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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2019

RHINE VFW    5858 SOUTH ARCHER 

MEMBERS WELCOME!   BEGINS AT 7:00pm

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From Shelby Wisniewski...
A successful Chicagoland Toys for Tots Poke Him/Her Run 2019!!! Thank you to all the bars that participated and allowed us to stop by. Chet’s, Fat Daddyz, BCT, Draft Bar, Richie’s, Sugar Skull, & Home Stretch. Thank you to everyone that braved the heat and rain to stay with us. And a big Thank you to Michelle & Tony for donating back their winnings in poker and 50/50 back to Chicagoland TFT. Can’t wait to do it again next year.

AND

From Robert Cooch Kuczera...
Thank you Chicagoland Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade once again for aiding Arianna Wings.

This was our seventh year for Andy and I working with Kelly to aid this family’s financial strains, due to mounting medical expenses.  Thank you once again for your generous donations of toys and product for this worthy cause.  Thank you TFT /Lester and Toy Queen Bee, aka Gwen Fox, and your young staff.  We were able to raise some money this past 7/12/2019 for the featured child this year and give her hope and determination to be all she can be. Taylor D’ Agostino, her family, Arianna Wings and all its volunteers, appreciate your continued kindness!

Thanks
Robert “Cooch” Kuczera TFT #129
Andy Strzemp TFT #397
Kelly Roberts /Arianna Wings Director

PS: Pics are Andy and I and first benefactor Alexis and her mom from 7 years ago. Along with pictures with this year’s recipient Taylor D’Agostiono via the Arianna Wings Benefit that evening.

THE  42ND  ANNUAL 

CHICAGOLAND

TOYS FOR TOTS 

MOTORCYCLE  PARADE

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2019
Dan Ryan Woods   Starts at 9:30am

Motorcycle Parade

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Celebrating our 41st year !

"The World's Greatest Motorcycle Parade" began in 1978 and has since become an annual tradition in Chicago on the first Sunday in December. 
Each year 40,000 to 50,000 motorcycle riders come to Chicago to ride together and donate toys for needy children.
All motorcyclists are welcome to participate in The Parade, provided they meet the following two requirements.  
Every rider must bring at least one new, unwrapped toy to donate, and each motorcycle must be street legal, meaning it must display a current license plate.

And please consider becoming a TFT Parade volunteer. It takes many hands to organize The Chicago TFT Parade. Help is always needed.
​Thanks for your support!

PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A DONATION TO

THE CHICAGO MOTORCYCLE PARADE
The Chicagoland Toys For Tots Motorcycle Parade Organization will gladly accept not only your toy donations but also your generous financial gifts.
​You may send your donations to our offices at
8900 South Odell Avenue, Bridgeview, Illinois, 60455. 
Call our offices at 708-598-4909, or go to the "Meet The Board"

page (above) to contact any member of our Board of Directors.


Or just click here...                

CHICAGOLAND  TOYS  FOR  TOTS MOTORCYCLE  PARADE MEETINGS/EVENTS

All dates are tentative.  More events will be added.


The Rhine VFW is located at 5858 South Archer Avenue in Chicago.

The River Park Moose Lodge is located at 8601 Fullerton in River Grove, Illinois. ​​​​​​​​

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019--Board Meeting     Rhine VFW    7PM

Tuesday, September 17, 2019-- Board Meeting    Rhine VFW   7PM

Saturday, September 21, 2019--Kick-off Party    Rhine VFW    4PM

Monday, September 30, 2019--North Side Kick-off Party    Moose Lodge  7PM

Monday, October 7, 2019--North Side General Meeting   Moose Lodge  7PM

Friday, October 11, 2019--General Meeting    Rhine VFW    7PM

Tuesday, October 15, 2019--Board Meeting    Rhine VFW    7PM

Friday, October 25, 2019--General Meeting      Rhine VFW    7PM

Monday, October 28, 2019--North Side General Meeting   Moose Lodge   7PM

Saturday, November 9, 2019--Military Appreciation Party   Rhine VFW   6PM

Friday, November 15, 2019--General Meeting   Rhine VFW   7PM

​Sunday, November 17, 2019--Western Avenue Tagging Day   TBA

Monday, November 18, 2019--North Side General Meeting   Moose Lodge   7PM

Tuesday, November 19, 2019--Board Meeting    Rhine VFW    7PM

Friday, November 22, 2019--General Meeting   Rhine VFW    7PM

Saturday, November 23, 2019--End point Walk-thru   11AM

Monday, November 25, 2019--North Side General Meeting   Moose Lodge   7PM

Friday, November 29, 2019--General Meeting    Rhine VFW   7PM

​Saturday, November 30, 2019--Woods and End Walk Through   11AM

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1--42ND TFT PARADE   DAN RYAN WOODS  9:30AM

Friday, December 6, 2019--DeBriefing Meeting    Rhine VFW    7PM

​Monday, December 9, 2019--North Side De-briefing   Moose Lodge   7PM

Tuesday, December 17, 2019--Board Meeting   Rhine VFW   7PM

Tuesday, January 21, 2020--Board Meeting    Rhine VFW    7PM



Toys For Tots

Chicagoland

PARADE NEWS 

AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Click here to visit the TFT Parade Store and purchase official TFT Parade merchandise.

The

                                      

This website is dedicated to the memory of TFT Parade Member Ed May

who created the first Parade website, with Jack Voss, in 1999.

This format was designed by Sharon Allen, and is now maintained by Jack Voss.

​Copyright 2019. Chicagoland Toys For Tots Motorcycle Parade Org. All rights reserved.

VOSS

Questions or comments about

The Parade or this website ?

Contact Jack at jack@jackvoss.com

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TOYS  FOR  TOTS 

MOTORCYCLE PARADE​