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February 2017 News & Thanks

~ Thank You’s ~

There is a lot going on in coming days so keep reading to find out how you can help support The Friendship Center! But first, we must thank the following people and organizations:

Double Good for working with us the first part of this year. Their business model donates 50% of the purchase price of their popcorn to their charity partners. Get yours TODAY!

The Friendship Center + Double Good


Buy Popcorn

Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce for inviting The Friendship Center to participate in Winter Brew and the 14 volunteers to gave their time at the event! ♥ We love working with the Chamber. ♥


The Feinberg’s for hosting a Chili Cook-Off at The Grafton and raising $700 for our programs!

Chili Cook-Off 2017 image

This was the definition of a community event with 10 chilis prepared by friends and neighbors. Everyone ate, voted, and the top three took home prizes. Watch for this again next year!

Enjoy: An Urban General Store for running their Chicago t-shirt promo all of last year, raising $1393.69 for The Friendship Center. This promotion will continue in 2017 so get your shirt today!

Chicago flag t-shirts from Enjoy


~ What’s Up Next ~

And now for the rollout of everything happening in the coming days…

For the Love of Pets (2.10.17) @ Begyle Brewing. Tickets are going FAST!

Half Acre & The Friendship Center (2.14.17 to 2.19.17) @ Half Acre Tap Room.

Half Acre and The Friendship Center team up!
Donate shelf-stable food February 14-19 at Half Acre’s tap room (4257 N Lincoln Ave) and receive a FREE pint of Daisy Cutter! Better yet, order the special and know that the proceeds will go to support those in need in the community! Watch social media for more info.

MOD Pizza Fundraiser (2.20.17) @ their new location in Skokie (5530 W Touhy). Show a copy of the flyer below and 20% of your purchase will be donated to The Friendship Center.

MOD Pizza & The Friendship Center Fundraiser

Pizza = Lunch/Dinner = Eating for a Good Cause

~ Other ~

Peterson Garden Project has open plots! Get yours before they are gone and grow your own food this year.
Peterson Garden Project

Learn to grow your own food organically with Peterson Garden Project! Register now to secure your membership; garden plots are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Full details can be found on our website (click logo).

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