Attention all Kohl’s Shoppers! Make way for our Little Beans volunteers! The shopping days to prepare for the Christmas Miracle are miracles themselves. Each volunteer is given a certain list of items to gather. They fill carts and flat beds with coats and clothing in every size available. The store clerks and managers help us […]
HO HO HO! Santa caps go on, and our volunteers turn into elves! The Christmas Miracle would not exist without our volunteers coming together and giving their time. After all the shopping is done, the sorting and wrapping begins! First, all of the clothes get sorted by size and gender, and outfits are put together […]
Little Beans reaches out to local schools and youth groups to make Christmas Cards for the elderly and sick. A colorful, hand-drawn picture and a positive message can really lift someone’s spirits..
There are times we question whether all of our time and dedication pays off. It is human nature to critique yourself and be negative at times. Everyone needs some sort of reassurance at times. Well, below are quotes from past events that we hold near and dear. They answer those questions, “Do we make a […]
This is a phenomenal fundraiser that Little Beans sponsors. The purpose is to raise funds for the Back to School picnic where backpacks filled with school supplies are distributed to children who are unable to afford them. Having this event at a venue like a bowling alley brings people together in a place that is […]
This is an event where the community of Lemont truly comes together to pay it forward. The guests of honor at this event are children from the southwest suburbs who have economic disadvantages. However, they want the very same thing all students want on that first day of school—new backpacks and school supplies! The volunteers […]
Where has this year gone! We’re already preparing for our next Christmas Miracle. Dates have been chosen and the Christmas Miracle is only three months away, so mark your calendars! Shopping Days: October 21st, November 27th, and December 9th. Wrapping Parties: October 23rd and November 27th. Christmas Miracle Set-up: December 10th CHRISTMAS MIRACLE: December 11th
Among children with economic hardships, are brilliant “Little Beans” who rise above others and make education their top priority. It is our honor to award scholarships to these kids and be able to help them stay on the right track for an even brighter future.
During the charity event in New York, a local Priest joined us to do confessions for whoever wanted to. It was a sight to see as people lined up for this opportunity.
The day is finally here, Aunt Georgia and Uncle Joe made it safely to New York! We are at the park where the event will be taking place today. Volunteers are excited and ready as inflatables are being blown up and food vendors are preparing their stands. We are ready to put smiles on faces […]