Reusable Bag Giveaway Aims To Help Chicagoans Avoid Bag TaxCity officials will distribute the “ChiBags” at seven CTA locations during the evening commute, according to a statement from the mayor’s office.
Brutal Cold Not Putting Damper On Annual Ham And Turkey GiveawayAs frigid cold grips the Chicago area, some gathered in the Old Town neighborhood early Wednesday to help the city’s needy for the holidays.
For 50th Year, Jesse White Gives Out Turkey, Ham To Needy For ChristmasIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White was spreading some good cheer to thousands of senior citizens and other needy people around the city on Friday.
Man Gives Away House Full Of Possessions In Franklin ParkPeople who saw an ad on Craigslist thought it was too good to be true: A house full of possessions, free for the taking. But it was true and about fifty people showed up this morning a cleared the place out, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Group Gives Away Car To Mother Of Autistic GirlThe owner of a car repair garage in the Edison Park neighborhood has seen a program called "Wheels To Prosper" – which gives cars to deserving people – grow from a couple garages to 25 across the country.
Even Affluent Suburbs Harbor People Who Need Salvation Army AssistanceThe Salvation Community Center in Norridge provides after-school activities for young people, other resources for people struggling financially as well as worship services.
Evanston Shell Station Gives Away Gas For An Hour And A HalfFor an hour and a half Wednesday morning, traffic was jam-packed at a Shell station in Evanston, where they were giving away gas for free.
Toyota Offers Chance To Win Free CarToyota is offering charities a chance to win a free car.
Church Gives Away Fares For CTA Green Line RidersThere was a surprise this morning for commuters at the California Avenue Green Line station on the city’s West Side.