Each member of our audience -- which included veterans, volunteers, coaches and cancer survivors -- gives back to their community in a big way.
"Windy City LIVE" honored the Chicago heroes with gifts ranging from $40 - 400.
Below is a list of products featured on the show, as well as exclusive deals and discounts
PART 1: Ryan and Val's favorite gifts for the holidays
Minted "I Love Chicago" Limited Edition Print by Jordan Sondler
Mophie: Charge Stream Powerstation Wireless XL
Mophie: Charge Stream Desk Stand
TCM "Christmas in the Movies"
Celestial Silk pillowcases
LUMEE.COM: 20% OFF UNTIL 12/22
Canvas Pop Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints
"1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List"
Art of Words
Wrapz The Gift Wrap Gift
Paravel: Fold-Up Bag
Swissotel Chicago Santa Suite
Buy tickets to see Santa at the Swissotel through Dec. 23.
PART 2: Ryan and Val's top gifts that give back to local and international organizations
Bright Endeavors Soy Candles
Precious Moments Giving Plate
PRECIOUSMOMENTS.COM: 15% OFF SELECT CHRISTMAS GIFTS
American Rhino Jean Jacket
Love Your Melon: Pom Beanie
Love Your Melon: Beanie
Love Your Melon: Infinity Scarf
Love Your Melon: Knit Headband
United by Blue
For 20% off your order, go to unitedbyblue.com/windy and enter discount code, WINDY.
PART 3: Ryan and Val's top gifts for the foodie in the family
Omaha Steaks: The Tasteful Gift
Eli's Cheesecake: Chicago-Style Sampler
For 20% off Eli Cheesecake's Chicago-Style Sampler, enter the code CHICAGO at Elicheesecake.com Expires 12/31. Christmas mail order deadline is 12/20. New Year's order deadline is 12/26.
Lenox: Alpine 4-piece assorted tidbit plate set
Precious Moments Snowman Mug
For 15% off select Christmas gifts, enter the code WINDYCITYLIVE at PreciousMoments.com. Expires 12/21.
ToBox: 14-Piece Stainless Steel Cookware Set
Good Cook Bakeware
Hamilton Beach Digital Air Fryer
Bialetti Titan nonstick frying pan, 10 inch
Bialetti Titan nonstick frying pan, 12 inch
PART 4: Ryan and Val's top gifts for guys.
Swagtron electric scooter
DICK'S Sporting Goods
BumpOut: Bluetooth Speaker
BUMPOUT.COM: BUY ONE, GET ONE HALFOFF
"Ali on Ali: Why He Said What He Said When He Said It"
PART 5: Val and Ryan's top gifts for women
Facial Studio Magdalena: Hashtag Skin Hydrating Cleansing Gel
Facial Studio Magdalena: Hashtag Skin AHA Exfoliating Serum
Facial Studio Magdalena: Hashtag Skin Balancing Moisturizer
For 10% off all skin products, enter the code WINDYCITYLIVE at FacialStudioMagdalena.com
LVX Nail Lacquer: 50% off entire order
Ulta Beauty Ariana Grande Cloud fragrance
Isabelle Grace Jewelry
For 40% off all styles, enter code WINDY at IsabelleGraceJewelry.com.
Nic N' Bella bracelets
MM.LaFleur cashmere socks
Peepers: Shine On Blue Light Readers
Peepers: Shine On Polarized Sunglasses
PART 6: The Ides of March and Jim Peterik perform their hit holiday tune, "Sharing Christmas"
Jim Peterik gave everyone in the audience Jimmy Bar Eye of the Tiger Protein Bars.
To keep up your energy throughout the holiday season, pick up JiMMYBAR! Eye of the Tiger Protein Bars at JiMMYBARS.com.
The Ides of March are performing Saturday at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles. For tickets, visit: https://theidesofmarch.com/