The Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County will be providing free school supplies for all children who are associated with a Military Veteran (child of a Veteran, niece/nephew of a Veteran, cousin of a Veteran, brother/sister of a Veteran, family friend of a Veteran etc.) and will be attending grades K-12 this school year.
WHERE IS THE EVENT:
The event will be held at the:
V.A.C. of Cook County (Juvenile Detention Center)
1100 S. Hamilton Ave. C-011 Lower Level
Chicago, Illinois 60612
WHEN IS THE EVENT:
The event will be hosted on the following dates:
Monday, August 27, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 30, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday, August 31, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
*You may register and attend one time during the week-long event.
*You can arrive anytime between the hours of 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with your ticket(s) on the date you registered for only.
WHAT TO BRING:
*You must bring Your Children’s School Supply List(s)
*Your Registration Ticket(s) for entry
*Back Pack(s), Bag(s), or Box(es) to carry the supplies home.
Unfortunately, the V.A.C. will not have bags or boxes to issue on the days of the event.
HOW TO REGISTER:
*Please make sure to register 1 TICKET for each Adult/child that will attend on the chosen date of the event.
1 Adult plans on attending on Monday, August 27th and will request school supplies for 3 children that WILL attend with the 1 adult; this adult will then register for 4 TICKETS in total under the registration tab for Monday, August 27th.
1 Adult plans on attending on Wednesday, August 29th and will request school supplies for 2 children that WILL NOT attend; this adult will then register for 1 TICKET in total under the registration tab for Wednesday, August 29th.
2 Adults plan on attending on Friday, August 31st and will request school supplies for 4 children but only 1 child WILL attend with the 2 adults; these adults will then register for 3 TICKETS in total under the registration tab for Friday, August 31st.
*Please note: The children are not required to attend this event but, we encourage you to bring your children with you to pick out their supplies 😉
QUESTIONS/ INQUIRIES/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
If you have any questions regarding the event, or, you would like to volunteer to assist with the event please contact:
Elizabeth D. Soto