HARVEY, Ill. (CBS) — This Labor Day weekend, there was an outdoor party with a purpose in south suburban Harvey.
A charity block party was held at the former Finish Line Car Wash at 146th and Halsted streets.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cool Weather Continues; Frost Advisory South Of Chicago
Organizers handed out free clothing, toiletries, and other essentials to those who needed it.
Everyone also got to enjoy food, music, and games – and there were even free haircuts for the kids.READ MORE: Churches, Community Groups Hold Mother's Day Ceremony For Justice For Black And Brown People Killed By Police
Onsite legal counsel was also available, as was a cleanup station for the homeless.
The goal of the event was bringing unity in a time of civil unrest and division, by demonstrating the power of goodwill and the capacity for everyone to make a meaningful impact.
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