USO Care Package Drive

ul 4.24.13 May 14, 2015
11:00AM-1:00PM
Chicago Campus
atrium, second floor
122 S. Michigan Ave.

As part of the Month of Service, NLU is hosting a care package drive for USO of Illinois. Care packages are an excellent way to support the military and to improve the morale of service members stationed overseas. We're asking for your help in creating these important packages.

Volunteer Options

You can give your time by creating care packages:

  • Building boxes
  • Creating handmade cards
  • Packing boxes with donated items
  • Creating custom labels for soldiers

You can donate items (turn in items now until May 11 at each campus services office or in Chicago on the second floor at the welcome center):

  • Entertainment: DVDs, CDs, MP3 players, portable CD players, handheld games, playing cards, books, magazines, crossword puzzles, iTunes gift cards
  • Hygiene items: baby/foot powder, baby wipes, deodorant, lip balm, kleenex, lotion, toothpaste/toothbrush, dental floss, Q-tips, shampoo, soap, etc.
  • Clothing: T-shirts, hats, socks, sports team merchandise
  • Food, non-perishable items: beef jerky, powdered drink mix, coffee, granola bars, trail mix, dry snacks, ramen noodle cups, gum, tuna cans, etc.
  • Miscellaneous items: pens, paper, envelopes, international phone cards, greeting cards to be sent back home, sunscreen, hand warmers

You can donate money for purchasing items or shipping and handling:

  • Please visit www.nl.edu/USOdonate to make a monetary donation. Indicate that this event is for National Louis University.

For more information, contact Paul Knudtson at 312.261.3262 or pknudtson@nl.edu

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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