Backpacks for Bookworms

Backpacks for Bookworms -
The 2024 official drop off/ collection date begins June 1 and runs thru July 15!

Backpacks for Bookworms is a third party event hosted by Parent Petroleum, a Mission Partner of CASA Kane County. This event benefits the children  served by CASA, who have been placed in the foster care system due to abuse and/or neglect. Children in foster care frequently enter a new school year with a different perspective than other children and do not have new backpacks and school supplies.

When they are moved between families and foster homes these children could have to change schools multiple times a year. Not returning to school with new items as the rest of their peers can make them feel shameful, confused, and embarrassed – yet another reminder of how little they have.

How You Can Help

The following list shows the school supplies that can be provided to a youth. Purchase or donate any amount to help supply the following incidentals to a youth in need:

Backpacks for Bookworms Giving Needs (400 × 200 px) (900 × 200 px)

Backpacks for Bookworms Drop Off Locations Listed Below: 

PRIDE of Geneva – 1166 E. State St., Geneva, IL 60134

PRIDE of St. Charles – 1505 Lincoln Hwy, St. Charles, IL 60174

PRIDE of Batavia – 200 North Randall Rd, Batavia, IL 60510

PRIDE of West Chicago – 1905 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL 60185

PRIDE of Aurora – 1395 Butterfield Rd, Aurora, IL 60502

Give Today!

You can also make a monetary donation below right now!