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Chartwells-Thomspon donates $30,000 for local students

Credit: 1stdayschoolsupplies.com

Chartwells-Thompson Hospitality, the major school meals provider for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), has donated 2,700 school supplies kits, valued at more than $30,000, to Chicago children. This year’s donation marks the 11th year that Chartwells-Thompson has supported CPS’ back-to-school efforts.

Bob Bloomer, Regional Vice President for Chartwells-Thompson Hospitality, joined State Senator Heather Steans, State Representative Kelly Cassidy and Alderman Harry Osterman at the Care for Real office on August 23rd to collect school supplies for Chicago children. The school supplies kits were distributed to children in the Edgewater community on Thursday, August 25th at the Care for Real location at 5341 N. Sheridan and at the 48th Ward Service Office, 5533 North Broadway.

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