Update: This year's toy drive has ended. Thank you to everyone who donated toys or money. To see a gallery of what was collected click here.
Bikram Hot Yoga Midwest (formerly Bikram Yoga Andersonville) and Listing Toward Forty are partnering to collect toys for needy children in Edgewater. The collected toys will be brought to Care For Real, Edgewater's food pantry, for distribution to the families they serve. For over 40 years Care for Real has served Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood. Care for Real provides food, clothing and job assistance to over 4,000 neighborhood individuals and families in need of help.
Bring unused, unwrapped toys to Bikram Hot Yoga Midwest at 5715 North Clark Street (upstairs) between now and December 16th.
- There will be a labeled container at the top of the stairs, outside the Bikram Hot Yoga Midwest lobby.
- The building is open for drop offs from 6 am to 10 pm Mondays-Thursdays, 6 am to 8 pm on Fridays, and 8 am to 5:30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
- In past years the toy drive has come up short for older children. Please consider a toy that would be appropriate for a teenager. Ideas include basketballs, footballs and board games.
Update:If you are unable to drop off a toy you can still contribute via our online campaign via Razoo.