#DoGOODDuPage LAUNCH AT 2017 RACE!
At this year’s Race, Giving DuPage is excited to announce the launch of our biggest service campaign to date – Do GOOD DuPage. For one year, we will ask 150,000 people countywide to join us to transform our community through service. We are looking to everyone – families, students, schools, businesses, faith-based & community groups, mayors and municipalities – to make a positive difference by doing 1 or 2 GOOD things.
By showing your love for your favorite charity, we already know your true identity as a Do-GOODer! Visit the Do GOOD DuPage tent on Race Day. We’ll be giving away some cool Do GOOD gear and you can sign up to join the campaign to DO SOME GOOD.
Help us push our community impact to even greater levels on Race Day by bringing any items on the below donation list to support some of our race charities.
- A gently used diaper bag (carry diapers and other baby items) – GOAL is to collect 10 diaper bags
- Canned food items – GOAL is to collect 200 cans of food
- pet blankets – GOAL is to collect 35 blankets
- New paper towel rolls – GOAL is to collect 50 rolls of paper towels
Bring your items to base camp on Race Day and we’ll make sure our participating charities receive your donations! Thanks for supporting this extra push of generosity and for transforming our community through service!
PACKET PICKUP DATES & TIMES:
1st Date: Wednesday, May 3
Time: 1:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location: First United Methodist Church – 1032 Maple Avenue, Downers Grove
Directions: Located on Maple Ave, just west of Main Street in Downers Grove. There is a large parking lot, and additional parking (if needed), east of Emmet’s restaurant, or along Lane Place (South) or along Grove Street (North). First United is a Race Sponsor with a focus on community engagement and welcoming of people from all backgrounds & faiths.
2nd Date: Thursday, May 4
Time: noon to 7:30 pm
Location: Fresh Thyme Farmers Market – 325 Ogden Street, Downers Grove
Directions: Located on Ogden Avenue, just east of Fairview Avenue on the south side of the street, with a lot of parking in the front & back of the store. Fresh Thyme is a Race Sponsor who has generously supported many local causes.
If you are unable to pickup your packet on these dates, please complete THE PACKET PICKUP FORM by 9 am on Tues 5/2, to assign another individual (or your favorite charity) to pickup your packet. Please ensure the 3rd party knows they are supposed to pickup your Official Race Shirt and bib#.
THERE IS A $5 FEE TO PICKUP YOUR PACKET ON RACE DAY.
Fee payable in cash, with proceeds going to Giving DuPage.