Woodland Elementary Schools participate in Shop with an Educator program
Gages Lake--To support Woodland Community Consolidated School District 50's Holiday Food Drive, staff members of Woodland Elementary East and Elementary West will be available to assist children with selecting a donation for needy families in early December at Target, 6601 Grand Avenue, Gurnee.
Woodland Elementary East staff will be available to assist children from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on December 4 while Woodland Elementary West staff will be available to assist children from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on December 5.
"We look forward to having another great turnout this year," said Elementary East Principal Dr. Kenneth Hyllberg. "Target has been so supportive of our efforts to help our families that are in need. We are grateful for the generosity of Target as well as our students' families."
Donations will be accepted for Woodland's Holiday Food Drive through December 13. To ensure a variety of items are donated to our families in need, here are some suggestions: The district respectfully requests to please check expiration dates for donations.
Canned Meals/Meat: spaghetti and meatballs, SpaghettiO®s, baked beans, chili, ravioli, tuna fish, chicken, Manwich®
Paper Products: napkins, facial tissue, paper towels, toilet paper, Handi-wipes®
Boxed Food: Hamburger Helper®, Pasta Roni®/noodles, potatoes, stuffing, rice, macaroni and cheese
Storage Supplies: aluminum foil, plastic wrap, Ziploc® bags
Snacks: crackers, pudding, fruit snacks, Animal Crackers®, Goldfish®, pretzels, fruit cup
Breakfast Foods: cereal, oatmeal, pancake mix and syrup, granola bars, Nutri-grain®bars, cereal bars, Special K® bars
Cleaning Supplies: window cleaner, multi-purpose cleaners (409®, Mr. Clean®, Fantastic®), dish soap, laundry detergent
Condiments/Etc: ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, peanut butter, cooking spray, salt/pepper dispensers
The district is also collecting new or gently used books. Parents may send their donations to school with their child or drop them off at the Woodland Educational Support Center, 1105 N. Hunt Club Road, Gurnee, (847) 596-5600.
If you have any questions, would like to volunteer or know of a needy district family who may benefit from receiving a holiday food basket, please contact Dawn Luebke, Elementary East Math Specialist at email@example.com. Thank you for your generosity during this season of giving.
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Jennifer Tempest Bova
Public Information Specialist
Woodland Community Consolidated School District 50
1105 N. Hunt Club Road
Gurnee, Illinois 60031
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