CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago group that helps families torn apart by incarceration is looking for help this holiday season.
Life Builders United has held a huge Christmas party in Englewood for the past eight years. Last year they handed out gifts to around 4,000 kids, and right now there is a desperate need to help out teenagers.
"I need toys, too. But toys is not, to me, the must, as it is facing that cold out there and a lot of our teenagers are homeless," said Geraldine Mabry-Smith, Life Builders United.
Mabry-Smith said both cold weather gear and cash donations are still being accepted for Friday night's party. Visit lifebuildersunited.org to donate to this year's Christmas party.
Englewood charity in need of Christmas gifts for teens