Thank you! Over the course of the past week, more than 114 families were sponsored through the Holiday Food and Gift Basket program.  60 more sponsors are still needed – mostly for single individuals and for those who just want gift certificates to individual stores. To sponsor, contact Holiday Basket at or call (708)771-6159 x244. Specify the total number of individuals you’d like to sponsor.  Leave your name address and phone number, the Holiday Gift Basket program will get you all the information you need.

Is your organization sponsoring a family through the gift basket program? Share your story by posting a comment!  Are you involved in other great volunteer activities in the community that you’d like to see profiled? Tell me more about your community work during the holidays and throughout the year.

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Born and raised in Miami, Joanna Skubish has been calling Oak Park home for nearly a decade. Although she misses the Sunshine State in February, she is constantly warmed by the generosity of her community....