October 15, 2020
Our Back 2 School Illinois initiative is going virtual this year! Because we aren’t able to gather in person to assemble school-supply kits as in past years, we are supporting Back 2 School with a virtual fundraiser running from October 15 to November 19, 2020.
In 2019, Back 2 School provided over one million school supplies to nearly 34,000 underprivileged children in Illinois through distribution to government agencies, community organizations, and schools. The COVID pandemic has made the need for school supplies even more urgent, with children attending school remotely and many families struggling with unemployment.
Fitch Even is proud to support Back 2 School Illinois in their efforts.We welcome you to join us by accessing Fitch Even’s fundraising page here.
We invite you to also consider participating in Back 2 School’s Notes of Inspiration Program. This involves writing notes of encouragement that will go into the Back 2 School kits, letting the kids know we are cheering them on! To volunteer, simply go to the program website page here and follow the instructions.
Back 2 School Illinois is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to create and support educational opportunities that enrich the lives of Illinois children. In addition to its Back 2 School program, the organization offers other programs to fulfill their mission, including a college scholarship program.
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