July event benefits We Care of Grundy County

Associated Orthodontists, in partnership with We Care of Grundy County,will be hosting a month-long back pack drive to collect new back packs for families in need. The drive will run from Monday, July 9 through Tuesday, July 31 and all items collected will be donated to We Care of Grundy County.

Current patients of Associated Orthodontists participating in the drive will be entered into a drawing to win an AO gift pack, including a $30 Best Buy gift card, as a thank you for their donation.

The general public is also welcome to participate, and can drop off back packs at any Associated Orthodontists location during normal business hours. Participants are encouraged to contact their local Associated Orthodontists office to confirm weekly hours of operation.

“At AO, we continually look for ways to give back to the communities in which we work, serve and live,” said Julie Gardner, Director of Practice Development with Associated Orthodontists. “We are proud to partner with an organization like We Care of Grundy County to help ensure that local children have the necessary supplies they need to succeed in school.”

Associated Orthodontists has six convenient locations in Joliet, Plainfield, Morris, New Lenox, Frankfort and Bourbonnais. Please visit greatbraces.com to find a location near you.

We Care of Grundy County is located at 530 Bedford Rd in Morris, IL. Please call (815) 942-6389 or visit wecareofgrundy.com for more information about services and programs.

About We Care of Grundy County

We Care of Grundy County is a local nonprofit agency and United Way Community Partner that was established as a resource for people in Grundy County who are in need. Its simple, yet powerful motto, “A helping hand, neighbor to neighbor” captures the spirit of what it is about…friends helping friends. We Care is provides emergency assistance to Grundy County residents in the form of food, rent, utility and prescription assistance. For more information on We Care of Grundy County, please visit wecareofgrundy.com.