Please drop off by Dec. 7.

All items are to be dropped off at St. John’s Lutheran Church 1235 Wilmette Ave. between the hours of 9:00 am. and 5:30 pm.


 

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SUPPORT ANGLES WHEN YOU SHOP AMAZON

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Getting ready to do some holiday shopping with Amazon?  Now you can support Angles at the same time!

When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same products, same prices, and same service you’ve come to expect — with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of your eligible purchases to Angles.

It couldn’t be easier!  Just click on the link above and you’ll be taken directly to Amazon — with Angles already selected as your charity of choice.

Thank you in advance for your support!


CFTH Gift of Giving

PROVIDE GIFTS FOR NEEDY INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES FROM A WISH LIST

Make the holidays special for local individuals and families and experience the Gift of Giving.  Your participation is as simple as providing gifts from a wish list.

Want more information — or to sign up? Click here.

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