December 11th |3pm - 5pm
The Long Room - 1612 W. Irving Park
Below is the Holiday Wishlist for the CAWC Drive. We hope to see you there!
Children and Teens
Kid movies (nonviolent)
Basketball, football, soccer balls
Shampoo and conditioner
Sheets (twin size)
Blue-ray DVD player
Industrial coffee maker
Thermal underpants and shirts (women and children)
Socks (women and children)
Underwear (women and children)
Hats, gloves, and scarves
Fleece sweaters (all sizes)
Diapers up to size 6
Baby wipes & baby wash
Baby bottles (No BPA)
Paint and paint brushes
Nail polish & manicure set
Beauty gift sets
Body spray and perfumes
Reading material related to self-care, meditation, etc. (in both Spanish & English)
Essential oils (Rosemary, Lavender, Neroli, Marjoram, Ylang-Ylang, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Carrier)
Yoga mats (new)
Journals (women and children)
Slippers (women and children)
An Event Less Ordinary is partnering with the Long Room to collect donations for Connections for Abused Women and their Children. With your help, we can make the Holiday Season a great one for many women and children affected by domestic violence, and we hope to see you all on December 11th!
Please stop by the Long Room on Sunday, December 11th from 3pm to 5pm to drop off donations from their Holiday Wishlist, below.
The Long Room will also be donating a percentage of the profits, so please stop by for a drink or two if you don't have a physical item!
f you can't make it to the drive itself or aren't in the area but would still like to donate items or make a monetary donation, please contact Carolyn Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange or drop off or pick up! Please make checks payable to CAWC.
Connections for Abused Women and their Children, formerly Chicago Abused Women Coalition, is committed to ending domestic violence. Using a self-help, empowerment approach, he provide a shelter for women and children, and counseling, advocacy, and a 24-hour hotline for people affected by domestic violence. he work for social change through education, service collaboration and institutional advocacy.
For those that have never experienced domestic violence, it is difficult to imagine what the Holiday Season is like for individuals who are victims. A time of year for celebrating family and unconditional love for mankind can become a dreaded season filled with fear and hopelessness for many. With your help, we can make this holiday season into one of great hope for these individuals. Scroll down to read one of the many stories of newfound hope.
To learn more, please visit http://www.cawc.org/