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Andersonville Businesses Band Together To Pledge 14% Of Sales This Valentines To Charity

Valentine’s Day is all about the love and starting this weekend select local Andersonville businesses will extend that love to special local and national charities.

This will be the third annual “With Love from Andersonville” which is put on by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and includes many of the area’s best stores and restaurants. The event takes place this Valentine’s Day Weekend, February 14-17 and hours will vary by business.

Visitors should look for stores with the “With Love from Andersonville” logo door signs. Those select businesses will donate 14% of sales to a charity/non-profit organization dear to their hearts on specific days. There are a wide range of options including Jameson Loves Danger benefitting Felines and CaninesTrueNorth Cafe benefitting Peirce SchoolMilk Handmade benefitting Girl Forward, and Women & Children First benefitting Chicago Books to Women in Prison.

The event allows those looking for the perfect Valentines gift or service a unique opportunity in how they spend their dollars. According to a press release by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, the event allows customers to take an active role in supporting a shop or local business in the community, as well as the organization they have adopted as beneficiary for the event.

Participating businesses include:

Be Yoga Andersonville | 5715 N Clark
Feb. 14-17: 14% of proceeds benefit Environmental Law Institute

Colectivo Coffee
 
| 5425 N Clark 
Feb. 14-17: 14% of proceeds from bags of Love Supreme coffee and special Valentine cookies benefit Howard Brown

Cowboys and Astronauts | 1478 W Summerdale
Feb. 14: 
14% of proceeds benefit Cradles to Crayons

Early to Bed
 | 5044 N Clark
Feb. 14-17:  14% of proceeds benefit Chicago Women’s Health Center

Foursided |5061 N Clark
Feb. 14: 14% of proceeds benefit Felines and Canines

Jameson Loves Danger | 5208 N Clark
Feb. 14 & 15: 14% of proceeds benefit Felines and Canines

Milk Handmade | 5137 N Clark
Feb. 14-17:  14% of proceeds benefit Girl Forward

Martha Mae: Art Supplies & Beautiful Things | 5407 N Clark
Feb. 14-15:  14% of proceeds benefit I Grow Chicago

Norcross & Scott | 1476 W Berwyn
Feb. 14-17: 14% of proceeds benefit Humble Design

The T-Shirt Deli | 1482 W Berwyn
Feb. 14-17:  14% of proceeds benefit Hias Chicago

TrueNorth Cafe | 5507 N. Clark
Feb. 14-17:  14% of proceeds benefit Peirce School

The Sacred Ways: REIKI | 5221 N. Winthrop
Feb. 14-17:  14% of proceeds benefit Care For Real

Swedish American Museum | 5211 N. Clark
Feb. 14 & 15: 14% of proceeds to Ebenezer Lutheran Church’s Youth Program

Women & Children First | 5233 N Clark
Feb. 14-17:  14% of proceeds benefit Chicago Books to Women in Prison

The Wooden Spoon | 5047 N Clark
Feb. 14-17:  14% of proceeds benefit NIU Aletha Pinnow Endowment

 


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