Nov 152013

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you to our amazing fans for helping us raise donations for A Silver Lining Foundation again this year with our October Pink Tin Promotion! We raised $15,000 this year, and we couldn’t have done it without you!

This is our third year partnering with Dr. Sandy Goldberg and her organization, whose mission is to ensure dignified, respectful and equal access to quality cancer education and services for all. A Silver Lining Foundation’s Buy Mom A Mammogram program is designed to help underinsured women receive no or low cost mammograms, which is critical for early detection and breast cancer treatment.

“311 lives have been eased and saved as a result of this program over three years,” says ASLF founder and breast cancer survivor Dr. Sandy Goldberg.   “Studies show that when one person is diagnosed with cancer, an average of 50 people are also personally impacted as a result.  These important funds reverberate throughout the community as we work together to save one life at a time.”

Here is our team with Dr. Sandy celebrating another successful year!


Aug 192013

87th Street Mural

Garrett Popcorn Shops®, in partnership with After School Matters and The Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Co., will host a Community Mural Unveiling at the Garrett Shop in Chatham, 737 E. 87th Street, on Monday, August 19.

Garrett will offer complimentary treat size bags of The Chicago Mix from noon – 2 p.m. on August 19* in celebration of “Sharing Handcrafted Happiness”, a mosaic and spray can art mural by Chicago artist Rahmaan “Statik” Barnes completed in partnership with After School Matters students from Kenwood Academy and Simeon Career Academy High Schools. The mural will be unveiled at 2 p.m.

“When we first opened our Shop at 87th Street, the Chatham community embraced us with open arms. We are thrilled to continue to support the growth of the neighborhood and the growth of these talented and ambitious students,” says Megan Chody, Director of Community Outreach for Garrett Popcorn Shops®.

*Celebration offer available at our 87th Street Shop only.