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Volunteers Needed for Joliet Back to School Fair!

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Catholic Charities Annual Back to School Fair for low-income families will be held on Thursday, August 4th at the University of St. Francis in Joliet. Last year, more than 4,500 people attended. Children received immunizations, dental cleanings, school physicals, school supplies, haircuts, access to many local resources and more!

It is the generous support of our volunteers that makes the day a great success. Volunteers are needed for the following activities:

School Supply Packing Days:
Thursday, 7/28; Friday, 7/29 and Saturday, 7/30 (if needed)
Where: Second Baptist Church: 158 S. Joliet St., Joliet
When: 9a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Minimum Age: 12 years (with adult supervision)

Back To School Fair: Thursday, 8/4
Where: University of St. Francis: 500 Wilcox St., Joliet
When: 11a.m. – 7p.m. (11a.m. – 3p.m. or 3p.m. -7 p.m. shifts)
Minimum Age: 16 years

*Translators, hair dressers, nurses and physicians also needed*

If interested, please email Marianne Holzhauer, Volunteer Coordinator:

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