ELBURNâ€”Holiday Spirit, a joint program between the Kaneland schools and Conley Outreach/West Towns, is in need of organizations, businesses, churches and other groups to adopt local families in need this holiday season.
Last year, Holiday Spirit provided assistance to 132 children in 63 families through the generous donations from the community. Unfortunately, program organizers anticipate the need will be just as great this year.
Individuals or groups interested in adopting a family can call Nicole Pryor (social worker at Kaneland John Shields Elementary School) at (630) 466-8500, ext. 108, or Carol Alfrey (West Towns Coordinator) at (630) 365-2880. Monetary donations are also needed to purchase last minute gifts and for gas gift cards. Checks payable to Holiday Spirit can be sent c/o Conley Outreach, P.O. Box 931, Elburn IL 60119.