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District 153 students mark MLK Day collecting donations for three agencies

As the nation marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17, students in Homewood schools are asking friends and residents to support their efforts to assist three regional agencies by donating needed items.

Willow School is collecting for the South Suburban Humane Society, Churchill School is working with Anew (formerly South Suburban Family Shelter) and James Hart School is collecting for Respond Now.

Items can be delivered between 9 a.m. and noon to James Hart School cafeteria, 18220 Morgan St., entering Door I.

The list of needed items follows.

Willow School/South Suburban Humane Society: Paper towels . . .

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