CHICAGO (WLS) — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle visited Cradles to Crayons’ main warehouse on Chicago’s Northwest Side Friday morning.

Housing Authority of Cook County Executive Director Richard J. Monocchio joined Preckwinkle in a tour of the Avondale facility at 11 a.m. Cradles to Crayons Executive Director Shoshana Buchholz-Miller led the tour.

Since the March 16 establishment of its Emergency Essentials Fund, Cradles to Crayons has served more than 35,000 Chicagoland children through its weekly distributions to service partners, according to its website.

The facility is located at 4141 W. George St.


Visit cradlestocrayons.org/Chicago for more information.