Mount Prospect launches annual School Supply Drive

Daily Herald report
Updated 7/6/2022 4:50 PM

Mount Prospect's Human Services Department is launching its annual School Supply Drive.

This year, families will receive a backpack with a gift card to be used to purchase school supplies. Families eligible to participate in the program regularly use the village's food pantry or have experienced a recent significant financial hardship.


Residents can donate a new or gently used backpacks to the below locations or make a monetary donation via PayPal at Human services staff will purchase gift cards for each child participating in the program.

Location of backpack donation bins: village hall, 50 S. Emerson St.; the library, 10 S. Emerson St.; and the police department, 911 E. Kensington Road.

For more information, call the Mount Prospect Community Connections Center at (847) 506-4930.

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