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Toy Drive

Samuel Love (Credit: CBS)

11-Year-Old Collecting Toys For Fairdale Tornado Victims

In the face of disaster, a Chicago boy’s acts of kindness continue to grow. Samuel Love is organizing another toy drive, this time for the victims of last week’s deadly tornadoes.


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Suburban Couple Turns Wedding Into Toy Drive For Needy Kids

Two car loads of toys have been delivered to the Salvation Army in Crystal Lake thanks to a newlywed couple who asked for gifts for the needy instead of wedding presents.


Hadiya Pendleton (Supplied to CBS)

Parents Of Murdered Teen Hold Toy Drive To Honor Her Memory

The parents of a murdered Chicago teenager are helping children who have lost siblings to violence today, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


Whitney Webster hugs one of her gifts. Whitney was with her mom, Joey Webster, at Lurie Children's Hospital.  (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

A Child’s Legacy: A Merry Christmas For Sick Kids

Christmas came a week early for the children being treated at Lurie Childrens’ Hospital.


Samuel Love

Chicago 4th Grader Collecting Toys For Flood, Tornado Victims

A Chicago fourth grader called the press to his South Side school on Friday to announce a toy drive to benefit kids who were victims of the flooding in Colorado and the tornadoes in Oklahoma.


Chicago area toy collections are significantly down this holiday season at Salvation Army centers. (CBS)

Salvation Army In Desperate Need Of Toys For Children

Toy donations are down 30 percent across the Chicagoland area — 60 to 70 percent at some city locations. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


Admiral Theatre

Admiral Theatre Offers Lap Dances For Holiday Toy Donations

If you’re a stingy, Scroogey type at Christmas, the Admiral Theatre has an incentive for you to change your ways.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Rev. Paul Hall's Christmas Food Drive

Volunteers Show Christmas Spirit At Food Drive

On this Christmas, generosity brightened what could have been a sad holiday for hundreds of needy Chicagoans.

CBS 2–12/25/2010