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February 4, 2019

CCRx's 4th Swap Circle for Teachers was a great success -- demonstrating yet again the abundance we have and how we can fulfill the needs of our teachers and their students.    300 Chicago teachers braved snow and cold after school on Friday and all day on Saturday, January 25-26 to find a fantastic array of supplies, equipment and materials for their classrooms... 

 About 100 individuals and companies made donations for this Swap.  Highlights included Blitsy and A.C. Moore's donation of hundreds of rolls of decorative Washi Tape.  Scholastic and CPS donated hundreds of brand new books.  Artists and Craftsman Supply and Dick Blick donated brand new art supplies.  The Furniture Shop donated yards and yards of fabric.  The Chicago Community Trust donated hundreds of books of beautiful photos of Chicago.  The Poetry Foundation gave artist-designed posters.  The Joffrey Ballet donated leotards and costumes.  Glenwood South High School donated an ensemble's wort...

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