Community Connect is where we hook you up and help you out with resources you can use… this week, it’s free gas and school supplies!
Willie Wilson is at it again this morning… the mayoral candidate, businessman & philanthropist gave away free groceries earlier this week and this morning, he's giving away gas again across the city and suburbs starting at 7am. Check out the list of participating gas stations at this link.
Illinois Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford is hosting the annual “Uplift our Future” Back to School event tomorrow at the Brookfield Zoo Pavilions… registration starts at 11am for free school supplies, backpacks, children’s ID cards and more for the event that includes lunch from noon to 3 pm.
And the state’s tax holiday for back-to-school items started yesterday… for ten days (through August 14th), you’ll save 5% on sales tax for clothing and school supplies.
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