News Flash Home
The original item was published from 8/25/2022 4:00:00 PM to 8/25/2022 5:06:16 PM.

News Flash

1. Latest News

Posted on: August 24, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 2022 Assist-A-Family Campaign

Assist-A-Family Logo

Donate to the 2022 Assist-A-Family Campaign!

Please consider supporting Skokie’s 2022 Assist-A-Family Program (AAF) campaign.  Annually, the community’s generosity helps fund the AAF program, which includes both the annual winter holiday season gift-card support program and the year-round emergency financial assistance program.  These invaluable programs assist Skokie families struggling with limited financial resources meet year-round household expenses and celebrate the winter holidays. 

During the winter holiday season, the Skokie Health and Human Services (HHS) Department identifies eligible Skokie families to receive gift cards for area businesses which they use to purchase food, household necessities and other items specific to each family member’s needs. Last year, some 154 Skokie households, which included 332 children and a total of 309 adult household members, received support through the Skokie Assist-A-Family program during the holidays. Families and individuals that qualify for Assist-A-Family have been identified as experiencing undue financial hardship in the previous calendar year. 

Those interested in making a donation this year are asked to please do so by Thursday, December 1, 2022. Make an online donation to the 2022 Skokie Assist-A-Family Program. 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, Health and Human Services Department, 5127 Oakton Street, Skokie, Illinois, 60077. 

For further information, please contact the Health and Human Services Department at 847/933-8208. 

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in 1. Latest News

Construction Alert graphic

Oakton Street Bridge Replacement

Posted on: February 20, 2024
Skokie refuse collection truck on street

Help Decorate Skokie’s New Refuse Truck

Posted on: February 13, 2024
Bundle Upfor Bingo logo

Bundle Up for BINGO, February 29

Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 11, 2023
Tree Pruning contractor in tree

Routine Parkway Tree Pruning Planned

Posted on: February 12, 2024
Skokie Village Hall

Presidents' Day Holiday Schedule

Posted on: February 13, 2024
Steam rollers paving a path

2023 Q4 Sustainability Plan Progress

Posted on: February 6, 2024
Skokie Village Hall

Update on Village Network Outage

Posted on: February 1, 2024
ComEd arborists conducting tree trimming

ComEd to Perform Tree Trimming

Posted on: February 1, 2024
Water main repair crew

Skokie Spotlight: Water Main Repair

Posted on: January 19, 2024
Skokie home with solar panels on the roof.

Submit Sustainability Award Nominations

Posted on: January 9, 2024
Officer Kimberly Blue and Brian McHugh

Get to Know: Skokie's Co-Responder Team

Posted on: January 2, 2024
Skokie Village Hall

Some Online Payment Services Unavailable

Posted on: December 22, 2023
Skokie Village Hall

Village Recognized for Innovative Services

Posted on: September 25, 2023
Traffic Cones

It's Road Construction Season

Posted on: April 11, 2023