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Pictured is a table filled with hundreds of Valentine’s Day gifts for at-risk children, given from the nonprofit Fill A Heart. PHOTO SUBMITTED
Danielle Perlin, Staff Writer
3:38 pm CST March 4, 2014

Within 440 gift bags donated from residents of both Lake and Cook County, kids in six residential facilities throughout the Chicago area received a plethora of items for Valentine’s Day, including nail polish, McDonald’s gift certificates, stickers, candy, sketch pads, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, facial products and more. In total, about 5,000 gifts were distributed.