Jul
15
11:00am11:00am

SUBARU DOG WASH

DOES YOUR DOG NEED A BATH? DON'T WANT TO DO IT YOURSELF?

We'll be at Evanston Subaru in Skokie, ready to wash your dog for FREE!

Saturday, July 15
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For every dog washed by C.A.R.E. volunteers, Evanston Subaru in Skokie will donate $10 to Community Animal Rescue Effort!

FREE WASH AND DRY
$10 Nail Trim

Save room for lunch! Evanston Subaru is also hosting a BBQ for the Troops – burgers, brats and hot dogs with all proceeds to benefit the USO of Illinois.

Evanston Subaru in Skokie
3340 Oakton
Skokie, IL

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May
13
9:30am 9:30am

Strut for Strays 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Join us for the 22nd Annual Strut for Strays, hosted by Evanston Subaru in Skokie
Please note the new event location

On Saturday, May 13, dogs and their guardians will make their way to Evanston Subaru in Skokie for the Community Animal Rescue Effort’s annual Strut for Strays. Hundreds of paws and feet will hit the ground walking (or running) for the 2.5-mile event. Grand Marshal Christian Stolte (from NBC's Chicago Fire) will be on hand to get the Strut started.

Help us raise money to care for the many animals that C.A.R.E. finds homes for each year.

WHO IS INVITED
Fun-loving people, with or without a four-footed canine companion. Although cats and other pets are not allowed, you can run or walk in honor of a favorite animal friend.

WHERE IS THE WALK?
The walk starts at Evanston Subaru in Skokie (3340 Oakton St - West of McCormick Blvd). Look for the C.A.R.E. event signs.

The walking route starts at Evanston Subaru in Skokie and heads East across McCormick (crossing guard present) and up the Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park to Dempster Street. TURN AROUND at Dempster and head South in the Sculpture Park back to Oakton, then West to Subaru. If you're dog is tired or your feet are barkin', you can turn around at any point and head back to Subaru.

Parking is available at Evanston Subaru in Skokie (follow the parking signs).

REGISTRATION OPENS SOON

See the fun photos from past Strut for Strays

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May
7
1:30pm 1:30pm

Yoga with Cats for C.A.R.E.

Yoga with Cats for C.A.R.E.
Cat Adoption and Benefit
“Grab your lint brush”

Join us (and a bunch of cats) for an all level hatha flow class at the North Branch Yoga studio that will benefit Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.). Meet with representatives from the organization and discover some of the cool yoga-cats looking for a home and available from C.A.R.E.

Sunday, May 7
1:30-3:00pm (Class starts at 1:30, arrive early to grab your spot!)
Instructor (and junior level Cat Lady) Bri Maloney
Donations accepted at the door. Money we mean. Not cats please…

North Branch Yoga
8056 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL
847-906-3547

See photos from our previous Yoga with Cats events at North Branch Yoga

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Apr
24
to Apr 27

Village Inn Fundraiser - Pizza for Pets!

Monday, April 24 thru Thursday, April 27

Our friends at Village Inn Pizzeria Sports Bar and Grill are hosting a fundraiser for C.A.R.E.

Village Inn will kick off the fundraiser on Monday with celebrity guest bartender, Christian Stolte of Chicago Fire!

Chris will behind the bar Monday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. helping raise money for C.A.R.E.'s Strut for Strays walk-a-thon. Anyone mentioning "CARE Fundraiser" for dine-in, delivery or carryout between Monday and Thursday will have a portion of their bill donated to the cause.

Please mark your calendars for April 24 to April 27. Consider having lunch or dinner at Village Inn, or order carry out or delivery and mention the C.A.R.E. fundraiser when ordering. 10% of your pre-tax bill will go to C.A.R.E. (if the amount reaches over $2,000 then it will be increased to 15%!)

No flyer necessary, just mention C.A.R.E!

Village Inn Pizzeria and Sports Bar & Grill
8050 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL 60077
847-675-3737
http://villageinnpizzeria.com/

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Mar
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

Square Dance for C.AR.E.

Friday March 3, 2017
6-7 pm Student-Level Dance
7-9 pm Club 50/Plus Dance

Featuring Caller CHUCK WITT

The Book Market
2651 Navy Blvd. (The Glen)
Glenview, Illinois

Admission: $8/person
All proceeds will be donated to C.A.R.E.

