Candy Days for Misericordia

April 24, 2009 (CHICAGO) It's your typical "tag day". Volunteers are needed to work the streets, sidewalks and store fronts of Chicago and the suburbs. Volunteers simply pass out candy and informational tags in exchange for donations. Any minimum 2 hour shift would be greatly appreciated. Learn more or sign up to volunteer online at Click on the moving banner at the top of our home page and it will take you directly to the volunteer sign up page.

• 24th annual event Misericordia Heart of Mercy Home Candy Days

• The Jelly Belly Candy Company of Chicago is once again donating more than one million bags of candy

• Thousands of volunteers will be scattered in the city and suburbs in their familiar white and red smocks

• All of the proceeds will help support the more than 500 adults and children with developmental disabilities who live at Misericordia

• Candy Days begins at 6 a.m. Friday until sundown

• Saturday 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.

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