Supplies for students in need…Oak Park Township is collecting school supplies to help students in need be prepared for the 2021–2022 school year. New supplies may be placed in a donation box from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 6 at the Township Office, 105 S. Oak Park Ave. or shipped directly if purchased through the Amazon wish list www.oak-park.us/supplies. Needed supplies include new paper, notebooks, pens, pencils, crayons, markers and folders. For more information on the back-to-school supply drive, call 708.445.2727 or email email@example.com.
Memory café…Individuals living with memory loss and their caregivers have a safe online space to connect, and enjoy recreational and educational opportunities at The Memory Café. Online gatherings are set for 2 p.m., Tuesdays, July 20 and Aug. 17. Call 708.383.8060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register. Volunteer opportunities are also available.
News for seniors…Information, activity descriptions and event announcements targeted to older adults are available in the Township’s quarterly News & Views newsletter. To sign up to receive a printed copy in the mail or an electronic copy via email, call 708.383.8060 or email email@example.com.
Caregiver support…Those caring for individuals age 60 and older or with disabilities can find help via a Caregiver Support Group. The group meets online from 10 a.m. to noon twice each month on the second and fourth Friday. Call 708.383.8060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Youth scholarships…Financial scholarships are available for local youth in low-income families. Funds may be used towards registration and participation fees in local activities and programs. For more information, including guidelines and qualifying programs, call 708.445.2727 or visit oakparktownship.org/youth-services.