C.A.R.E. Info Table
Raffle Baskets & Split-the-Pot
Special Appearance by C.A.R.E. Mascot Foster
Shop for Books between Tips

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Feb
12
1:30pm 1:30pm

Yoga with Cats for C.A.R.E.

Yoga with Cats for C.A.R.E.
Cat Adoption and Benefit
“Grab your lint brush”

Join us (and a bunch of cats) for an all level hatha flow class at the North Branch Yoga studio that will benefit Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.). Meet with representatives from the organization and discover some of the cool yoga-cats looking for a home and available from C.A.R.E.

Sunday, February 12
1:30-3:00pm (Class starts at 1:30, arrive early to grab your spot!)
Instructor (and junior level Cat Lady) Bri Maloney
Donations accepted at the door. Money we mean. Not cats please…

North Branch Yoga
8056 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL
847-906-3547

See photos from our previous Yoga with Cats events at North Branch Yoga

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Dec
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

Ten Thousand Villages Holiday Shopping Event

Join us for a very special shopping event at Ten Thousand Villages in Evanston on Thursday, December 8, from 6 pm to 9 pm. Shop, enjoy free refreshments and meet C.A.R.E. volunteers to find out about some of our pets for adoptions (our adoptables will not be present).

JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
C.A.R.E. VOLUNTEERS WILL GIFT WRAP YOUR PURCHASES.

Your purchase of fairly traded goods at Ten Thousand Villages always benefits artisans in developing countries, but during this event a percentage of sales will be donated to C.A.R.E. Choose from beautiful home decor and artwork, jewelry, scarves, children's items, fair trade coffee, tea, chocolate and so much more! Invite your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy!

Ten Thousand Villages
719 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
www.tenthousandvillages.com/evanston
847-733-8258

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Nov
26
11:00am11:00am

Holiday C.A.R.E. FAIRE 2016

Saturday, November 26
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Happy Howlidays and a Purry New Year! Come one, come all to the Holiday C.A.R.E. Faire. Bring your pup or kit to have their picture taken with Santa. Stock up on home-baked cookies and more in our famous Cookie Walk. Buy your holiday gifts from our Silent Auction, crafters and vendors or buy Raffle tickets.

C.A.R.E. is asking Faire attendees to bring pet food donations as suggested entry to the C.A.R.E. Faire. Dry dog and cat kibble (unopened bags), canned pet food and cat litter are especially needed. Pet food will be used for adoptable pets or to support C.A.R.E.'s Pet Food Corner at Irving Park Community Food Pantry.

Get all the details on our C.A.R.E. Faire Info page.

The C.A.R.E. Faire will be held at the Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge (at Greenwood). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Oct
30
1:30pm 1:30pm

Halloween Yoga for C.A.R.E.

Yoga for C.A.R.E.
Cat Adoption and Benefit
“Grab your lint brush”

Join North Branch Yoga as they welcome C.A.R.E. (and a bunch of cats) to Skokie with an all level hatha flow class with KITTIES!

Meet with representatives from from our organization and discover some of the cool yoga-cats looking for a home and available from C.A.R.E.

Sunday, October 30
1:30-3:00pm
North Branch Yoga
8056 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL
Instructor (and junior level Cat Lady) Bri Maloney
Donations accepted at the door. Money we mean ($15 suggested). Not cats please…

See photos from the last Cat Yoga Adoption Event at North Branch Yoga

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Oct
8
7:30am 7:30am

Evanston Farmer's Market Bake Sale

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 7:30 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M.

Come visit C.A.R.E. volunteers and friends at the Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market. We'll have lots and lots of delicious baked goods for sale.

Location: Intersection of University Place and Oak Ave. (behind Hilton Garden Inn, east of East Railroad Ave.)

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Sep
10
9:00am 9:00am

GIANT YARD SALE!

YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!

Giant Yard Sale - Benefiting C.A.R.E. (Community Animal Rescue Effort)

Saturday, September 10
9am to 3pm
1530 Seward, Evanston, IL - Corner of Seward and Florence

Featuring:

  •  Household Items
  •  Kitchen accessories
  •  Animal/pet-related products
  •  And much more!
  •  Good stuff - no junque!

