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DuPage Back to School Fair will provide free school supplies to those in need on August 7

DuPage Fair poster Families in need can get free books, school supplies, hair cuts, and more at the DuPage Back to School Fair on August 7. The fair is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton.

Families will be able to get free books, school supplies, and haircuts for their students. There will also be free information provided about medical, dental and vision care; employment; financial assistance; legal counseling; a blood drive, and more.

The Fair is open to all families with students who have children from kindergarten through high school.

Guardians will need to bring proof of income (recent pay stubs, tax return, or public aid card) or cash-income verification (written letter from your employer, recent bank statement, or a note from a caseworker); proof of a DuPage County address (photo ID, driver’s license or state ID, and a recent utility bill or lease); and identification for the child (birth certificate or medical card).

The event is wheelchair accessible and Spanish interpreters will be available.

Posted: June 28, 2019