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Mayor Hagerty’s Holiday Food & Toy Drive Assists 441 Families in Need

Post Date:12/21/2017 1:29 PM

King-Arts-Family-with-Mayor_600px_webhomepageMayor Hagerty's 2017 Holiday Food and Toy Drive brightened the holiday season for 441 Evanston families in need thanks to generous donations from community members and businesses. 

Volunteers and City staff distributed holiday turkeys, customized food baskets and bags of toys at the annual event on Friday, December 15 at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center.

"Thank you to our City staff, volunteers and the hundreds of community members and businesses who generously gave food, toys and financial contributions to make the season brighter for our neighbors in need," said Mayor Hagerty. "The holiday spirit is alive and well in Evanston."

View photos from the event. For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

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