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Christmas Store 2021

December 18, 2021 - December 19, 2021

Breakthrough Christmas Store

Store Dates: Sat, Dec 18 & Sun, Dec 19

Gift drop-off deadline: Thu, Dec 16

The Breakthrough Christmas Store provides families in Chicago’s East Garfield Park neighborhood, as well as participants in Breakthrough’s programs, a dignified way to purchase gifts for their loved ones. Our store provides an opportunity for parents, grandparents and caregivers to be part of the gift-giving process. Through generous donations, those who shop are able to purchase new items at a fraction of the cost through our “Breakthrough Bucks” program.

You are invited to bring the spirit of Christmas to the community of East Garfield Park. We need about 5,000 gifts each year for our 500 shoppers.  We need you to help us reach our goal.

GIFTS TO COLLECT: 5,000

FAMILIES SERVED: 500+

GET INVOLVED

Purchase gifts from our gift registries:

Organize a gift drive with your church, office, friends, and family

Make a donation to help us purchase gifts at breakthrough.org/donate

 

Donate Wish List Flyer

 

DROP-OFF LOCATION

Please deliver unwrapped gifts, plus gift-wrapping supplies, to:

Breakthrough FamilyPlex
C/O Breakthrough’s Christmas Store
3219 W. Carroll Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624

M-F 7am-8:30pm | SAT 9am-2pm
*Gifts scheduled to be delivered on the weekends will be rescheduled for the next business day, due to our hours of operation at the FamilyPlex.

SHOPPER REGISTRATION SIGN-UPS

  • For families with students in the Breakthrough Youth Network: November 22 – December 4 from 8-10 a.m. or 4-6:30 p.m. Sign up at the FamilyPlex reception desk, NBSAP check-in, or Beginners check-in.
  • For Fresh Market shoppers: Sign up on Tuesdays (2-4 p.m.), Thursdays (10 a.m.-2 p.m.), and Saturdays (10 a.m.-12 p.m.) when the Fresh Market is open until spots fill up.
  • For East Garfield Park residents: Begins Monday, December 6, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., until spots fill up. Sign up in-person at the FamilyPlex reception desk. Must bring ID and live in 60612 or 60624.

Details

Start:
December 18, 2021
End:
December 19, 2021
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Organizer

Volunteer Engagement Team
Email:
volunteer@breakthrough.org

Venue

Breakthrough FamilyPlex
3219 W Carroll Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Phone:
(872) 444-8200
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