Huskie Service Scholars join in Winter Wear Drive

Photo of a Huskie Service Scholar holding a coat and scarfNIU’s Huskie Service Scholars program is collaborating with the DeKalb Area Women’s Center (DAWC) to coordinate a Winter Wear Drive for the community.

This event will be held from Monday, Nov. 9, through Wednesday, Nov. 18, as part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

Donations of gently used jackets, hats, gloves, scarves, boots and more are sought.

Drop-boxes for these items can be found in the following locations:

Free distribution to the community is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the DAWC, 1021 State St. in DeKalb.

For more information, call Katlyn Luebke at (815) 753-8154 or email

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