- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Here’s How You Can Stay Safe From COVID-19 This Thanksgiving
Millions of people will travel and gather for the holiday — but it's coming as Chicago and nearby areas are in the midst of a new surge of COVID-19.
A Portage Park Church Is Giving Away 500 Thanksgiving Meals And Groceries Saturday
Families can stop by Storehouse Church to pick up free bags with essentials like pasta, sauce, baked goods, vegetables, fruit and a turkey or chicken.
With 1,000 Turkeys And Counting, An Englewood Native Hopes To Feed The Community This Holiday
Deonte Tanner founded Servants For Hope in 2017 to bring joy to his community.
Can Kids Visit Santa This Year? Get Vaccinated Soon For A Safe Holiday Season, Top Doc Says
There is still time for people to get fully vaccinated before Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa, Dr. Allison Arwady said.
Here’s How You Can Support South Side Kids, Families At Roseland Hospital’s Holiday Events
Roseland Community Hospital and local partners have events lined up from October to December to support local families.
Illinois Escaped A Post-Thanksgiving Surge, State’s Top Doctor Says, Though Chicago Saw Small Bump
Officials plan to keep mitigations in place until at least January to prevent possible surges after Christmas, Hanukkah and other winter holidays.
There’s Still Time To Change Holiday Plans, Officials Plead: ‘Better To Have A Zoom Thanksgiving Than An ICU Christmas’
It's not too late to change your plans, officials said. They fear Thanksgiving dinners could turn into superspreader events that will result in many more people becoming sick and dying.
Albany Park Group Offering Thanksgiving Care Baskets To Families Mourning Relatives Lost To Violence, Coronavirus
The baskets will include food items, knickknacks and sympathy cards. “There’s a lot of need for this in Albany Park,” said Dalia Aragon, Israel’s Gifts of Hope's co-founder.
A West Town Team Set Out To Serve 50 Thanksgiving Meals. With ‘Outpouring’ Of Donations, They Will Serve 800
TaKorea Cocina teamed up with Milk and Honey, Joey G's Mac N Cheese, Jack & Gingers, Boeufhaus, unemployed chefs, mutual aid networks and hundreds of neighbors to pull off the giveaway.
Free Turkeys Available Monday, Tuesday From Chance The Rapper’s Charity, SocialWorks
The turkeys are being given away on a first-come, first-served basis to people in need ahead of Thanksgiving.
Dreary Thanksgiving Week: Snow, Rain On The Way, But Sun Will Return Friday
A mix of rain and snow will likely hit after 3 a.m. Tuesday and continue throughout the morning.
Logan Square Neighbors Donate Thanksgiving Turkeys, Side Dishes To School Families Hit Hard By Pandemic
"We have just witnessed so many people losing their homes or their jobs," said Israel Perez, principal of Yates Elementary. "This is a time that is hard for a lot of them."
A Negative Coronavirus Test Doesn’t Mean You Can Safely Gather For Thanksgiving, State’s Top Doc Says
"The safest way to celebrate with your loved ones and your cherished, elderly relatives is to do it virtually. ... I don't want anyone to look back and say, 'If only we didn't have people over for Thanksgiving ... so-and-so might still be here'" for the holidays.
3 Turkey Giveaways In Pilsen, Little Village Starting Thursday
Giveaways are planned for Thursday, Saturday and Tuesday in the neighborhoods.
Turkey Giveaways Planned For Rogers Park, Uptown This Week
Local nonprofits A Just Harvest, ONE Northside and Communities Partnering 4 Peace are hosting Thanksgiving food giveaways.
Cancel Your Thanksgiving Plans Now To Slow Coronavirus Surge, Officials Plead
People should cancel their holiday plans now as coronavirus is surging and could kill up to 1,800 more Chicagoans by year's end, city officials said.
Avoid Traveling This Thanksgiving, Chicago’s Top Doctor Says As Coronavirus Surges Across US
Anyone coming to or from Chicago carries a risk of spreading coronavirus amid the second surge, said Dr. Allison Arwady. That means people should rethink their holiday plans so they can stay safe and keep loved ones healthy.
Englewood Groups To Give Away 1,300 Free Turkeys To South Side Families Before Thanksgiving
St. Sabina Church will hand out turkeys Saturday and Think Outside Da Block will host a giveaway Monday.