Day of Action

COD Cares Spring Semester Day of Action

and Popcorn Bar


Tuesday, April 21, 2015
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Student Services Center (SSC) Atrium


The COD Cares Monthly Service Activities Calendar through March 2016 will be revealed at the Spring Day of Action, but here's a
*Sneak Peek*...

Mark your calendar for Monday, May 4 because from 6-7:30 p.m. a group of up to 50 people will head to
Feed My Starving Children in Aurora and pack food for distribution to third world nations. If you are interested, please reply
to this email and we'll add your name to the list. It will fill up fast, so don't wait!

If you are already a COD Action Hero, wear your eye-catching t-shirt to show your support!

Action Stations:

Roll up your sleeves and get to work at an Action Station!

  • ASSEMBLE A SEND-OFF PACKAGE for military personnel to be distributed at O'Hare International Airport through the USO
  • PLANT FLOWERS AND DECORATE POTS to bring cheer to homebound or senior living center residents through Meals on Wheels and at Canticle Place. (This activity will take place outside depending on the weather.)
  • CREATE NO-SEW STOCKING CAPS for babies lost at birth through Angel Babies (hospitals involved are Central DuPage and Good Samaritan)
  • WRITE NOTES OF ENCOURAGEMENT and DECORATE CARE PACKAGE BOXES for cancer patients that Phil's Friends will send in the mail
  • REPURPOSE 2014 LAPS WITH THE CHAPS T-SHIRTS into drawstring tote bags for seniors at DuPage Convalescent Center and veterans through the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans


Donation Stations:

While you are spring cleaning, look for items that our community needs from us!

  • STUFFED ANIMALS (preferably new) for local police and fire stations to give to children in crisis situations
  • USED BOOKS for S.C.A.R.C.E. (School and Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education)
  • SUPPLIES NEEDED by Angel Babies, an organization that creates internment gowns and memorial pillows for babies lost at birth (hospitals involved are Central DuPage and Good Samaritan)
      • Delicate fabrics (wedding/christening gowns, pastel bridesmaid/prom dresses)
      • Ribbon
      • Scissors
      • Lace
      • Bias tape
  • USED CELL PHONES for victims of domestic violence distributed through Lions Club International



2014 Fall Semester Day of Action Gallery


2014 Spring Semester Day of Action Gallery


Contact Information

Ami Chambers, Community Relations Coordinator, (630) 942-3823