Will County Back to School Fair (2015) Seeks Volunteers and Donations!
The Catholic Charities Back to School Fair in Will County will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 11:00am to 6:00 pm, at the University of St. Francis at 500 Wilcox Street in Joliet. The Fair provides free essential health and human services to low-income families living in Will County, as well as free school supplies.
We are in need of:
- – Spiral notebooks
- – Crayons (24 ct)
- – Glue sticks
- – Washable markers (8)
- – Pencil case
- – Wide ruled 200 count paper
- – 12″ plastic ruler
- – #2 pencils (12)
- – Pink erasers
- – 5″ blunt end scissors
- – New plain color backpacks (suitable for K-12th graders and interchangeable for boys or girls)
- – Monetary donations to assist us in purchasing specific and identical school supplies to place in backpacks provided at the Fair. No donation is too big or too small.
- – New or gently used books appropriate for students in pre-school through 12th grade. Please separate the book donations for:
- Pre-school – kindergarten
- 1st – 5th grade
- 6th – 8th grade
- 9th – 12th grade
We will collect the above items on Tuesday, 7/7/15, from 9am-3pm, at our Catholic Charities Giving Tree donation center located at 3016 S. State Street in Lockport.
Questions about donations? Email Marianne Melcher
Questions about volunteering? Email Stephanie Ambrose
or call 815-774-4663.
Thank you in advance for your support!