Fire Commissioner hands out holiday gifts

December 21, 2009 2:51:53 PM PST
During this season of giving Chicago Fire Commissioner John Brooks passed out holiday presents to some deserving families.He stepped in for Old Saint Nick on Monday at the Inner Voice Shelter on West Washington.

Children and their mothers all received gifts. A spokesperson said the department raised much of the money for the gifts.

Maggiano's provided food for Monday's party. Inner Voice has helped the homeless for 25 years but the shelter is facing a financial crisis and may have to close.