A local group of listeners are putting together their "Second Annual Chase The Chill" event December 12, 2016 in Rockford and Freeport. The idea is to provide gloves, mittens, hats and scarfs for the homeless &those in need, regardless of income. If you can sew, knit, or shop, here's how you can help Chase The Chill.

 

This Second Annual Chase The Chill event is coming Saturday December 12, 2016. Residence of the Stateline will be coming together to help those in need by making handmade scarves, hats, and gloves to give away.  You can even buy them if you like. These items are displayed in public places in Rockford and Freeport so that those in need, regardless of income and without any qualifiers, can help themselves to them.

Photo Provided By Dena Hobbs

You can knit, crochet, buy or sew scarves, hats and gloves for men, women, and children of all ages. If you can't you can donate yarn, fleece, cardstock, needles, hooks, safety pins, and/or your time.

Photo Provided By Dena Hobbs

All collected items or materials can be dropped off at the following locations.

IEA 7029 Rote Rd. Rockford, IL (M-F 8:30-5)
Concrete Systems – 4048 N. Kilburn Ave. Rockford, IL (M-F 8:00-4)
German American State Banks:
Pecatonica, IL – 3034 S. Pecatonica Road
Winnebago, IL – 809 Cannell-Puri Court
Seward, IL – 1305 Main Street
German Valley, IL – 100 Church Street
Wesley Willows Town Center – 4141 N. Rockton Avenue, Rockford, IL
Knit One Purl Two – 6409 E. Riverside Blvd., Rockford, IL
Lucky 2B Quilting – 421 Main Street, Pecatonica, IL
Winnebago Public Library 210 N. Elida Street, Winnebago, IL
New Life Bible Church – 2285 Hoisington Road, Winnebago, IL
Unitarian Universalist Church – 4848 Turner St., Rockford, IL

It's a great way to give back to the community and feel 'warm inside' that you helped to make someone in need 'warm inside' as well.