Hundreds Served At Sarah's Inn Holiday Gift Project
On Saturday, December 15, more than 100 clients shopped for toys, books, winter clothes, pajamas and shoes for nearly 300 children served by Sarah's Inn. The annual Holiday Gift Project was a day filled with gifts, refreshments, entertainment and holiday crafts. Volunteer supporters included the Sarah's Inn Board, Associate Board, and volunteer groups including Tau Xi Zeta Alumnae Chapter, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Alpha Alpha Alumnae Chapter, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, West Suburban Bar Association and many others.
Donations poured in from supporters including The McGaffer's Saloon's Christmas for A Cause event in partnership with the Oak Park Police Department, The Shoebox Project, Carter's Children's Clothing, Scholastic's Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive, the Oak Park Public Library Dole Branch Yarns and Yarns knitting group, Beye and Lincoln Elementary Schools in Oak Park, Willard Elementary School in River Forest and Byrne Elementary School in Chicago. Families enjoyed pizza donated by Lou Malnati's Pizza.
To learn more about volunteer opportunities with Sarah's Inn, contact Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator Mark Tisdahl at (708)386-3305 x 1005.