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Care For Real ™ provides food, clothing, household items and referral services to the Edgewater Community. Below are a few ways you can help Care for Real during this holiday season:

Monetary donations can be sent to Care for Real, 6044 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60660. Food donations can be dropped off at Care for Real or at State Representative Harry Osterman’s office, 5535 N. Broadway. For more information or help in organizing a food drive, call Care for Real at (773) 769-6182.

Uncommon Ground, 1400 W. Devon, is hosting a special dinner and screening of the movie “Fresh” on Sunday, December 6. A portion of the $30 ticket price will benefit Care for Real. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (773) 465-3680.

St. Andrew’s Inn, 5938 N. Broadway will hold its second annual fundraiser to benefit Care for Real on Wednesday, December 9, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets for the event, which includes a buffet, wine, beer and soda, are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. The entire ticket price, as well as the proceeds from a special raffle, will go to Care for Real. To reserve, call CFR at (773) 769-6182 or e-mail careforreal@juno.com.

Loyola University once again is hosting a holiday party for the community. This year’s event will be on Wednesday, December 16, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Mundelein Auditorium, 1020 W. Sheridan Road. Guests are requested to bring canned goods and other non-perishable foods, and a box will be available for cash donations. Community organizations, government officials and other groups are joining Loyola in planning the event which will feature food and entertainment.

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