Fill the boxes

Together We Cope is holding its annual Back to School supply drive. Needed supplies include backpacks, spiral notebooks, looseleaf paper, two-pocket folders, pens, pencils, crayons, watercolor paints, colored pencils, washable markers, glue sticks, scissors, rulers, soft erasers, one-gallon plastic bags, re-sealable sandwich bags, paper towels and tissue. Donors can bring supplies to Together We Cope, 17010 S. Oak Park Ave. in Tinley Park, or to 30 south suburban locations with a school bus collection box. A full list of these drop-offsites is at For more information contact 633-5040 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Together We Cope is a nonprofit agency based in Tinley Park that assists families in crisis from 22 south suburban communities through its food pantry, resale shop and financial aid for some costs such as mortgage, rent and utility payments.