Back-To-School Supply Drive
Donate a new school supply to benefit local children in need and receive a free general admission ticket to Brookfield Zoo. (Adults $21.95).
- School supplies will be donated to SOS Children’s Villages Illinois.
- Items must be NEW and at least a $5 value. Please bring in your receipt.
- One ticket per item donated, up to 3 tickets per person.
- Take a look at suggested donation items here.
More about SOS Children’s Villages Illinois
SOS Children’s Villages Illinois, founded over 25 years ago, is a 501(c)3 child welfare agency that provides a stable home in a supportive, community environment designed to help children in need grow into caring, productive, and self-reliant adults. The SOS Children’s Villages model differs from traditional foster care in emphasizing the following four components: 1) Children live together with their siblings, 2) Children receive care and support from a full-time, professionally trained Foster Parent, 3) Children grow up in a private, single-family home, 4) Children are supported by the Village, designed as an intentional community of care.
SOS Children’s Villages Illinois celebrates a 100% high school graduation rate, compared to a national average of 50% for children in foster care. In November 2015, Chicago Magazine named SOS Children’s Villages Illinois one of the “Best Charities in Chicago.”
More About Brookfield Zoo
Since it first opened in 1934, Brookfield Zoo has helped generations of families from around the world discover their love for animals.Today, the 216-acre nature park is home to more than 5,000 animals and showcases hands-on exhibits, family-friendly activities, and extensive conservation programs. Brookfield Zoo is open every day of the year! Learn More
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