Back 2 School Drive

Of the 1,200+ clients HOW serves, over 600 of them are children.  As we approach the start of the school year, HOW is working to ensure our students are prepared and ready to return to in-person learning. 

HOW families often struggle to purchase the items on students' school supply lists leaving some of our little learners anxious. You can help keep the magic of the first day of school intact by equipping HOW's students with the tools and supplies they need.  By donating in this year's Back 2 Learning Drive you will prepare HOW students for the school year ahead, enabling them to succeed in their learning journeys.

July 19 -

August 20

Donate through Amazon

Help HOW students succeed by donating through our Amazon wish list, and providing the essentials needed to get learning started off on the right foot.  

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Drop off your Donation

Want to experience the joy of shopping for school supplies once again? You can go on a special shopping spree and drop off your items (listed below) directly to HOW. Please let us know in advance of when you are planning to come before arriving at the office. 

Needed items: 

  • backpacks 

  • notebooks 

  • pens/pencils 

  • calculators 

  • folders 

  • binders 

  • earbuds


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Chicago, IL 60626

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Write and encouraging message for a HOW student to inspire and excite them about the coming school year.


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