Wheaton Park District collecting donations for Bridge Communities

Daily Herald report
Updated 3/9/2022 4:21 PM

The Wheaton Park District has launched a donation drive for a nonprofit that supports homeless families in DuPage County.

The park district is collecting toiletries and household items on behalf of Bridge Communities, a Glen Ellyn-based organization that provides transitional housing, mentoring, employment counseling and other services.


Donations are being accepted through April 7 in boxes at the following park district locations: the Parks Service Center, 1000 Manchester Drive; Arrowhead Golf Club, 26W151 Butterfield Road; Community Center, 1777 S. Blanchard St.; Mary Lubko Center, 208 W. Union Ave.; Cosley Zoo, 1356 N. Gary Ave.; and the Central Athletic Complex, 500 S. Naperville Road.

Suggested donation items include: laundry and dishwasher detergent, bathroom and glass cleaner, cleaning sponges, zip-lock bags, plastic wrap, aluminum foil, paper towels, light bulbs, toilet paper, sunscreen, band-aids, antibiotic cream, hand and body lotion, baby wet wipes, sanitary pads, deodorant, and razors.

For more information about Bridge Communities, visit bridgecommunities.org.

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