• APRIL 15 - APRIL 30
  • LIFE Community Center, SIU Student Center, Science Center, Carbondale Public Library, Carbondale
  • April 15, 2019 to
    April 30, 2019
  • Category: Charity & Outreach

Event Details

  • April 15, 2019 to
    April 30, 2019
  • 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
  • Free

Venue

  • LIFE Community Center, SIU Student Center, Science Center, Carbondale Public Library
  • Carbondale, IL 62901

Event Description

The Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), a group of parents representing the Carbondale High School; Carbondale Middle School; Unity Point School; Giant City School; De Soto School; Thomas School; and Parrish School, is holding a drive to benefit students pre-K through high-school who do not have access to school supplies, food, clothing, hygiene products, and books and toys over the summer when school is not in session. The PTSA has placed labeled collection bins at the LIFE Community Center, the SIU Student Center (under the north escalator across from the parking satellite facility), the Science Center, and the Carbondale Public Library, as well as some local churches, to collect the items below from Monday, April 15th, through Tuesday, April 30th: School Supplies - new or gently used Non-Perishable Foods & Snacks Clothing & Shoes - Sizes Pre-K through high school (sweat pants and sweatshirts for the latter age group) Hygiene Products - deodorant, toothpaste, feminine products, soap, shampoo (new only) Small Toys/Books & Gift cards Donations collected will be distributed to local schools (CCHS; Carbondale Middle School; Unity Point School; Giant City School; De Soto; Lewis School; Thomas School; and Parrish School) for students in need in May 2019.

Event presented by:

  • ACCESS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA)