Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates the Upcoming Holiday Season by Giving Back to the Greater Community Through Seasonal EventsXiao Faria daCunhaon October 12, 2021 at 8:06 pm

It’s almost giving season, and many organizations are aiming for a head-start to give back to the communities across Chicago. As the holiday season fast approaches, Roseland Community Hospital is launching special events throughout the coming months including a Trunk or Treat event and Coat Drive to give back to Chicago’s South Side neighborhoods and surrounding communities.

This holiday season, Roseland Community Hospital is inviting all companies looking to give back and get involved to participate in the hospital’s wish list which includes Educational Seminars, Team Morale efforts, Fundraising, and Beautifying the hospital, as well as donate to their upcoming holiday events which include their annual Coat Drive, a Trunk or Treat event, a Turkey Drive and Toy Drive initiative.

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The Hospital, which is located in the Greater Roseland Area at 45 W. 111th St., strives to satisfy the residents of Chicago’s far South Side neighborhoods by offering quality resources to each individual, a mission it has maintained since its inception in 1924. With the holiday season just around the corner, the Roseland team is excited to get the community together with these various events and celebrate the neighborhood and its residents.

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“The holiday season is really our favorite season here at the hospital and in this neighborhood,” said Tim Egan, President and CEO of the Roseland Community Hospital. “We take a lot of pride and joy in these events annually as we love to give back to this community that has since day one, given us the comfort of a place to call home, and welcomed us with open arms. These events are our way of showing our profound appreciation.”

Roseland Community Hospital’s upcoming schedule of events include:

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Coat Drive

Saturday, October 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

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Teaming up with TIMMY’s Community Connection, Roseland Community Hospital will be distributing 500 children and adult coats to the Greater Roseland Community onsite at the hospital. The Roseland team will also accept newly purchased adult coats for those looking to donate to the cause, or to volunteer their time. To RSVP to the Coat Drive, please click here.

Trunk or Treat

Sunday, October 31 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  

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It wouldn’t be a proper October without Halloween festivities! The Roseland Community Hospital will host their inaugural Trunk or Treat event onsite, which will allow children of the neighborhood a safe alternative to the traditional Trick-or-Treating. Cars will be dressed up in Halloween decorations and lined up as children and their families “trunk or treat” each car, which will provide healthier treats and snacks. There will also be a prize awarded to the best decorated car. To sign up for Trunk or Treat, please click here.

Turkey Drive

Saturday, November 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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The Roseland Community Hospital is partnering with Hope x Rope for an inaugural Turkey Drive, where they will donate 200 turkeys to families across the greater community. The drive will be on a first come basis and turkeys are not guaranteed for every registration. Monetary donations are also very welcome for those interested in sponsoring a dinner for a family. To register for the Turkey Drive or to learn more, please click here.

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Toy Drive

Saturday, December 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

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Tis’ the season! Partnering with Hope x Rope, the Roseland Community Hospital will donate 200 gifts for children and their families at this annual Toy Drive. Families who stop by the hospital will enjoy delicious hot chocolate, participate in raffles, sing along to Christmas carols, and much more to keep the holidays bright. Registration will be required for each child, and families must be present to receive their gifts. To register for this year’s Toy Drive, please click here.

To learn more about Roseland Community Hospital’s upcoming holiday events, please visit here or for more information on ways to donate this holiday season, please click here or email Chrislin Flanagan at cflanagan@roselandhospital.org.

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