Illinois Coldwell Banker Realtor Berry McCracken spearheads back-to-school drive for Operation Homefront’s Back-to-School Brigade®.
McCracken, who works throughout the Kankakee County and Northern Iroquois County areas and has a thorough knowledge of the local real estate market, is hosting the drive from July 15 to August 15. Donated items can be dropped off at 501 N Kinzie Ave., Bradley, IL 60915. Items needed include backpacks and school supplies such as 2 pocket folders, 1 subject notebook (wide rule), composition notebook (wide rule), loose leaf paper (wide rule), pencils, colored pencils, rulers, glue (sticks or liquid), markers, pens, erasers, and pencil sharpeners.
Back-to-School Brigade® is Operation Homefront’s annual nationwide school supply collection and distribution campaign. Since its inception, Operation Homefront has distributed nearly 350,000 backpacks to military children.