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Bailey Wesselink (left), 5, and Kylie Hatfield, 5, put together their holiday blessing bags on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the North Suburban YMCA’s inaugural Holiday Giveback. Photos by Scott Margolin/22nd Century Media
Divish Goel, 2, of Northbrook, colors as Santa and Mrs. Claus watch in the background.
Sherri Sheftel, of Highland Park, and Julie Hecktman, of Northbrook, write messages of kindness on snowmen.
Caroline Mott and CeCe Sachman, both of Northbrook, with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter
10:39 am CST December 4, 2018
Dozens of Northbrook area families and friends gathered at the North Suburban YMCA’s first Holiday Giveback to participate in packing “blessings bags,” which were full of everyday essentials for those who are in need.