CHICAGO — Mayoral candidate and philanthropist Willie Wilson is again giving away gas and groceries for people across the city and suburbs this week.
Neighbors will be able to get gift cards for groceries during a Wednesday giveaway, according to a Facebook post from Wilson. During a similar event in May, his team gave away $25 coupons so people could buy whatever products they wished at participating stores.
Wilson’s next gas giveaway starts 7 a.m. Saturday.
Free grocery locations:
Pete’s Produce, 1411 W. 87th St., starting at 10 a.m.
Pete’s Produce, 1543 E. 87th St., starting at 10 a.m.
Montrose Deli, 5411 W. Montrose Ave., starting at 8 a.m.
Montrose Food Mart and Deli, 6601 W. Irving Park Road, starting at 8 a.m.
Montrose Market, 1731 W. Golf Road in Mount Prospect, starting at 8 a.m.
Free gas locations:
Citgo, 1745 W. Foster Ave.
Clark, 1201 W. 87th St.
Mobil, 5701 W. Fullerton Ave.
Mobil, 7850 S. Martin Luther King Drive
Citgo, 2801 W. 59th St.
BP, 5201 W. Jackson Blvd.
BP, 603 S. Independence Blvd.
Marathon, 340 Sacramento Blvd.
Super Save, 48 E. Garfield Blvd.
Gulf, 9901 S. Halsted St.
Amoco, 7201 N. Clark St.
Super Save, 11100 S. State St.
Citgo, 7601 S. Jeffery Blvd.
BP, 101 N. Western St.
Mobil, 850 E. 63rd St.
BP, 2558 Des Plaines Ave. in Des Plaines
The prior giveaways left Chicagoans divided: Some drivers said they appreciated the help as gas prices stay high, while others said the long lines for the giveaways clogged traffic.
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