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December WISE Holiday Party coming December 17

Dec 04, 2019 07:10AM ● By Editor

From W.I.S.E - December 4, 2019

All are welcome (yes, Men, too) to attend the December WISE Holiday Party. 

Tuesday December 17th at 5:00 PM at Voyageur Brewery!

WISE is an acronym for Women’s Initiative for Service and Education

WISE is a service organization that gets things done—especially for youth and families in Cook County. WISE was formerly known as the Lionesses. 

If you are a current member, if you are interested in becoming a member or you just want to join a party, then please plan to attend this fun meeting.

Socialize with a wonderful group of people doing great things!

Hope to see you there.

Food will be provided, but people will need to purchase their own beverages.  Please come help us celebrate the season of giving!

**Please bring a donation for the Counselor’s Closet at the school.  The Counselor’s Closet supplies items for students who need emergency clothing or supplies.  

Here’s a list of their needs:


***Gift cards to local businesses or online shopping such as Joynes, Amazon, Target, Walmart, Zappos or even Visa gift cards, etc.

 Student Basic Needs PK-12

*Personal Hygiene Needs:

  • Toothpaste (travel size)
  • Bandaids
  • Water bottles (Middle and High School)
  • Travel size shampoo
  • Travel size conditioner
  • Travel size lotions
  • Chapstick
  • Small bags that personal hygiene supplies can go into.

Clothing Needs:

  • Black leggings in a variety of sizes. (ranging from Kids 5 - Adult XL). 
  • Athletic type pants in a variety of sizes. (ranging from Kids 5 - Adult XL)
  • White/Black/other color plain shirts in a variety of sizes (ranging from Kids 5 - Adult XL)
  • Running/athletic shoes size boy big kids 2 ½ and mens size 9 1/2.


  • Classroom snacks. 
  • Lunch account assistance - Social Work lunch account can assist students who are in need.

Winter needs

  • Snow Pants in a variety of sizes - Gender neutral preferred
  • Boots in a variety of sizes - Gender neutral preferred
  • Waterproof gloves and mittens in a variety of sizes