WEST TOWN — Lily Dahms, 12, brewed pink and yellow lemonade last month to raise money for Belmont Cragin families who lost their homes to illegal fireworks.
Dahms’ goal was $150. After Block Club reported on her lemonade stand, she ended up raising $750.41. She held even more fundraisers, collecting money for organizations in need.
Dahms will have one final lemonade stand, again benefitting The Love Fridge, 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the corner of Lee Place and Hoyne Avenue.
People will be able to stop by, get a cup of lemonade and donate to The Love Fridge effort.
Dahms and her family are moving out of Chicago, so the lemonade stand will be the family’s “goodbye” to the neighborhood, Dahms’ mother Suzanne Wahl said.
The Love Fridge is a Chicago-based volunteer-run group that brings stocked refrigerators to neighborhoods struggling with food insecurity.
In West Town, The Love Fridge has a refrigerator at Takorea Cocina, 1022 N. Western Ave.
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