“All You Need Is [g]LOVE” Clothing Donation for Tots Brighten Holidays

WHAT:
New winter coats, hats and gloves will help make winter warmer for 72 pre-schoolers during the “All You Need Is [g]LOVE” Winter Clothing Drive, now in its 5th year.

WHEN:
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:
Metropolitan Family Services Midway Children’s Center
3215 W. 63rd St.
Chicago, IL

WHO:
The donation is made possible by Coats For Kids-Chicago and The Horton Group through the All You Need is (g)LOVE program, a charitable initiative of Chicago’s legal community, led by Karina Ayala-Bermejo.

More than 300 new coats, hats and gloves total will be donated to children in need through Metropolitan Family Services, the Horton Group, and to Chicago’s Public Schools, the latter for homeless students.

About Coats for Kids-Chicago
Started in 2007 by Glen and Amy Busch, CFK-Chicago is rushing to clothe as many children as funding allows before the winter sets in. www.cfkchicago.webs.com

About The Horton Group
The Horton Group is Illinois’ largest privately held insurance agency specializing in managing employee benefit and wellness plans for small to mid-size companies. The Horton Group and Coats for Kids Chicago have partnered for five years now in helping bring much needed warmth to some of Chicago’s neediest kids.

About Metropolitan Family Services
Metropolitan Family Services is a human services agency with a mission to strengthen families by providing them with expert guidance and a broad array of programs designed to help them overcome the challenges they face.

With seven community centers located throughout Chicagoland the suburbs, Metropolitan is one of the area’s most established and experienced human services providers. Metropolitan is recognized for the collaborative approach it takes within each of its communities and as a leader in its use of metrics to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its programs.

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