Donations, volunteers needed at Hosanna!

By on July 30, 2009

ST. CHARLES—Hosanna! Lutheran Church will host its annual School Supply and Clothing Giveaway on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 14 and 15. Other area churches participating include Bethlehem Lutheran, St. Mark’s Lutheran and St. John Neumann Catholic.

Volunteers are needed for set-up at 12 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9; clothing sorting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday through Friday, Aug. 10-14 and again from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 10-12. Volunteers are also needed to help pack at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11, and to help at the Giveaway from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14 and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 15. Especially needed at the giveaway are bi-lingual speakers (Spanish/English) to help with communications.

Donations accepted include new and gently-used backpacks, coats and jackets for any age, clothing in sizes infant through high school, pencils, glue sticks, eight-count classic color washable markers, 24 count crayons, blunt and pointed scissors and wide-ruled and college-ruled filler paper. Cash donations are also gladly accepted. All donations can be dropped off at Hosanna! and the other participating Churches Aug. 9-13.

For more information call (630) 584-6434, or e-mail