SOUTH CHICAGO — Community groups are teaming up for a back-to-school giveaway this weekend in South Chicago.
According a Facebook post.
There will be a limited distribution of school supplies for students, who must be present to receive the supplies.
COVID-19 vaccines will also be available. People who get vaccinated on Saturday can receive a $50 gift card. There will be first, second and encores available. To reserve a gift card for a vaccination, people should email [email protected] Gift cards will be held for pickup from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
People getting vaccinated are asked to bring their insurance card and ID card, although insurance is not required. Walk-ins are welcome.
The partner groups of the event are the Foundation for the defense of young peoplethe Bridges Puente: Southeast Justice Collectivethe Chicago Department of Public Health, Phalanx Family Services and Victory Pharmacy in Calumet City.
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