Come and find that hidden treasure while benefiting C.A.R.E. !

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Jul
31
1:30pm 1:30pm

Yoga For C.A.R.E.

Yoga for C.A.R.E.
Cat Adoption and Benefit
“Grab your lint brush”

Join us (and a bunch of cats) for an all level hatha flow class at the North Branch Yoga studio that will benefit Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.). Meet with representatives from the organization and discover some of the cool yoga-cats looking for a home and available from C.A.R.E.

Sunday, July 31
1:30-3:00pm
Instructor (and junior level Cat Lady) Bri Maloney
Donations accepted at the door. Money we mean. Not cats please…

North Branch Yoga
8056 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL
847-906-3547
www.northbranchyoga.com

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Jul
16
11:00am11:00am

Subaru Dog Wash

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DOES YOUR DOG NEED A BATH? DON'T WANT TO DO IT YOURSELF?

We'll be at Evanston Subaru in Skokie, ready to wash your dog for FREE!

Saturday, July 16
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For every dog washed by C.A.R.E. volunteers, Evanston Subaru in Skokie will donate $10 to Community Animal Rescue Effort!

FREE WASH AND DRY
$10 Nail Trim

Save room for lunch! Evanston Subaru is also hosting a BBQ for the Troops – burgers, brats and hot dogs with all proceeds to benefit the USO of Illinois.

Evanston Subaru in Skokie
3340 Oakton
Skokie, IL

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May
14
9:00am 9:00am

Strut for Strays

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Join us for the 21st Annual Strut for Strays, hosted by Evanston Subaru in Skokie
Please note the new event location

On Saturday, May 14, dogs and their guardians will make their way to Evanston Subaru in Skokie for the Community Animal Rescue Effort’s annual Strut for Strays. Hundreds of paws and feet will hit the ground walking (or running) for the 2.5-mile event. Grand Marshal Christian Stolte (from NBC's Chicago Fire) will be on hand to get the Strut started.

Help us raise money to care for the many animals that C.A.R.E. finds homes for each year.

WHO IS INVITED
Fun-loving people, with or without a four-footed canine companion. Although cats and other pets are not allowed, you can run or walk in honor of a favorite animal friend.

WHERE IS THE WALK?
The walk starts at Evanston Subaru in Skokie (3340 Oakton St - West of McCormick Blvd). Look for the C.A.R.E. event signs.

The walking route starts at Evanston Subaru in Skokie and heads East across McCormick (crossing guard present) and up the Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park to Dempster Street. TURN AROUND at Dempster and head South in the Sculpture Park back to Oakton, then West to Subaru. If you're dog is tired or your feet are barkin', you can turn around at any point and head back to Subaru.

Parking is available at Evanston Subaru in Skokie (follow the parking signs).

GET ALL THE DETAILS AND REGISTER HERE.

 
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May
5
6:00pm 6:00pm

Cinco de Meow Shopping Event at Ten Thousand Villages

CELEBRATE CINCO DE MEOW THIS MAY 5!

Join us for a very special shopping event at Ten Thousand Villages in Evanston on Thursday, May 5 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Shop, enjoy free refreshments and meet C.A.R.E. Volunteers to find out about some of our pets for adoptions (our adoptables will not be present).

Your purchase of fairly traded goods at Ten Thousand Villages always benefits artisans in developing countries, but during this event a percentage of sales will be donated to C.A.R.E. Choose from beautiful home decor and artwork, jewelry, scarves, children's items, fair trade coffee, tea, chocolate and so much more! Invite your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy!

Download the flyer for all the details.

Ten Thousand Villages
719 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
www.tenthousandvillages.com/evanston
847-733-8258

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Mar
15
2:00pm 2:00pm

Bake425° Fundraiser

Eat delicious artisanal bake-at-home pizza for a great cause!

C.A.R.E. and Bake425° on Chicago Ave (at Dempster) are teaming up to raise some dough. On Tuesday, March 15, from 2pm - 8 pm order from Bake425° and they will donate 15% of all purchases associated with C.A.R.E. (including gift cards).

Stop in for artisanal bake-at-home Pizzas, gourmet Salads, unique small-batch Sodas and family-sized Cookies.

