Reasons to Give Thanks


Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a Thanksgiving party for more than 120 pediatric cancer patients and their families.

Patients, their siblings, parents and other loved ones will enjoy face painting, photos, games, food and activities at this unconventional pre-holiday party scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21st at the UIC Student Center West, 828 S. Wolcott Ave., Second floor.

Cancer support organizations such as Gilda’s Club, Girl Scouts, Make-A-Wish, Bounce Children’s Foundation, Children’s Oncology Services, 12 Oaks Foundation, American Cancer Society and Bear Necessities will provide activities for kids and information for parents.