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Bulls players celebrate the holidays with local families – and Eli’s Cheesecake!

bullsEli’s Cheesecake served at Bulls community event on December 14th. Chicago Bulls players shared dinner with families from the local community, including slices of Eli’s for dessert! The goal of the event was to “encourage families to feel uplifted during the strenuous holiday season,” and Eli’s was proud to help oubullsnoaht!

Images: Star Bulls players, Joakim Noah and Jannero Pargo, spending time with kids at carrying plates of Eli’s Cheesecake.

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Luol Deng of the Chicago Bulls Serves Eli’s Cheesecake for Dessert at his 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Pacific Garden Mission

Luol Deng of the Chicago Bulls was named as the Sportsman of the Year in the NBA for his activities in the community. One of the many programs of his Luol Deng Foundation is hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for the
needy. At Eli’s we are delighted to have supported Luol for all three of his Thanksgiving Dinners this year at the Pacific Gaden Mission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 21, 2007 – The Chicago Bulls and Luol Deng will provide Thanksgiving dinner for more than 700 visitors to the Pacific Garden Mission (1458 S. Canal Street | Chicago, IL) today beginning at 5 p.m.

Deng, along with the help from his foundation, the Bulls, Eli’s Cheesecake, Randolph Flowers, Hinckley Springs, Fields Auto Group and Infinite Logistics will donate and serve a Thanksgiving dinner and Chicago’s Eli’s Cheesecake to the men visiting the homeless shelter that evening. After dinner, Deng will provide each guest with a Bulls gift to celebrate the holiday.

Deng will also be joined by teammates Joakim Noah, Chris Duhon and Thabo Sefolosha as well as team mascot Benny the Bull as they personally assist with serving dinner to the 700 diners.

The Luol Deng Foundation is dedicated to assisting those in need by providing resources and creating opportunities for a better way of life. With hope, integrity and faith as values, our wellness, educational and recreational programs encourage and promote progress and improvement in our community and in Sudan.

Since 1877, Pacific Garden Mission has been a refuge for those weary of struggling through life’s storms. It is the oldest, continuously-operating, rescue mission in the country. Countless millions have come to the “Old Lighthouse” in Chicago seeking food, shelter and clothing as well as medical and dental care. Many also come seeking the answer to their ongoing struggle

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Eli’s Cheesecake Proud to Support Luol Deng and the Chicago Bulls in Providing dessert for guests at the Pacific Garden Mission’s Gospel League Home’s Thanksgiving Dinner

Eli’s Maureen Schulman is pleased to assist Luol Deng in serving Eli’s Cheesecake for dessert at his 2nd Annual
Thanksgiving Celebration.
 
More than 400 visitors to the Pacific Garden Mission’s Gospel League Home will enjoy the mealDeng Provides 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at Homeless Shelter

November 21, 2006 — The Chicago Bulls and Luol Deng will provide Thanksgiving dinner for more than 400 visitors to the Pacific Garden Mission’s Gospel League Home the day before the holiday, Wednesday, November 22 beginning at 4 p.m.

Deng, along with the help of the Chicago Bulls, MacArthur’s Restaurant and Fields Auto Group, will donate and serve a Thanksgiving dinner and Chicago’s Eli’s Cheesecake for the families visiting the homeless shelter that evening.

Additionally, after dinner, Deng will provide each guest with Bulls gifts to celebrate the holiday. He will also be joined by team mascot Benny the Bull as he personally assists in the serving of dinner and entertaining the 400 diners.

Deng is dedicated to assisting youth and families in the metropolitan Chicago community by providing resources and creating opportunities. With hope, integrity and faith as values, Deng creates and implements hands-on projects that inspire and encourage progress and improvement in the community.

Since 1877, Pacific Garden Mission has been a refuge for those weary of struggling through life’s storms. Countless millions have come to the “Old Lighthouse” in Chicago seeking food, shelter and clothing as well as medical and dental care. Many also come seeking the answer to their ongoing struggle. They leave having found new life through faith in Jesus Christ.

The Gospel League Home was established in 1941 to specifically address the needs of homeless women and children. It provides dorm-like housing for approximately 150 women and serves between 5,000 and 7,000 meals each month.

 

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