Mention “C.A.R.E.” when Ordering • Evanston (Chicago Ave.) Only

Gluten-Free Pizza available! (Taste tested by C.A.R.E. Volunteer Megan - she says it's the best Gluten Free crust she's had!)

Bake425°
1301 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL
847-425-1000
www.bake425.com

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Jan
21
to Jan 22

Village Inn Fundraiser

  • Villiage Inn Pizzeria Sports Bar and Grill (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Thursday, January 21, 11 a.m. to Friday, January 22 2 a.m.

Our friends at Village Inn Pizzeria Sports Bar and Grill and Arcade Brewery will be joining forces to host a fundraiser for C.A.R.E.

Arcade Brewery Beer Sampling will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, January 21st. Consider having lunch or dinner at Village Inn and mention the C.A.R.E. fundraiser when ordering. 20% of your pre-tax bill will go to C.A.R.E. This is good all day for dine-in, carryout, delivery and at the bar!

No flyer necessary, just mention C.A.R.E!

Village Inn Pizzeria and Sports Bar & Grill
8050 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL 60077
847-675-3737
http://villageinnpizzeria.com/

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Dec
12
11:00am11:00am

Subaru Share the Love Adoption and Food Drive Event

Join us on Saturday, December 12 for a Share the Love adoption event at Evanston Subaru in Skokie.

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We will also be accepting unopened pet food and supplies to support our adoption program and C.A.R.E.'s Pet Food Corner at Irving Park Community Food Pantry.

The fun happens from 11 am to 2 pm. Meet adoptable pets, speak to C.A.R.E. volunteers about becoming a foster home. Also find out about Project HERO and enjoy FREE Pizza and Hot Dogs!

Download the Event Flyer

Evanston Subaru in Skokie
3340 Oakton St
Skokie, IL
evanstonsubaru.com
 

 

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Dec
10
6:00pm 6:00pm

Ten Thousand Villages Holiday Shopping Event

Join us for a very special shopping event at Ten Thousand Villages in Evanston on Thursday, December 10, from 6 pm to 9 pm. Shop, enjoy free refreshments and meet C.A.R.E. volunteers to find out about some of our pets for adoptions (our adoptables will not be present).

JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
C.A.R.E. VOLUNTEERS WILL GIFT WRAP YOUR PURCHASES.

Your purchase of fairly traded goods at Ten Thousand Villages always benefits artisans in developing countries, but during this event a percentage of sales will be donated to C.A.R.E. Choose from beautiful home decor and artwork, jewelry, scarves, children's items, fair trade coffee, tea, chocolate and so much more! Invite your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy!

Download the flyer for all the details.

Ten Thousand Villages
719 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
www.tenthousandvillages.com/evanston
847-733-8258

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Nov
28
11:00am11:00am

Holiday C.A.R.E. Faire

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Saturday, November 28
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Happy Howlidays and a Purry New Year! Come one, come all to the Holiday C.A.R.E. Faire. Bring your pup or kit to have their picture taken with Santa. Stock up on home-baked cookies and more in our famous Cookie Walk. Buy your holiday gifts from our Silent Auction, crafters and vendors or buy Raffle tickets.

C.A.R.E. is asking Faire attendees to bring pet food donations as suggested entry to the C.A.R.E. Faire. Dry dog and cat kibble (unopened bags), canned pet food and cat litter are especially needed. Pet food will be used for adoptable pets or to support C.A.R.E.'s Pet Food Corner at Irving Park Community Food Pantry.

Get all the details on our C.A.R.E. Faire Info page.

The C.A.R.E. Faire will be held at the Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge (at Greenwood). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Nov
21
to Nov 23

Fannie May Holiday Fundraiser

  • Fannie May Plaza Del Lago (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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JUST IN TIME FOR HOLIDAY GIFT GIVING!

Fannie May Chocolates at Plaza Del Lago in Wilmette is supporting C.A.R.E. by hosting a special shopping event. Bring in the flyer on Saturday, November 21 through Monday, November 23 from 1 pm to 5 pm and C.A.R.E. will receive 20% of your total purchase.

Download the Flyer

This flyer must accompany purchase in order for C.A.R.E. to receive credit. Donation benefit available at this Fannie May location only.

