CHICAGO, December 9, 2008 –Drive on down to WGN-TV this Friday, December 12 for the sixth annual “WGN Morning News Drive-Thru Toy Drive” from 5-9am. WGN-TV is inviting viewers to “drive-by” and drop off a new unwrapped toy or a contribution at WGN-TV located on 2501 W. Bradley Place. All toys and monetary donations will be donated to the children of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago.
This four-hour event will feature carolers, a visit from Santa, holiday fun and a limited supply of $2 rechargeable Dunkin Donuts gift cards. For more information on the Toy Drive, go to wgntv.com.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago (BGCC) strives to inspire all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as responsible and caring citizens. Today, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago provides services through 24 citywide sites (8 facility based Club sites and 16 school based sites). Over 200 professional staff members and 90 volunteer mentors with diverse backgrounds help BGCC deliver our mission to positively impact the futures of the youth served. Clubs are packed every day with an average daily attendance of 3,550 children at any given time. For information on how to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago, please visit www.bgcc.org or call 312-235-8002.