Saturday October 27 marked 10 years since Tinley Park firefighter Chris Shworles unexpectedly passed away. His family was fortunate to be surrounded by family friends, the Tinley Park Fire Department and agencies like the Frankfort Food Pantry. For the past nine years, his children Christopher and Miranda, and his wife Lesley, have collected nonperishable food and personal care items for the Frankfort food pantry in memory of Chris, who would do anything to help his family and friends. Chris was a Tinley Park firefighter for eight years and was studying to be an engineer when he passed away. This year’s fundraising was bigger and better than ever. Donated items were picked up by Together We Cope and divided equally between TWC and the Frankfort Food Pantry in memory of Chris Shworles. Please help keep his memory [...]
Karen Persing was sitting in her home in Oak Forest one morning, quietly reflecting on how blessed she was when she realized she wanted to give back to her community. Using her gift of sewing, Karen creates beautifully handcrafted items such as purses, bags, wallets, [...]
At 46, Marina has become the kind of health care professional who patients love. She has a skillful, compassionate touch that makes a huge difference to those who are sick or injured – people who are truly vulnerable. But one grateful patient accidentally cost Marina [...]
Nov. 1 – 29 Bailey’s Bar & Grill – Tinley Park
TWC Queen of Hearts raffle drawings will be on Thursdays at 7:15; on Nov. 1, 8, 15, and 29. (No drawing on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22).
Fri., Nov. 9 Bremen Township Admin Office
Fresh produce will be distributed, at no charge from 10 am – while supplies last. – 16361 S. Kedzie Ave., Markham. The Produce Mobile is sponsored by Together We Cope and is a program of the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Second Friday of every month, except on holidays. Information 708-333-9530, ext. 1100.
Fri., Nov. 9 Giving Tuesday Together We Cope is joining thousands of other organizations in participating in Giving Tuesday, “a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.”
Thurs. and Fri., Nov. 22 – 23 Together We Cope and Nu2u Resale Shop will be closed for Thanksgiving.