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Advocates for Adolescent Mothers Holiday Drive & Social 2012

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December 7, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm | $15

Advocates for Adolescent Mothers invites you to join us for our 2nd Annual Holiday Drive.


Enjoy drinks, appetizers, raffles, networking and entertainment, all while helping to make a difference in the lives of homeless children this holiday season!

The toys and outerwear collected at our holiday drive locations, and at our holiday social, will be donated to the homeless youth programs at the Night Ministry and Childserv.


The Night Ministry is a Chicago based organization that offers housing, healthcare, and human services to Chicagoans struggling with poverty or homelessness. The Night Ministry’s open door program is the only shelter in Chicago that provides housing services to parenting teens as young as 14.


Childserv is a highly experienced, multidisciplinary child and family services network that reaches at-risk Illinois children and families facing adversity, helping them to build, achieve, and sustain better lives. Childserv reaches 3,100 families each year. Childserv provides housing and supportive services to homeless young mothers and their children.


Cash Bar and exciting raffles! We are raffling a 4-Day Cruise for 2 to the Bahamas, the Caribbean, or Mexico! Raffle tickets for the cruise are only $30 each! There will also be a 50/50 Raffle.
Purchase 50/50 Raffle Tickets for your opportunity to win some extra holiday shopping cash!

$5 for 1 Ticket or $10 for 3 Tickets!


  • $15 donation AND TOY (Advance Admission)
  • $20 donation AND TOY (At the door)

Advance Admission payment ends on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 11:55 pm.

Holiday Drive Locations:

Toys and Outerwear will be accepted at the following locations from November 5- December 7, 2012.

TCF Bank locations during business hours:

  • 29 E. Madison, Chicago, IL
  • 233 W. 87th Street, Chicago, IL
  • 10350 S. Pulaski, Oaklawn, IL
  • 15650 S. 94th Avenue, Oarland Park, IL
  • 800 N. Harlem Avenue, River Forest, IL
  • 1415 W. North Avenue, Melrose Park, IL

Salon Heaven:

  • 1505 S. Michigan (Wednesday- Saturday, 10 am- 5 pm)


  • Donated toys must be new and unwrapped
  • Infant & toddler toys only.
  • Coats & Outerwear must be new or clean and gently used.
  • Coats & Outerwear for young women, infants, & toddlers only.
  • Coats and outerwear will also be accepted at the Holiday Drive Social, however, guests must also donate 1 new unwrapped toy.

AFAM Holiday Drive Partners:


TCF Bank is the “Convenience Bank” with extended daily hours, opens 7 days a week, and a large Chicago land presence. TCF has over 430 branches in Minnesota, Illinois, Colorado, Indiana, Arizona, and South Dakota. Advocates for Adolescent Mothers is especially grateful to Jenniefer Bedalow of the Oaklawn- Pulaski branch.


The UPS store has more than 4,300 independently owned locations, providing convenient and value added business services to the small- office/ home-office (soho) market, corporate “road warriors”, and consumers. Products and services include professional printing, mailbox services, packing and shipping, freight, and luggage logistics. Advocates for Adolescent Mothers is especially grateful to Paul Barry at 47 W. Polk in Chicago.


Located in the heart of the South Loop, Salon Heaven’s contemporary rustic- style loft space is filled with welcoming energy and passionate professionals that make healthy and skin a priority.

AFAM Holiday Drive Sponsors:

  • City Point Loft
  • Pictures that Bling
  • DJ Mh2DA
  • Heartfelt Catering
  • Intoxicating Bartending Services
  • Turkey Time Barbeque Grill

Caston Sound Exerience

For sponsorship opportunities or additional details, please email or call (773) 340- 3681.

Advocates for Adolescent Mothers is a top-rated nonprofit committed to empowering young parents by providing them with the tools, resources, and support needed to break the cycle of poverty, establish prosperity, and prevent child abuse.

Join the Movement!!!


December 7, 2012
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Advocates for Adolescent Mothers


CityPoint Loft
110 E 23rd St
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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