Dr. Willie Wilson’s Free Gas Giveaway at Ten Participating Chicago Locations on Saturday, July 9

July 8, 2022

The Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) and the Chicago Police Department (CPD) have coordinated with Dr. Willie Wilson and his staff to provide City and department resources to mitigate traffic conditions and ensure public safety during the gas giveaway on Saturday, July 9. The promotion is for a full tank of regular gas and participating stations will have an allotted $13K to go towards the giveaway.

The public is urged to seek alternate routes in the area around participating locations. OEMC will be monitoring from the Operations Center to maintain public safety and provide awareness to city agencies.

WHAT: Dr. Willie Wilson Gas Giveaway Procedures

WHEN: Saturday, July 9 – Gas Giveaway
7 a.m. – Various Locations

• There will be one entry and exit point at each station with volunteers along with a site leader providing direction. Instructions for lining up will be provided at each site.
• Vehicles will be allowed to line-up at 7 a.m. Note: motorists will not be allowed to line-up in advance.
• Numbered tickets will be provided to each vehicle to designate their position in line
• Each station can expect up to 200 cars per location. Estimated time is 3-4 hours. Note: this could differ per station.
• CPD will assist at each location within the district it’s located to ensure public safety and the free flow of traffic.
• No gas cans or other containers allowed.

Super Save: 48 E Garfield Blvd.
Stage SB on Michigan, WB onto 55th, Enter from 55th, Exit NB on Wabash

Mobil: 850 E. 63rd Street
Stage WB on 63rd St., enter on 63rd St., exit WB 63rd St

Super Save: 11100 S State Street
Stage SB on State Street, Enter on State Street, Exit SB on State Street

Citgo: 2801 W. 59th St.
Stage EB on 59th St., enter on 59th St., exit SB California

Citgo: 3820 S. Archer Ave
Stage SB on Archer, enter on Archer, exit SB Archer

BP: 101 N. Western Ave.
Stage NB on Western, enter on Western, exit WB Washington

Citgo: 1745 W. Foster Ave.
Stage NB on Ravenswood, enter on Ravenswood, exit EB on Foster

Gulf: 9901 S Halsted St.
Stage NB on Halsted, enter on Halsted, exit EB 99th St.

Amoco: 7201 N. Clark St.
Stage WB on Touhy, enter on Touhy, exit on NB Clark St.

**BP: 5701 W. Fullerton Ave. (UPDATED)
Stage: WB on Fullerton, enter on Fullerton, exit NB Lavergne

For additional information on emergency preparedness information, visit the OEMC website at Chicago.gov/OEMC. Follow the Office of Emergency Management and Communications on Facebook (@coemc), Twitter (@ChicagoOEMC) and Instagram (chicago_oemc_911).

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