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Willie Wilson Giving Away $2 Million More In Gas, Groceries

Willie Wilson, who is running for mayor, has funded similar giveaways in recent months as inflation and gas prices have soared.

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Willie Wilson Is Giving Out Gas For $2/Gallon Thursday. Here’s Where.

People can line up starting 7 a.m. Thursday. Participating stations are on the South, Far South, West and Far Northwest sides in the city.

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Hundreds Line Up In Rain Across Chicago For Willie Wilson’s Grocery Giveaway: ‘It’s A Lot Of Help, Believe Me’

Chicagoans braved the rain to get grocery coupons Wednesday. The savings are needed to help families hit hard by rising food prices, residents said.

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Willie Wilson Is Giving Out Free Groceries Wednesday. Here’s Where.

$25 gift cards will be given out at 29 Pete's Fresh Market and Cermak Fresh Market stores starting 9 a.m. Wednesday. The mayoral candidate also is giving out discounted gas Thursday.

Citywide

Here’s Where You Can Get Free Gas During Willie Wilson’s Giveaway Saturday

Wilson will give away $1 million in gas starting 7 a.m. Saturday. His organizers have asked people to not line up overnight.

Citywide

Another $1 Million Willie Wilson Gas Giveaway Will Happen Saturday

Mayoral candidate Wilson said he'll also ask Gov. JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot to waive gas taxes for the giveaway.

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Willie Wilson Running For Mayor Of Chicago

Wilson, who has unsuccessfully run for mayor in the past, made national headlines in recent weeks for hosting gas giveaways in Chicago and the suburbs.

Downtown

Willie Wilson’s $1 Million Gas Giveaway Is Thursday. Here Are The Rules And Locations In Chicago

Among the new rules: No lining up overnight, no containers for gas and every driver needs a sticker for the giveaway.

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Here’s Where To Get Willie Wilson’s Free Gas In Chicago, Suburbs Thursday Morning (FULL LIST)

Drivers will be able to head to these gas stations in Chicago and the suburbs to get $50 worth of gas starting 7 a.m. Thursday. The event will run until $1 million worth of gas has been given away.

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Willie Wilson Giving Away $1 Million In Free Gas Next Week In Chicago

This giveaway will take place at 50 stations in Chicago and suburban Cook County. A similar event this week led to huge traffic snarls throughout the city.

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Willie Wilson’s Gas Giveaway Sees Chicago Drivers Lining Up For Blocks In Every Direction To Fill Their Tanks — And He Vows To Do Another One

The giveaway caused widespread chaos, with traffic blocked up and people unable to get to work in some cases. But Wilson said he'll do it again March 31 — and provide more than $200,000 worth of gas.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Willie Wilson Giving Away $200,000 In Gas Across Chicago Thursday. Here’s Where To Find It

The Chicago businessman and former mayoral candidate is giving drivers $50 of gas at select locations Thursday until he hits $200,000.

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Willie Wilson Plan To Open Churches ‘Ridiculous’ And Puts Black Lives At Risk, Pritzker Says

"I would suggest that Willie Wilson do his homework, that he look at what the science and data says that will do to people obviously I care deeply about and I assume he does, too," Gov. JB Pritzker said.

Downtown

5 Million Masks Donated By Willie Wilson To Be Handed Out Saturday

The masks will be available at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Apostolic Church of God and House of Hope.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Aldermen Line Up To Get 1 Million Masks From Willie Wilson By The Truckload

The donation comes after Wilson sought to sell masks to the city and state, but Mayor Lightfoot and Gov. Pritzker balked at the deals.

Downtown

Ex-Mayoral Candidate Willie Wilson To Donate 1 Million Masks, 20,000 For Each City Ward

Wilson asked the city's aldermen to distribute the masks to their area's most vulnerable populations.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

St. Sabina To Give Out 10,000 Masks Starting At Noon Thursday

The Catholic parish was inundated with requests for masks after handing out 5,000 last week, Father Michael Pfleger said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Fox News Visits South Side Church For Town Hall On City’s Violence, Talking Immigration And Impeachment, Too

"The Ingraham Angle" filmed at New Beginnings Church in what Ingraham called "one of the most dangerous neighborhoods on the South Side."

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Reparations Resolution To Go Before City Council Next Week: ‘It’s Time’

A coalition of local officials and activists are ready to bring the case for reparations to Chicago.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Why These South Side Women Voted For Willie Wilson — And Think You Should Have Done The Same

"The ballot was like a huge menu at a restaurant that you don't want anything from, but you have to order anyway."

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham