Good Household Tattoo, 198 W. Grass Lake Rd. in Lake Villa held their annual “Toys for Tats” occasion from 12:00pm-8:00pm on Saturday, December 7. Residents from across the space had been requested to herald new toys valued at $20.00 or extra. In flip, donors might spin a Fortunate Wheel and attempt to win a free physique piercing or a present certificates for a tattoo valued at $50-$300.
Good Household Tattoo collected over $15,000 in toys, video games, present playing cards, and money. For the third yr, the enterprise partnered with the Antioch Touring Closet (ATC), an area charity group that helps needy people and households within the space. The ATC collects toys all year long for distribution to needy youngsters all through the world who would possibly in any other case have a much less bountiful vacation season.
On December 11, the ATC held a non-public occasion for space needy households on the W.C. Petty Elementary Faculty, 850 Highview Dr. in Antioch. Residents who attended had been in a position to choose items for his or her household from the stacks readily available. Gillespie Ford in Antioch donated 50 fleece blankets for distribution to the attendees. Over 100 invited households attended the occasion. Gadgets that weren’t chosen got to the Waukegan Police Division which, in flip, will likely be delivering them to shelters on Christmas Day.