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July 5th at – August 3rd at

McLean County Museum of History

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Now through August 3, the Museum will be participating in the Back 2 School Alliance School Supply Drive to help collect school supplies for local students in need for the 2024-2025 school year. 

Supplies collected will be distributed to students throughout District 87 and Unit 5 who meet eligibility guidelines.

Bring in any new school supply from the list below and each person in your party who brings in at least one item will receive free admission to the Museum on the day you visit! 

Backpack- 13 inches to 18 inches in height                Zippered Binder- 1.5 inches or 2 inches

3-Ring Binder- 1.5 inches                                             Divider Tabs- 5 count per package

2-Pocket Folders                                                          Index Cards- 3x5, lined

Loose Leaf Paper- wide ruled                                      Spiral Notebook- wide ruled, 70 count pages

Ruler- standard/metric 12 inches                                 Colored Pencils- 12 count

Markers- washable, thick, classic colors                     #2 Pencils- 12 count

Black or Blue Pens- 10/12 count                                  Glue Sticks- washable

Crayons- 24 count                                                        Highlighters

Fiskar Scissors (blunt and pointed tip)                         Pink Erasers

Ruler (standard/metric 12”)

The donation bin to drop off your items will be located on the ground floor of the Museum in the Cruisin’ with Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center.

For more information, please visit the Back 2 School Alliance’s website at back2schoolalliance.org/.

Please consider donating if you can. Every pen, pencil, binder and notebook donated helps local teachers and students by providing the tools they need for the new school year!

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Now through August 3, the Museum will be participating in the Back 2 School Alliance School Supply Drive to help collect school supplies for local students in need for the 2024-2025 school year. 

Supplies collected will be distributed to students throughout District 87 and Unit 5 who meet eligibility guidelines.

Bring in any new school supply from the list below and each person in your party who brings in at least one item will receive free admission to the Museum on the day you visit! 

Backpack- 13 inches to 18 inches in height                Zippered Binder- 1.5 inches or 2 inches

3-Ring Binder- 1.5 inches                                             Divider Tabs- 5 count per package

2-Pocket Folders                                                          Index Cards- 3x5, lined

Loose Leaf Paper- wide ruled                                      Spiral Notebook- wide ruled, 70 count pages

Ruler- standard/metric 12 inches                                 Colored Pencils- 12 count

Markers- washable, thick, classic colors                     #2 Pencils- 12 count

Black or Blue Pens- 10/12 count                                  Glue Sticks- washable

Crayons- 24 count                                                        Highlighters

Fiskar Scissors (blunt and pointed tip)                         Pink Erasers

Ruler (standard/metric 12”)

The donation bin to drop off your items will be located on the ground floor of the Museum in the Cruisin’ with Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center.

For more information, please visit the Back 2 School Alliance’s website at back2schoolalliance.org/.

Please consider donating if you can. Every pen, pencil, binder and notebook donated helps local teachers and students by providing the tools they need for the new school year!