Surprising Two Chicago Schools with Gifts from Santa & Mrs. Claus

Daisie Foundation team

The Daisie Foundation Hosts Annual Holiday Outreach Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – CHICAGO, IL – Each December, The Daisie Foundation surprises students and faculty at an underserved school with gifts, a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus, and other holiday treats. In the past, this 501(c)(3) nonprofit has served over 1200 students and 100 teachers in the Englewood and Lawndale communities with over 2,000 gifts. For 2018, the Foundation is doubling its efforts, bringing their annual Holiday Outreach Initiative to two deserving schools in the area.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018: Corkery Elementary School Wednesday, December 19, 2018: Perkins Bass School Time: 8:30-12pm

Prior to this event, on Sunday, December 16, 2018, the Foundation will also host its annual Gift Wrapping Party for volunteers to assist in wrapping presents and preparing for this exciting initiative. Each school will receive a truckload of wrapped presents for students between the ages of four and fourteen, all enrolled in Pre-K through 8th Grade classes. Santa & Mrs. Claus will host the festivities while faculty and staff enjoy a catered luncheon, complete with special gifts of their own.

Sponsors for this year’s event include: Windsor’s Lift Body Center, Dvida Spa, Univision Garrett Popcorn Shops, ABA Consultants, Shiraleah, Art of Imagination, Citygirl Events, A Better Day With Julie, Evolveher, Inspire All Media, Sonya Martin Photography, Words by Sorensen, Tie Bar, Kendra Scott, Benefit Cosmetics, Banana Republic, GAP Foundation, 360 Chicago Obeservatory Deck, Spirit Hoops, Rachel Bires Photography, Ivy and Rose, Armand’s Pizza, Nandos, Papacitos, Village Tavern Grille, Eric Hill Printing, Tea Time Socials and Selleria Veneta.

Please join these efforts to make A Better Day, A Better Life!

To see highlights from last year’s event:

About the Daisie Foundation

At The Daisie Foundation, we provide ongoing opportunities for under-resourced women and children in Chicago and beyond. Through our combined efforts, women gain a platform to be heard, children are inspired to dream bigger, and families share more opportunities to succeed. You can learn more about how our 501(c)(3) nonprofit works to empower, inspire, and assist in the improvement of our society by visiting www.

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