Chicago Sky Team up With Packages4Patriots!

News release from the Chicago Sky on a wonderful program supporting our troops during the  upcoming holidays. A big salute to the Chicago Sky staff, coaches and powers that be on this fantastic way to make the holidays a little brighter for our service men and women! News release follows...




Sky Fans!


Join the Sky as we team up with Packages 4 Patriots for the Holidays! We are encouraging our fans to join us as we collect items to send overseas to our soldiers this holiday season. The holidays can be an especially difficult time for soldiers to be away from their families, so we do our best to keep their spirits high and know we are thinking of them at this time of year.

Here is how you can get involved:
-Bring your own donations of items to our Sky Drop-Off Event
-Collect donations of supplies from friends, family, co-workers, schools, organizations you participate in, etc.
-Donate and/or collect monetary donations
-Collect holiday cards and/or letters to send to soldiers
-Volunteer at our drive to help collect donations
-Volunteer at Packages 4 Patriots on Tuesday, November 19 at 7 PM to help unload Sky donations and/or help pack up boxes to send to soldiers
-Sponsor-a-Soldier through the Sky
-Any or all of the above!

Click here for a list of suggested donations, ideas on how to gather donations, more information on monetary donations, holiday cards, how to Sponsor-a-Soldier, and volunteer opportunities.

Sky Drop-Off Event
On Friday, November 15 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm join coaches Pokey Chatman and Christie Sides as we accept donations, get them ready to go, sign holiday cards, and more. If you cannot make it on November 15th, feel free to drop of your items at your convenience at the Sky Office between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. We will only accept donations up until the 15th.

Chicago Sky/Alter Group Office:
5500 W Howard Skokie IL 60077

Attached you will find more information, including suggested donations, ideas on how to collect, and details on Sponsor-A-Soldier. For additional information contact Erika Swilley at To learn more about Packages 4 Patriots, visit

We look forward to making this drive a huge success and thank you in advance for your efforts in helping to bring holiday cheer to our soldiers.

Download more information here.


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