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Chicago Pilots for Kids 2023

Last updated 3 months ago

Hello all!

The holiday season is upon us already! You know what that means? Event time! This year we added a third hospital that we will be visiting. The hospitals are very excited to see us again this year, and have been looking forward to it! We have multiple events planned and could use your support for the Chicago chapter. If you are free on any of the dates listed below please contact me and join us. Thank you for your continued support for Pilots for Kids.

Look forward to seeing you at events this December.

Jordan Pickus

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Past Events

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Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital Visit

Thursday, December 14th, 2023 - 15:00 to 18:00 CST

Hospital visit to Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital. Please meet in the Family Life Center at the arrival time. Limited to 6 pilot volunteers. Please RSVP by December 7th.

Dress Code: Uniform
Get Directions: 225 E. Chicago Ave. Downtown Chicago
RSVP: Jordan Pickus 847-366-9258 or pilotsforkidsord@gmail.com

Advocate Luthern General Hospital Park Ridge

Tuesday, December 12th, 2023 - 12:00 to 15:00 CST

We expect this event to fill up quickly. **Please RSVP by December 5th** Please call, text or email. We will place you on the confirmed list. We will also keep a separate standby list incase slots open up. Please join us in visiting the Children's hospital to pass out toys for our annual Pilots for Kids event. Please direct all pilots to come to the main hospital entrance in the front of the Tower building. It is about in the center of that curved glass section that faces Dempster Street. That is the easiest because where we are meeting in the 2-Tower Family Room is directly above that entry-way lobby and is easily accessible by the stairway or elevators located right there.

Dress Code: Uniform
Get Directions: 1775 Dempster St, Park Ridge, IL 60068
RSVP: Jordan Pickus 847-366-9258

Advocate Children's Hospital

Friday, December 8th, 2023 - 10:00 to 12:30 CST

Please join us for the visit to Advocate Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn. Limited to 6 volunteers. ***Please RSVP by December 1st***

Dress Code: Uniform
Get Directions: 4440 W. 95th Street Oak Lawn, Ill 60953
RSVP: Jordan Pickus 847-366-9258 text or email pilotsforkidsord@gmail.com

2023 Fundraiser

Saturday, November 18th, 2023 - 12:00 to 15:00 CST

Help us raise funds for pilots for kids! Join us at Johnnyz Pourhouse for a Pilots for Kids 2023 fundraising event. Food and drink specials plus raffle type prizes, including bears tickets! Hope to see some of you there!

Dress Code:
Get Directions: 10936 Sheridan Road Pleasant Prairie WI 53158

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