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Holiday ideas for giving back

Please consider donating to one of these worthy causes this holiday

Roadrunners is very proud of the generosity our families have shown every holiday season.

 

DG58 Holiday Gift Giving

For the last few years, Roadrunners has proudly working in conjunction with DG58 to help put smiles on children's faces at Christmas. Look for the sign up again next year!

 

Holiday Giving

 

We are about to embark on our 9th 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 providing a generic sign-up by age and gender as well as specific wish lists we receive will be added by November 21st. If you think your business or employees would like to partner with us, please let us know.

 

 

HOLIDAY GIVING SIGN UP SHEET: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SUsNi14KRhNHusz-mwrgWMiPZhVMLngPL7-Y2A2UXLU/edit?usp=sharing

You can sign up to age appropriate gifts according to age and gender  Mark your purchase(s) on the sign-up and we will coordinate matching up the items appropriately. Or sign up for a specific child -(we will be adding specific children's wish lists by Thanksgiving). Our goal is to provide 2 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. 

Please contact Carl Turk at turkcarl@hotmail.com with any specific questions. Carl 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 the 17th of 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

 

 

Time for the Annual C3 Fleece Blanket Drive!

This Blanket drive is run by our own Roadrunner players/families, please consider contributing to the cause!

Please help Jack Daly, Connor Podjasek and Cayden Doy bring care, comfort and compassion to cancer patients that are undergoing chemotherapy.  Last year, through generous donations, we were able to provide blankets to over 220 patients at five different facilities.  

Donations can be Completed Fleece BlanketsFleece 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 c3forcancer@gmail.com.

Blankets, fleece or plastic gift cards can be dropped off at 4803 Highland Ave on the front porch in the marked bin.

Our annual drive has begun, and we ask that donations be received by 11/17.

Our 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

Your donations truly mean a lot to the patients and their families…...

 “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

 

 

Holiday Spiritwear plus save the date!

 

*Holiday Roadrunner Spirit wear Orders are coming soon!

 

*Save the date for Roadrunners 3nd Annual "Kicking up some Laughs" Comedy night at the Tivoli Theatre:  

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at 7:30pm. 

 

UPCOMING DATES:

Holiday Gift Sign up starts now with wish lists added by NOV 21.
Blanket Drive DUE DATE: November17th
All Coats can be dropped off on the porch at 4803 Highland Ave. in Downers Grove starting November 13th. Please drop on the front porch facing Highland Ave, porch is open so no need to knock, there will be a box marked "Blanket Drive"
Holiday gift sign up has instructions for drop off when you sign up..

 

 

Questions? Roadrunners.soccer@gmail.com