Day of Action

Sustain and Reclaim: Spring Day of Action

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Student Services Center (SSC) Atrium

To recognize Earth Day, COD Cares Action Heroes will be doing their part to protect Mother Earth.

No need to register. Stop by and participate in any of the following activities that interest you!

  • Send milkweed seeds skyward in biodegradable balloons to attract monarch butterflies to our campus.
  • Spread the love! Help proliferate the COD prairielands by potting native grasses and flowers.
  • Get Keyed In! Drop off old keys and separate them for recycling.
  • Color your world! Donate new and used crayons, then peel away the paper to prep them for melting and making new "super crayons" for little hands.
  • Be a Dream Weaver! Strip COD Prairie willow branches and learn how to weave baskets that will be donated.

Fall 2017 Day of Action "Manual Labor of Love": 480 Hours of Service in One Day!

Armed with rakes, sponges and work gloves, 120 COD Cares Action Heroes boarded shuttle buses and minivans heading for 12 locations throughout DuPage County for the Manual Labor of Love Serve-a-thon Thursday, Oct. 26. Thanks to Heroes who worked hard at these organizations: 360 Youth Services; Almost Home Kids; Bridge Communities; COD Prairie; Family Shelter Services; Family Shelter Services Second Chance Resale Shop; Hope House; Humanitarian Service Project; Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans; Peoples Resource Center; Willowbrook Wildlife Center; and World Relief.



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Contact Information

COD Cares

Ami Chambers 
Community Relations Coordinator
(630) 942-3823

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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