Saturday, November 21 - Monday, November 23
1 pm to 5 pm

Fannie May Chocolates
Plaza Del Lago Shopping Center
1515 Sheridan Road
Wilmette, IL 60091
847-251-3642

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Sep
16
10:00am10:00am

Dengeos Fundraiser

Our friends at Dengeos in Skokie will be holding a fundraiser for C.A.R.E. on Wednesday, September 16. Print this flyer and present it with your order any time on the 15th and Dengeos will donate 20% of your bill to C.A.R.E.™

Established in 1972, Dengeos offers a wide variety of high quality Greek and American specialties such as Gyros, ribs, Greek and BBQ Chicken, burgers and the famous Dengeos salads. (C.A.R.E. Volunteer Karey says they have great hummus, too!)

DOWNLOAD THE FLYER

Dengeos
3301 Main Street (at McCormick)
Skokie, IL 60076

847-677-7911
www.dengeos.com

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Sep
12
9:00am 9:00am

Giant Yard Sale to Benefit C.A.R.E.

  • 1530 Seward St Evanston, IL, 60202 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come One! Come All!
Giant Yard Sale - Benefiting C.A.R.E. (Community Animal Rescue Effort)

UPDATE: RAIN DELAY!
We hope to start the yard sale when the rain lets up mid-day, from 12-5 instead of 9-3.
Please stop in this afternoon. Thank you.

1530 Seward - Corner of Seward and Florence
Saturday, September 12

Featuring:

  •  Household Items
  •  Kitchen accessories
  •  Books
  •  Animal/pet-related products
  •  And much more!
  •  Good stuff - no junque!

Come and find that hidden treasure while benefiting C.A.R.E. ! Download the flyer with all the info.

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Sep
11
to Sep 13

Fannie May Fundraiser

Fannie May Chocolates at Plaza Del Lago in Wilmette is supporting C.A.R.E. by hosting a special shopping event. Bring in the flyer on Friday September 11 through Sunday September 13 from 1 pm to 5 pm and C.A.R.E. will receive 20% of your total purchase.

Download the Flyer

This flyer must accompany purchase in order for C.A.R.E. to receive credit. Donation benefit available at this Fannie May location only.

Friday September 11 - Sunday September 13
1 pm to 5 pm

Fannie May Chocolates
Plaza Del Lago Shopping Center
1515 Sheridan Road
Wilmette, IL 60091
847-251-3642

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Aug
19
to Aug 31

Bentley's & Fromm's Fundraiser

  • Bentley's Corner Barkery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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For the month of August, Bentley's Corner Barkery in Glenview (next to Mariano's at Golf & Waukegan) has paired up with Fromm Pet Food to donate 6% of Fromm store sales to C.A.R.E.

If you happen to be in the area, please stop by Bentley's and buy some Fromm food to help out C.A.R.E. kitties and pups!

Bentley's Corner Barkery
69 Waukegan Rd (at Golf - near Mariano's)
Glenview, IL
847-729-7297
getbentleys.com

 

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Aug
9
6:00pm 6:00pm

Square Dance for the Animals

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Join us for a fun-filled twirl of a time to help animals in need! No dancing experience necessary!

Suggested $8 donation benefits C.A.R.E.
6-7 p.m. Intro to Square Dance - No experience needed, no partner needed, no fancy clothes required.
7-9 p.m. High/Low Dance - Mainstream & Plus Levels of Square Dancing

Featuring Callers Bobby Poyner of Joliet, IL and Ken Burke of Niles, MI.

Hosted by Glenview Squares Dance Club

Download the flyer for all the info!

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Jul
22
11:00am11:00am

Lou Malnati's Fundraiser

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Deep dish or thin crust? Treat yourself to pizza and support C.A.R.E.™ at the same time! Lou Malnati's in Wilmette, Evanston and Lincolnwood will be holding a fundraiser for C.A.R.E. on Wednesday July 22. Print this flyer and present it with your order any time on 7/22 and Lou Malnati's will donate 20% of your bill to C.A.R.E. See the flyer for details.

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Evanston
www.loumalnatis.com
1850 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-5400
11am-10pm

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Wilmette (Carry Out & Delivery Only)
www.loumalnatis.com
3223 Lake Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091
847-256-5780
4pm-10pm

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Lincolnwood
www.loumalnatis.com
6649 North Lincoln Avenue
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
847-673-0800
11am-11pm

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