Summer 2017: Donation Drives
Throughout the summer, companies and local organizations around Lake County hosted donation drives collecting items such as, school supplies, furniture, clothing and much more. United Way of Lake County was able to find a home for these donated items with local schools and community organizations to help children and families in need of these items. #VolunteersInAction
Pfizer held a professional clothing drive and donated the pieces to College of Lake County. Donated clothing will be given to students that attend workshops in which they will learn how to be a professional in the workforce as well as how to conduct themselves in interviews.
Medline Industries, Inc.
The Nike Factory Store at Gurnee Mills Outlet Mall donated twice during the summer with various items that will be distributed to students in need across the county.
Marytown – The National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe
From bookshelves to canopy tents, Marytown Shrine in Libertyville donated supplies to United Way of Lake County’s Better Together program at Greenbay Elementary School in North Chicago and other local organizations in Lake County! A shout out to MP Services for providing a truck for transportation..
Aptar Group Inc.
Aptar Group Inc. donated school supplies to John Clark Elementary School in Waukegan. A motivated and fun group of employees took time out of their day to drive to Clark Elementary to drop off school supplies. While they were there, the students excitedly shared their academic goals with them.
MEDLINE and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Assistant Principals, Ms. Sheri Rosen & Ms. Holly Kaprosy graciously accepted school supplies that were donated by MEDLINE & Catholic Charities. They were thrilled to see a variety of backpacks and school supplies that the students at West Elementary School in Zion will be able to use immediately.
Protective Asset Protection
Protective Asset Protection located in Bannockburn, Illinois for donating school supplies to Carman-Buckner Elementary School in Waukegan!