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Chicago millionaire Willie Wilson expanding gas giveaway to $1M next week

CHICAGO — Willie Wilson is expanding his gas giveaway to $1 million next week, after his first giveaway triggered site visitors delays due to a mass quantity of vehicles attempting to get free gas.

On Thursday, Wilson gave away $200,000 in gas at 10 completely different gas stations all through town. The giveaway began at 7 a.m., however vehicles lined up hours earlier for an opportunity to get $50 in free gas. The giveaway continued till the money was exhausted — which took about three hours.

Some automobiles began lining up round 2 a.m. at some places, finally inflicting gridlock throughout the morning commute.

Wilson on the time stated he wished he had provided extra money to assist much more folks. The next day, he introduced that he could be doing the giveaway for a second time — this time growing his donation.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – MARCH 17: Motorists line up to obtain free gas at a station within the Humboldt Park neighborhood on March 17, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. Businessman and philanthropist Willie Wilson gave away $200,000 price of gas which was distributed to residents at 10 gas stations within the metropolis. Motorists had been allowed to refill their tanks with up to $50 in gas at every station. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

On Thursday, March 24 starting at 7 a.m., Chicagoans and suburban residents could have the possibility to get free gas at virtually 50 gas stations all through the realm. The identical guidelines apply — $50 per particular person till the money runs out.

“The need among the community is so great,” Wilson stated in a launch. “Soaring gas prices have caused a hardship for too many of our citizens.”

Here’s the place to get free gas on March 24:

  1. Super Save
    48 E Garfield Blvd, Chicago, IL
  2. Citgo
    9155 S Stony Island, Chicago, IL
  3. Marathon
    1839 E ninety fifth Street, Chicago, IL
  4. Citgo
    1345 N Pulaski, Chicago, IL
  5. Mobil
    2800 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL
  6. Super Save
    9811 S Halsted, Chicago, IL
  7. BP
    4359 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL
  8. Marathon
    340 S. Sacramento Blvd, Chicago, IL
  9. Falcon
    43 North Homan, Chicago, IL
  10. Mobil
    1950 Green Bay Rd, Evanston, IL
  11. Super Save
    101 W Madison, Maywood, IL
  12. Super Save
    11100 S State Street, Chicago, IL
  13. Falcon
    18280 S Pulaski, Country Club Hills, IL
  14. Citgo
    6700 S Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL
  15. BP
    7600 South Chicago, Chicago, IL
  16. Falcon
    8702 S Roberts Rd, Hickory Hills, IL
  17. Citgo
    13801 S Halsted, Riverdale, IL
  18. Exxon Mobil
    1421 E Sibley Blvd, Dolton, IL
  19. BP
    15857 S Halsted, Harvey, IL
  20. BP
    11201 W Cermak Rd, Westchester, IL
  21. BP
    3101 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
  22. Phillips
    9340 Irving Park Rd, Schiller Park, IL
  23. BP
    5201 W Cermak Rd, Cicero, IL
  24. BP
    3955 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL
  25. BP
    4244 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL
  26. Amoco
    1700 N Mannheim Stone Park, IL
  27. Mobile
    1101 N LaGrange Park, IL
  28. Shell
    2477 S Archer Chicago, IL
  29. BP
    3047 S Halsted Chicago, IL
  30. Citgo
    501 W thirty first Chicago, IL
  31. Mobile
    9401 W Higgins Rosemont, IL
  32. Citgo
    15221 S Halsted Phoenix, IL
  33. BP
    5548 W 159th Oak Forest IL
  34. Citgo
    11901 S Marshfield Calumet Park, IL
  35. Shell
    11725 S Pulaski Alsip IL
  36. Amoco
    4401 W Roosevelt Rd Chicago IL
  37. BP
    342 E thirty fifth St. Chicago IL
  38. Shell
    6434 W Archer Chicago IL
  39. Shell
    2474 Thatcher River Grove IL
  40. BP
    4401 W fifty fifth Chicago IL
  41. BP
    seventeenth and Bataan Broadview IL
  42. Thornton’s
    147th & Dixie, Dixmoor IL
  43. Thornton’s
    1125 twenty fifth Ave Bellwood IL
  44. Shell
    385 Sauk Trail Park Forest
  45. Shell
    4555 N Nagle Harwood Heights IL
  46. Clark
    1201 w 87th Chicago IL

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