Rockford Park District will host a gift giveaway held by community volunteer The Undertaker for single parents and grandparents raising grandchildren, Saturday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lockwood Park, 5201 Safford Rd., Rockford.
Parents and guardians can pick up free presents for children as old as 7. Proof of childrens ages is required (birth certificate, report card, or medical card); foster parents must provide proof of guardianship. Home visits are available for adults unable to attend due to a medical condition; call 988-7695 between noon and 8 p.m. by Dec. 15 to arrange.
Those who are working or laid off with no LINK card may qualify for a turkey giveaway sponsored by the Rockford Jaycees. The gift giveaway event is sponsored by West End Business Men and Women, and The Undertaker. Event information is also available on a recording at 987-8884 (TTY, 987-1600).
For information about accessibility for people with disabilities attending the event, call 987-1600 (voice/TTY).
From the Dec. 14-20, 2005, issue