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Chapter Information

Care to Learn - St. Charles was established in 2014 as the 16th Care to Learn Chapter. It currently serves students in partnership with the City of St. Charles School District.

In addition to serving the health, hunger, and hygiene needs, the St. Charles Care to Learn Chapter also provides a robust weekend backpack program for students sending out nearly 400 backpacks weekly.

The St. Charles Chapter also partners with several organizations in the community to raise funds for students, including its widely successful gala held every other year to raise funds for students in need.

Care to Learn - St. Charles has a strong partnership with Dentistry for Children, Dr. Pabisz with Midwest Eye Associates, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist, Rob Bittick Construction, and Sams.

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Key Facts

Care to Learn - St. Charles

  • $317,075.74 = Total Amount Spent to Meet Students’ Needs
  • 67,209 = Total Number of Student Needs Met
  • $4.72 = Average Cost to Meet A Student’s Need

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Chapter Leadership

Advisory Council Members

Our Advisory Council Members are key Care to Learn contributors actively supporting the lives of students in their community.

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Meeting the Need

Care to Learn - St. Charles works with the City of St. Charles School District to fill these health, hunger, and hygiene needs for students:

Doctor appointments
Dental care
Eye exam and glasses
Hearing services/equipment
Mental health services
Pest control services
Prescription assistance
Transportation to medical appointments

Weekend food bags (PK – 4th)
Food pantry (5th – 12th)
Classroom snacks
Grocery vouchers

Clothing/Shoe voucher
Feminine products
Lice treatments
Laundry detergent
Laundry vouchers
Household cleaning supplies

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You can help make a difference today—every gift counts. See how you can support our mission and help kids in your area, and across the state, be successful in school.

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