It's not too late to help needy Evanston families

Donations to the annual holiday toy and food drive sponsored by Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and local community organizations will continue to be accepted through Monday, December 20. There are now additional locations to drop off new, unwrapped toys and/or non-perishable food items. Please help make the holiday season joyful for as many families as possible! For more information, please call 847/448-8138.

You may drop off holiday food and unwrapped toys through December 20 at these collection sites:

  • Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, Room 1100, Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sat., 7:30 a. m. to 3:00 p.m.;
  • All Fire Stations, before 7:00 a.m. and after 4:00 p.m. seven days a week; and
  • The main Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Avenue, Sun., Noon-6:00 p.m.; Mon.-Thurs., 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.