Author Archives: Lyle Allen

Edgewater Presbyterian hosts Annual Pet Blessing October 6, 12:30pm

Sunday October 6, 2019 — 12:30 p.m.

Edgewater Presbyterian Church

(corner of Bryn Mawr and Kenmore)

They’ve been a blessing in your life.  Stop by to give them a special blessing of their own and enjoy some treats and refreshments for you and your pet.

Meet outside the Kenmore entrance by the ramp. 

(In the event of rain we will meet inside the Kenmore entrance.)

Starbucks Devon/Broadway hosts Pups on Patio, 9/28, 1pm-4pm

Our neighbors at the Starbucks at Broadway and Devon (6350 N. Broadway) along with Bark Bark Club present Pups on the Patio on Saturday, September 28th from 1-4 pm!
-Raffle prizes
-Cutest Pup Contest
-Endless Pup Cups
-Doggie treats
-Free Tea and Nitro Cold Brew Samples
-Puppy Pool
-Pet Rock painting station

Donations benefit Care for Real! Every dollar counts: 97 cents from every dollar donated to Care for Real is returned to provide the highest level of free programs and services to our neighbors in need including our beloved Pet Pantry.

(Please note, all dogs must be on leash)

#BroadwayandDevonSbuxCaresforReal #BarkBarkClubCaresforReal #neighborshelpingneighbors

Edgeville Buzz covers #thegreattomatochallenge

Thanks Edgeville Buzz for helping us get the word out about #thegreattomatochallenge! And check out the story for a listing of some of the delicious menu items are restaurant partners are cresting in support of Care for Real. ❤🍅🍅❤


St. Philip Lutheran Church and School Chicago Cares for Real

We had a chance to meet and make a presentation to the awesome students from St. Philip Lutheran Church and School, Chicago. We are their Giving Partner for September to coordinate with Hunger Action month. The children are learning about giving in a variety of ways and will be collecting for Care for Real throughout the month in addition to making some special projects to brighten our clients’ days.
Thanks so much to everyone at St. Philip for your wonderful support. ❤

Care for Real hosts EUBA 8/21!

Edgewater Uptown Builders Association joined us Wednesday, August 21 for a super busy food and clothing distribution. What a great group! Thanks to you all for your dedication to our mission and helping so many of our neighbors in need. ❤ #EUBACaresforReal #ourvolunteerscareforreal #neighborshelpingneighbors

Pax the Goat wins Edgewater’s First Pet Mayor Contest!

We ❤ Pax! Thanks to Dan and Larry and everyone who helped raise $20,000 in support of the Care for Real Pet Pantry. Edgewater is such a special community. #neighborshelpingneighbors #PaxCaresForReal

Check out the story on ABC here: