Charity Fills Backpacks With Supplies For CPS Students In NeedA local charity is helping to ease the hardships some kids face as they prepare to head back to school.
Back To School Events For Chicago KidsBusinesses and barbers donated everything from haircuts to shoes to health screenings and free groceries.
A Circle Swap Gives Free School Supplies For Chicago Teachers"It's great to be able to come through and look at all this stuff and pick and choose."
Jennifer Hudson Hosts Back-To-School Giveaway In Honor Of Slain NephewOscar and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson is back home in Chicago today for “Hatch Day,” her annual back-to-school giveaway honoring her slain nephew.
Back 2 School Illinois Supplies Students With Important ToolsThe mission of Back 2 School Illinois is to provide those supplies to students in need.
Chicago-Based Back 2 School Launches Holiday DriveChicago-based Back 2 School Illinois is launching its first every holiday drive.
Illinois Teachers Can Now Claim Personally-Bought Supplies On Income Tax ReturnsStarting this year, teachers in Illinois can get state tax credit for the school supplies they buy with their own money and bring in to the classroom.
West Suburban Volunteers Getting School Supplies To Harvey VictimsHowser, the city of Aurora and District 204 Schools collected 120,000 supplies which volunteers organized into kits. They'll go on city trucks and sent to Houston.
Chicago Singer Back Home To Hand Out Free School Supplies On "Hatch Day"Hundreds of students lined up Monday at the Salvation Army Kroc Center to get free school supplies, backpacks and health checkups as part of the annual Hatch Day in honor of Jennifer Hudson's nephew Julian.
Swap Circle For Chicago Area Teachers To Provide Surplus School SuppliesInstead of having to dip into their own wallets, teachers can stock up on donated school supplies thanks to a new non-profit.
Charity Giving Out School Supply Kits For Needy StudentsBack 2 School Illinois was distributing nearly 14,000 of its signature school supply kits Wednesday morning at Broadway Armory Park.