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Posted on: July 10, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Back 2 School Supply Drive

Back 2 School Supply Drive

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 10, 2012


Now through 8/3/12, the Village of Westmont is collecting new school supplies for children in need. This is a partnership with DuPage Credit Union to benefit The Walter & Connie Payton Foundation”s Back-to-School Supply Drive. Drop off locations are: Westmont Village Hall – 31 W. Quincy St., Westmont Police Department – 500 N. Cass Ave., and Westmont Fire Department – 6015 S. Cass Ave.

For suggested school supply items, click on attached list.
“One act of kindness…can offer a child a completely different outcome in life.” –Walter Payton

For further information, please contact Cathy Casey or Patti Mielcarski in Human Resources at 630-981-6218 or 630-981-6216, or or

School Supply Donation:
Backpacks (solid colors preferred as they are great for both boys and girls)
Box of crayons
Pair of scissors
Glue sticks
3-ring 1" binder
Pack of paper
Pack of pencils
Pack of pens
Post-it notes
Pack of colored pencils
Pack of markers

The items below are also welcomed!
Paint sets
Index cards
Scotch tape
Hand sanitizer
Bar soap

Monetary Donations:
To make a monetary donation, visit the official website of the Walter and Connie Payton Foundation at

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