Supporting DuPage County Students Making A Difference In Our Community and Beyond

                         Where there is no vision, there is no hope. – George Washington Carver

A few months ago I met a lovely young women named Prevail Bonga. Prevail recently graduated from Downers Grove North High School.  Prevail has been an advocate for gun safety and she is standing up for immigrants. She participated in the March for Our Lives Tour held in Naperville and she also spoke eloquently about her families path to find a better life at the Immigration Rally in Downer Grove.

Prevail is a very articulate and bright young women who’s passion for helping others and wanting to make the world a better place evident by her vision and hope.

Prevail wanted to help the children in Chicago that attend the pubic schools. She had visited with some of the students from CPS and realized they were in need of so many things. Prevail and her friend Emily Gornik took action and with a few of their friends they organized a Back to School Drive for CPS students. The Back to School Drive will benefit two schools, an elementary school in West Englewood and a high school in Roseland.

I am happy to support these outstanding young women from DuPage County who are making a difference in our community and beyond. I hope you will come out and support this great cause.


Where: Downers Grove North High School Main Street Parking Lot

When:  August 11th 3:00 – 7:00 PM

Supplies needed:

Pens, Pencils, Markers, Crayons, Colored Pencils

Books, beginner to advanced, new and gently used

Backpacks, any size

Notebooks, Folders, Glue, Scissors, Tape

Paper, lined and for painting





Laundry Detergent

Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash

Tissue, Disinfecting Wipes

All Toiletries Must Be New 



Liz Chaplin

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