Please consider participating in the 2018 Skokie Assist-A-Family Program that helps Skokie families struggling with limited financial resources celebrate the winter holidays. Families receive gift cards for area businesses which they use to purchase food, household necessities and other items specific to each family member’s needs and wants. Last year, nearly 200 families received gift cards through the Skokie Assist-A-Family program. Those interested in making a donation this year are asked to please do so by Friday, November 30. To make a donation to the Skokie AssistA-Family Program, please visit www.skokie.org. Checks also are accepted and should be made payable to the Village of Skokie with Skokie Assist-A-Family Program noted on the memo line. Checks should be mailed to Village of Skokie, attn: Human Services Division, 5127 Oakton Street, Skokie, Illinois 60077. For further information, please contact the Skokie Human Services Division at 847-933-8208.