Your Contributions Helped CAP Make the Holidays Brighter
The Elves from Chicago Area Project's CDTES division (@Chicagoareaproj) turned their
Jobs on Wheels Bus into Santa's sleigh to bring Christmas dinner fixings and toys to their
job readiness clients. On the far south side they partnered with New Beginnings Church.
Chicago Area Project and CAP Affiliate Major Adams Community Center give heartfelt
thanks to the staff from Rush University Medical Center who organized a wonderful
Youth Holiday Party for the kids at MACC on December 22nd. Special thanks to Carla
Kennedy, Renita Goodwin, Michele Kidd, Cali O’Rourke, Suzanne Klinetop, Angeles
Tenorio, Elsa Luna, Gina Goodson-Allen, Harold Richardson, Rebecca Hussain, Maris
Brown, Deanna Chavers and Jasmine McCullough. A big Thank You also to Reginald
“Hats” Adams for referring Rush University Medical to MACC. Our kids loved the party
and the way Rush staffers interacted with them! Here is a picture of the Rush Medical staff
with some of the MACC kids.
CAP Affiliate DuPage County Area Project partnered with several local businesses and organizations to sponsor holiday events. For one project, DuCAP partnered with Advantage Chevrolet on Bolingbrook and Todd’s Body Shop and Towing to fill a van with household items, clothing, toys, electronics, gift cards and pantry items to help several families make their Christmas dreams come true. DuCAP partnered with the Kiwanis Club of Wheaton, the Key Club of Wheaton South and Wheaton Warrenville North, MarianJoy, Wheaton Public Library and Toys for Tots to hold the Marian Park Holiday Party 2014. DuCap’s K-Kids Program at Greenbrook Elementary School solicited toy donations for Ronald McDonald House. DuCAP’s Spring Wood Builders Club raised funds for Marklund Children’s Home by selling handmade ornaments. Other DuCAP holiday projects the Elm Court Holiday Party at Conrad Fischer Elementary in Bensonville; Street BEAT’s Christmas Party 2014. Pictured here is the Street BEAT party.
Hundreds of well-wishers turned out at the Major Adams Community Center, 125 N. Hoyne, to sing Happy Birthday to the MACC’s legendary founder James “Major” Adams.
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