March 7, 2021

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Brighten the holiday seasons for family members touched by domestic violence with WING’s Sweet Home Chicago gingerbread residence package

Like so several nonprofits this year, WINGS’ Sweet Home Chicago 17th yearly fundraiser is heading...

Like so several nonprofits this year, WINGS’ Sweet Home Chicago 17th yearly fundraiser is heading home for the holiday seasons in its place of its conventional location at The 4 Seasons Chicago.

For the to start with time this 12 months, people anyplace in the state who donate $100 to WINGS, Illinois’ premier company serving families touched by domestic violence, can get 1 of its well-known “Sweet Home Chicago” gingerbread house kits with all the trimmings to enhance it.

Kits consist of everything people need to make and decorate their own one-of-a-variety gingerbread household. This present is impressed that final 16 decades of joy little ones working experience at Sweet Home Chicago when they decorate and acquire home their personal gingerbread property.

Purchase at wingsprogram.com/shc-gingerbread-donation/ no afterwards than Monday, Dec. 14, and BBC Hollydays Homes will ship through UPS just one or a lot more gingerbread home kits to you or individuals on your gift list. The $100 donation involves the price of delivery.

All little ones and households, who produce the gingerbread property of their desires, are encouraged to participate in a new contest by submitting on Facebook a photograph of their generation and tagging it with #sweethomefamilies. All entries need to be submitted no later than Monday, Dec. 28. The winner of a $100 Amazon present card will be introduced on Monday, Jan. 4.

On Sunday, Dec. 13, faithful donors, who have elevated $9.6 million since 2004 to aid WINGS’ mission and plans, will obtain safely in their homes not only to decorate well-liked gingerbread homes but also to enjoy digital visits with Santa and K9 Comfort and ease Puppies and to dance to the music of Ralph’s Entire world even though experiencing a Sunday brunch shipped to their door. This year’s Sweet Home Chicago gain is envisioned to improve the life span full lifted by this fundraiser to more than $10 million.

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WINGS aids make home protected for anyone

As the isolation important to battle COVID-19 carries on, additional victims of domestic violence are achieving out. Because March in Illinois, for instance, cellular phone calls have greater by 20 % and textual content messages ballooned by 3,000 p.c as victims depend on a “silent” kind of interaction.

Thankfully, WINGS has the assets to reply by supplying secure housing and myriad solutions for victims and their children. During the last 12 months, WINGS has empowered 520 grownups to break from the bonds of domestic violence while also serving to 646 youngsters. The not-for-profit experienced 504 well being care experts how to discover DV victims and refer them for proper guidance. WINGS also furnished 71,839 nights of risk-free shelter, 2,835 several hours of counseling providers for grownups and 7,631 hours of products and services for youngsters.

“Even a worldwide pandemic can not cease us from serving females and small children dwelling with domestic violence,” suggests Rebecca Darr, CEO of WINGS. “The two our shipping of support and our fundraising has experienced to be tailored, but despite the worst general public wellbeing crisis in 100 yrs, all of the WINGS groups pushed ahead to reach new heights and to support far more survivors of domestic violence and their children.”

WINGS depends on financial support from individuals, businesses, foundations, religion communities and neighborhood and state governments.

Proceeds from its four resale outlets — three in metro Chicago’s northwest suburbs and its most recent one particular on the City’s southwest aspect — also fund WINGS packages and expert services.

Check out wingsprogram.com or www.facebook.com/wingsprograminc.