CHICAGO, IL â€“ Ten-year-old Samuel Love, the fourth grade student at Beasley Academy Center, 5255 South State Street, will be shipping toys to Lyons, Colorado Tuesday, December 17th, from Josephineâ€™s Cooking Restaurant, 436 E. 79th Street, as part of his goal to give children who lost their homes due to recent floods.
Love will be shipping the toys off at 4 p.m. today with the help of U.S. Post office officials.
Love and his father, Victor Love, have been in touch with Lyons Mayor Julie Van Domelen and other state officials. His son held a successful toy drive for Hurricane Sandy victims last year and has vowed to hold similar toy drives in the future.
Young Samuel is also collecting toys for Little Axe, OK and hopes to deliver those toys personally. His father said he is proud of his son and marvels at his determination to meet his goals.
For further information, call Victor Love at: 773.908.7431.