Roadrunners is very proud of the generosity our families have shown every holiday season.
For the last few years, Roadrunners has proudly working in conjunction with DG58 to help put smiles on children's faces at Christmas.
We are about to embark on our 10th annual giving program in affiliation with families and/or children in need with DG58. This program has grown in scope over the past two years. We are trying to get ahead of the curve this year and are going to providing a generic sign-up by age and gender for now as well as specific wish lists we receive will be added by around Thanksgiving. If you think your business or employees would like to partner with us, please let us know.
PLEASE CONSIDER SIGNING UP TO BUY GIFTS FOR A CHILD IN NEED:
You can sign up and buy age appropriate gifts according to age and gender, or add your name to the sign up and we will contact you and/or match you up for a specific child -(we will be adding specific children's wish lists by Thanksgiving). Our goal is to provide 2-3 gifts per child and/or family. For the non-shoppers, gift cards are always appreciated ($20 is a good amount)-usually used to buy winter clothing.
Lisa Forst and Carl Turk will be coordinating the efforts on Roadrunners behalf. We will send specific information on where to drop the gifts off in Downers Grove to those who sign up.
There will be need to help sort and bag gifts on or around mid-December. We will also need a couple of volunteers to assist in delivering items to area elementary schools before break.
Please contact Lisa Forst (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any specific questions. We will send specific information on where to drop the gifts off in Downers Grove to those who sign up.
There will be need to help sort and bag gifts on or around mid December. We will also need a couple of volunteers to assist in delivering items to area elementary schools before break.
A Letter of Thanks from last holiday season
This is a great opportunity for service hours and making someone smile!
This Blanket drive is run by our own Roadrunner players/families, please consider contributing to the cause!
YOU CAN HELP IN 4 WAYS!!
*Purchase Fleece and Complete a Blanket Yourself*
*Request the C3 Donation Flyer pdf, Print & Spread the Word*
*Collect Donations from Friends and Family*
Please help bring care, comfort and compassion to cancer patients that are undergoing chemotherapy. To date we were able to provide 1720 blankets to patients at many different facilities.
Donations can be Completed Fleece Blankets, Fleece Material (two 1 ¾ yard pieces for each blanket), or JoAnn Fabric Gift Cards that can be purchased through Amazon or JoAnn.com and sent electronically to email@example.com.
Blankets, fleece or plastic gift cards can be dropped off at 4809 Middaugh on the north end of DG or 5719 Pershing on the south end of DG both on the front porch in the marked bin -starting NOV 10th.
Our annual drive has begun, and we ask that donations be received by Dec 16th.
Annual deliveries to the patients begin the week of Thanksgiving.
For more information or to message us, please visit our FaceBook page www.facebook/C3forcancer
“Thanks for putting a smile on my face during treatment! You guys made my day!” -Leslie
“My mother is in the process of being treated for pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemo at this time. She received one of your blankets and was completely overcome with gratitude
(as was our entire family)” -Kim
“I want to thank you all so much not only for the blanket, but also for your deep compassion for the suffering that cancer patients go through. This blanket truly warms my heart as well as my body! God bless you all” -Steve
Roadrunners SC is a Nonprofit Organization and qualify for tax exemption under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.