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Stockings for the Troops

November 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Let’s make stockings for our active military and fill them with supplies!

At this hands-on Inside Out Club event, kids can sew a stocking for a service person and fill it with care-package items. We’ll donate the stockings to Operation Support Our Troops (OSOT), which supports soldiers and veterans and is based in DuPage County.

Just in time for Veterans Day, this event will help children appreciate the men and women of our armed forces.

What you need to bring

Each child should come with a couple donation items to go into the stockings:

  1. Flat ornaments
  2. Chocolate bars

We’ll provide the sewing supplies, fabric and instructions to assemble the stocking.

Where and When

This event will be held at the Fry YMCA in their Hang Out room from 3-4pm.

This event is a great way to teach and practice empathy, kindness and gratitude together.

Register

Space is limited. You must register to reserve your spot(s). The cost is $8 per child (adults are free), which covers the cost of supplies, time and organization involved in planning and executing the event.

If you cannot afford the cost, please email the names and ages in your family or group to info@insideoutclub.org and we will be happy to register you for free.

There are 2 ways to register for this event:

First:

Click HERE to register via Eventbrite.

SecondIf you’d like to avoid the Eventbrite fees, please:

  1. Make a donation for $8  per child at https://www.insideoutclub.org/donate/
  2. Put the weekend event name in the comments field as well as the number of children and adults attending
  3. By making the donation, you are agreeing to this RELEASE/WAIVER
  4. We will contact you to complete the registration

Age guidelines / Parent participation

Inside Out Club weekend events are designed for children ages 3-12 and their parents. Older children are welcome to participate as volunteer/mentors for the younger kids. These are family events, not drop off. If you have questions about these guidelines, please contact Diane at diane@insideoutclub.org

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About the club

Inside Out Club DuPage (formerly I Support Community) started in September 2012 after seeing the overwhelming need for children to possess a strong foundation in character and community. Our mission is to develop kids with character inside and out.

Inside Out Club opportunities

inside out club graphicThe Inside Out Club (IOC) is designed to engage kids and families in as many of these four opportunities as possible as they practice character skills and volunteer. Working with teachers, volunteers, parents, school administrators and outside organizations, the Inside Out Club is positively impacting more than 1,400 students and their families. IOC focuses on DuPage County and its needs.

What does Inside Out mean? We work to help students develop the character skills necessary to thrive in their lives, schools, and later in jobs and community. Lessons are based on the foundations of social and emotional learning, which helps people recognize and manage emotions, develop empathy for others, maintain cooperative relationships and make responsible decisions.

Learn more at www.InsideOutClub.org.

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Details

Date:
November 3
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Inside Out Club DuPage
Phone:
630-320-6898
Email:
marion@insideoutclub.org
Website:
www.insideoutclub.org

Venue

Fry Family YMCA
2120 W. 95th Street
Naperville, IL 60564 United States
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Phone:
630-904-9595
Website:
https://www.ymcachicago.org/fry/
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